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Wednesday’s national forecast

A front moves onto the west of the country today bringing rain, eastern areas remain mostly dry with thickening high cloud.

Auckland & Northland
Cloudy with brisk northeasterlies, the odd shower especially in the east. Rain develops about Northland in the afternoon then Auckland in the evening.
Highs: 15-16

Bay Of Plenty, Waikato & Central North Island
Skies becoming cloudy in the morning. Northeasterly breezes, brisk about the Bay Of Plenty. Expect the odd shower at times during the day about the Bay Of Plenty, other regions fairly dry then in the evening widespread rain moves in. Rain moves into the CNI overnight.
Highs: 13-16

Eastern North Island
Cloudy spells with northeasterly breezes, brisk at times. A few drizzle patches move in during the evening, especially about Gisborne.
High: 15

A few morning sunny spells then becoming cloudy in the afternoon, gusty northeasterly breezes. The odd shower develops mid to late afternoon then expect rain in the evening.
High: 15

Wellington & Western North Island south of Taranaki
Sunny with increasing high cloud, northeasterly breezes. A few spots of rain possible late evening then rain develops overnight.
High: 15-16

Cloudy with the odd shower developing in the afternoon then turning to rain in the evening. Could be a heavy fall or two overnight. Breezy north to northeasterly winds.
High: 14

Skies becoming mostly cloudy in the morning, breezy north to northeasterly winds. Late evening rain develops.
Highs: 14-15

Thickening high cloud from morning, brisk northeasterlies. A few spots of rain possible overnight.
Highs: 14-15

West Coast
Cloudy with breezy northeasterlies, the odd shower possible then rain sets in late afternoon.
High: 13

Coastal Otago
Sunny spells and thickening high cloud, a few spots of rain possible overnight. Brisk northeasterlies.
Highs: 12-13

Central Otago
High cloud thickening in the morning, some rain moves over during the afternoon clearing at night. Northeasterlies.
High: 13

Plenty of high cloud with northeasterlies, a few spots of rain move over late afternoon and evening.
Highs: 13-14


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