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Wednesday’s national forecast

A low pressure system moves over the country today, most places are likely to recieve rain or showers at some point during the day. The far southwestern corner of the South Island however is likely to remain dry.

Northland, Auckland
Showers ease clearing in the afternoon, the odd sunny spell then possible. Humidity easing a little during the day with strong westerly breezes, gusty about Auckland.
Highs: 21-22

Waikato, CNI & BOP
Rain in the morning possibly heavy and thundery about the BOP at first then easing to showers by midday as northerlies change westerly. Showers clear at night.
Highs: 19-22
Eastern North Island
Humid with morning rain easing then clearing in the afternoon, the odd sunny spell then pushing through. Northeast breezes tend northwest after midday. Wairarapa may continue to see the odd shower after midday then clearing there finally overnight.
Highs: 22-24
Western North Island
Periods of rain with gusty northerlies changing westerly in the afternoon. Rain clears overnight.
Highs: 22-24
Morning rain and northeasterly winds ease, rain clears for a time around midday however remaining quite cloudy. Mid afternoon southerlies pick up bringing further rain.
Highs: 19-20
Marlborough & Nelson
Rain, heavy falls in the morning ease in the afternoon then clear by evening. Southerly breezes.
Highs: 19-20
Periods of rain with southerly breezes, rain eases in the evening then clears at night.
High: 16
West Coast
Morning showers about North Westland and Buller clear then expect afternoon sunny spells. Sunny and cloudy spells elsewhere for most of the day. Southwest breezes.
Highs: 18-19
Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy skies with light winds, the odd shower possible about North Otago then later in the evening showers become a little more widespread as winds tend southwest.
Highs: 14-17


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