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Wednesday’s national forecast – High remains in place

A high pressure system continues to lie over New Zealand today, the centre of the high is out to the east. Conditions are mainly settled with areas of morning fog breaking to sun. A few showers continue for northeastern parts of the North Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Partly cloudy skies with a few showers, especially from late morning north of about Tauranga. Easterly winds. Waikato and eastern Bay Of Plenty has mainly sunny weather with after fog breaks away.
Highs: 19-21

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning low cloud or fog then breaking to sunny spells, chance of a shower in the afternoon for Taranaki. Light winds.
Highs: 17-21

Eastern North Island

Mostly sunny with some cloud at times, some mid level cloud hangs about Gisborne with the odd shower. Morning fog possible too especially inland Wairarapa. Light east to northeast winds.
Highs: 18-20


A mix of sun and cloud, cloud may be thicker in the morning. Northerly winds.
Highs: 19-22

Marlborough & Nelson

A mix of sun and cloud, some morning fog possible inland then breaking away. Light winds tend to the north to northeast in the afternoon.
Highs: 19-21


Low cloud or fog on the plains then afternoon sun, low cloud may hang about the coast in some spots then thickening again at night. Mostly sunny elsewhere (mainly inland) from morning. Light winds tend east to northeast after midday.
Highs: 17-18

West Coast

A mix of sun and cloud, cloud thickens late afternoon especially South Westland. Morning fog for inland Buller breaks away. Light winds.
Highs: 18-20

Southland & Otago
Sunny with light winds. Morning low cloud or fog possible about coastal Otago then breaking to mostly sunny weather, afternoon northeasterlies.
Highs: 18-19


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