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Wednesday’s national forecast

An east to northeasterly airflow lies over the country today moving around a high which is centred east of the South Island in the Pacific Ocean.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas and high cloud after any morning fog breaks away, light winds tending easterly about Northland. Chance of a shower late afternoon or evening about the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty.
Highs: 21-22

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Cloudy areas, chance of a shower or two mainly afternoon. Light winds.
Highs: 20-21

Eastern North Island

Morning sunny areas, cloud builds after midday with the odd shower possible
late afternoon / evening. East to southeasterly winds.
High: 19


A few morning showers clear, cloudy with southerly winds.
High: 17

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly cloudy with easterly quarter winds. Chance of a shower mainly
Highs: 18-19


Mostly cloudy with east to northeast winds, the odd drizzle patch possible,
mainly this morning then easing this afternoon.
High: 15

West Coast

Morning drizzle clears, sunny breaks develop in the afternoon. Light
Highs: 18-19

Southland & Otago

Mostly sunny with light east to northeast breezes after any morning cloud
breaks away. A risk of overnight fog.
Highs: 15-17

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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