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Wednesday’s national forecast

A south to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, temperatures fairly cool for most with the odd shower occurring along the North Island’s east coat and about inland Buller late afternoon / evening.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Morning cloud breaks to afternoon sunny areas, mostly sunny about the Bay Of Plenty. Breezy west to southerwesterly winds.
Highs: 18-20

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Sunny spells from morning, further east towards the ranges expect cloudy areas and the odd morning shower, drying out in the afternoon with cloud breaking away. Southerly winds.
Highs: 14-18

Eastern North Island

Mainly cloudy skies with southerly winds, the odd shower about with dry spells also.
Highs: 15-16


Mostly cloudy with breezy southerly winds, chance of a shower in the morning otherwise dry.
High: 13

Marlborough & Nelson

Cloudy areas with southeasterly winds, tending east to northeast in the afternoon. Chance of the odd shower otherwise mainly dry.
Highs: 13-15


Any early showers clear, remaining fairly cloudy but some sun possible in the afternoon. Southwesterly winds.
High: 13

West Coast

Sunny areas with light southwesterly winds. Isolated showers late afternoon / evening about inland Buller.
Highs: 16

Southland & Otago

Any early showers clear, sunny areas start to break through from afternoon. Southwesterlies die out later in the day.
Highs: 11-16

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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