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Wednesday’s national forecast

A high brings settled weather to the South Island today. Southern and western parts of the North Island are mainly settled in a southeasterly airflow however the East Coast and Waikato northwards sees rain or showers.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Cloudy with occasional showers for Northland. Some rain for Auckland, more so in the north and eastern areas like eastern Coromandel / Great Barrier Island where there could be heavy falls. The Waikato and Bay Of Plenty is cloudy with a few showers, mainly afternoon / evening. Eastern Bay Of Plenty may be fairly dry for much of the day. Gusty east to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 12-14

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Mostly sunny with southeasterly breezes.
Highs: 10-14

Eastern North Island

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, mainly Hawkes Bay northwards. Light southeasterly winds.
Highs: 11-13


Mostly sunny with light southeasterly winds.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 11-12


Sunny with light winds, east to northeast breezes across the Plains in the afternoon. Frosty morning and night especially inland.
High: 10

West Coast

Sunny with light winds, frosty morning and night especially inland.
High: 10

Southland & Otago

Sunny with light winds. Heavy frosts morning and night especially inland.
Highs: 6-10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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