Conditions ease for the Coromandel today meanwhile a northerly airflow builds over the South Island. Friday sees the arrival of a new low moving in from the Tasman although it is on the weaker side, this low deepens a little on Saturday and moves over New Zealand.
White – Frosty for the inner South Island to start today.
Blue – Any remaining heavy rain eases in the morning for Coromandel. Some heavy rain develops overnight for Fiordland.
Purple – Northerly winds pick up overnight through Cook Strait with winds becoming strong at times, strong to gale northeasterly winds develop overnight about coastal Fiordland.
Blue – Some heavy rain for the West Coast of the South Island as a low in the Tasman Sea directs a northerly airflow onto the western side of the South Island. Areas of rain move onto southwestern regions of the North Island overnight, chance of a heavy fall here.
Purple – Gusty northerly winds through Cook Strait ease from afternoon.
Blue – Heavy rain eases about the top of the South Island by midday. Some brief heavy rain possible for the west of the North Island in the morning then easing to showers.
– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned.
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– Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz