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Wednesday’s national forecast

A northeasterly airflow lies over the country today, moving around an area of high pressure out to the east.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Areas of cloud, some sun at times. There may be some low cloud or fog about Waikato to start. Northeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-16

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with some morning high cloud then breaking away, also expect areas of low cloud or fog to start about some inland spots away from the coast. Winds are light.
Highs: 13-16

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny, some morning high cloud breaks away. Light winds tend northeast in the afternoon.
Highs: 14-16


Morning cloud, chance of a brief shower then afternoon sunny spells break through. Northerly winds.
High: 14

Marlborough & Nelson

Mostly cloudy however expect afternoon sunny areas for Marlborough, the Sounds and Nelson areas may see morning drizzle. Light winds tend northerly or northwest.
Highs: 13-16


Morning low cloud or fog then some afternoon sun breaks through, northeasterlies.
Highs: 10-13

West Coast

Cloudy with rain for South Westland, some drizzle at times further north. Northeasterly winds. 
Highs: 11-13

Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and thickening high cloud, spots of rain possible late afternoon / evening for Southland and Central Otago. North to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-12

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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