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Wednesday’s national forecast

An anticyclone sits over the South Island today while a south to southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Morning high cloud breaks to a mostly sunny afternoon, South to Sou’West winds die out by evening.
Highs: 23-24

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Mostly sunny with southeasterly winds.
Highs: 20-22

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny with south to southeasterly breezes.
Highs: 20-21


Mostly sunny with southeasterly winds.
High: 18

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly sunny with light winds in the morning, afternoon east to southeasterly winds about Marlborough and afternoon northerlies for Nelson.
Highs: 18-19


Some morning drizzle possible, a few sunny areas possible from afternoon otherwise remaining quite cloudy. Southerly winds tend East to Nor’East after midday.
High: 16

West Coast

Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 18-20

Southland & Otago

Any early cloud clears to mostly sunny weather, light winds tend westerly or southwest.
Highs: 16-18

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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