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Wednesday night’s national forecast

A northwesterly airflow lies over the South Island and lower North Island tonight, cloudy areas in the west with the odd drizzle patch, clearer skies out east. Northeasterlies lie over the upper North Island, expect cloudy periods with some drizzle for northeastern coastal areas, a few showers about Northland.

Cloudy periods with northeasterly winds, a few showers north of Kaitaia spread a little further south overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 9-10


Periods of cloud with east to northeast winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 9

Bay Of Plenty

Mostly cloudy with a few drizzle patches overnight, light east to northeast
Tonight’s Low: 9

Central North Island & Waikato

Cloudy spells with light winds tending northeasterly, chance of a fog patch
overnight about the Central North Island. Some drizzle may make it into Taupo
and the surrounding area at times.
Tonight’s Lows: 4-5

Eastern North Island

Some high cloud, light northerlies.
Tonight’s Low: 6-7


Periods of cloud with north to northeasterly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 8

Western North Island

Clear spells, some cloud at times with light winds. Skies about Kapiti will
be cloudier with the chance of a drizzle patch, northwesterlies.
Tonight’s Low: 7


Cloudy periods with north to northwesterly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 10

Cloud increasing this evening, the odd drizzle patch or shower moves in overnight.

Tonight’s Lows: 8-9


Mainly clear skies, northwesterlies ease a little this evening.
Tonight’s Low: 7


Mainly clear skies with northeasterlies easing near the coast this evening,
northwesterlies freshen about inland areas.
Tonight’s Low: 4

West Coast

Mostly cloudy with north to northeasterly winds, drizzle about South
Westland moves further north later this evening / overnight.
Tonight’s Lows: 7-8

Coastal Otago

Clear spells and some high cloud, easterlies ease this evening.
Tonight’s Low: 5

Central Otago

Clear spells and some high cloud, west to northwest winds.
Tonight’s Lows: 4-5


Areas of high cloud with northerly winds.
Tonight’s Low: 6

Homepage image / Zelda Wynn

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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