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Wednesday’s national forecast

A ridge moves onto the South Island during today while a southerly airflow lies over the North Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Northland and Auckland see a few mornings showers especially in the west then cloud breaks to sunny spells with southwesterly winds. A mix of sun and cloud for the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty, may be a shower late afternoon / evening. Light southerlies.
Highs: 18-19

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Nearer the ranges to the east (Manawatu for e.g.) expect cloudy areas with the risk of a shower, further west about the likes of Taranaki expect conditions to become mostly sunny in the morning. South to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 12-17

Eastern North Island
Cloudy with a few patchy light showers, fresh south to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 13-14

Mostly cloudy, may be a shower or two with cool southerly winds.
High: 13

Marlborough & Nelson
May be a morning shower, cloud breaking to sunny areas from afternoon about Marlborough with southeasterly winds. Nelson sees cloud hang around for much of the day with light Northerlies from midday.
Highs: 14-16

A few light morning showers, cloud breaks to some sun from afternoon. South to southwesterly winds die out in the evening.
Highs: 10-12

West Coast
Sunny with light winds, inland Buller may see warm afternoon temperatures.
Highs: 17-19

Southland & Otago
May be a morning shower for coastal areas then sunny spells increase, mainly sunny inland after morning cloud breaks away. West to southwesterly winds die out in the evening.
Highs: 14-19

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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