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Wednesday’s national forecast – Northwest airflow eases

A front moves onto the lower North Island this morning meanwhile a northwesterly airflow over the country eases during today.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Partly cloudy, chance of a shower, especially for eastern Northland, otherwise mainly dry. Light north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-17

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Showers turn to rain in the morning, easing back to showers in the afternoon and clearing evening. Gusty northwesterlies ease from afternoon.
Highs: 10-16

Eastern North Island

Sun and some high cloud, spits of rain for Wairarapa clear in the afternoon. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 17-19


Rain, clearing in the afternoon with sun breaking through. Gale northwesterlies ease after midday.
High: 15

Marlborough & Nelson

Rain for Nelson, spits spreading into Marlborough then clearing before midday with sun increasing. Strong northwesterlies ease.
Highs: 15-17


Sunny with some high cloud later in the day, morning rain in the high country clears. North to northwesterly winds ease around midday.
Highs: 12-18

West Coast

Showers ease, clearing in the afternoon with sun breaking through as northwesterlies change southwest. Showers remain for Fiordland though.
Highs: 10-14

Southland & Otago
Occasional spits or showers for Southland and the Lakes District, clearing evening. Otago has a mix of sun and cloud. West to northwesterly winds, strong about the Southland coast.
Highs: 11-15


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