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Saturday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Sat, 06/10/2018 - 04:00

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather for New Zealand today, some cloud at times however especially this morning and for much of the day along the North Island's East Coast.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny although expect some cloud at times Auckland southwards especially from afternoon, chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening for southern parts of Auckland, Waikato and inland Bay Of Plenty then clearing later in the evening. Winds are light then afternoon sea breezes develop.
Highs: 20-22

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, some cloud may build again in the afternoon for inland areas bringing the low risk of an isolated shower otherwise staying dry. Southeasterly winds. Afternoon sea breezes develop for Taranaki.
Highs: 17-21

Eastern North Island
Cloudy for the Wairarapa, cloud spreading further northwards during the morning bringing the chance of a light shower or drizzle patch. Southerly winds swing around to the northeast during the afternoon.
Highs: 14-16

Wellington
Morning cloud then mostly sunny from afternoon as southeasterly winds tend northeast.
High: 16

Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud breaks to a mostly sunny afternoon. Some cloud hanging about inland areas for the rest of the day, perhaps even the low risk of an isolated shower or two. Afternoon north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-16

Canterbury
Morning cloud then mostly sunny, east to northeasterly winds freshen in the afternoon especially about the coast Banks Peninsula northwards.
Highs: 13-16

West Coast
Mostly sunny with light winds tending onshore in the afternoon, some cloud hanging about during the day Greymouth northwards may produce an isolated shower late afternoon / evening about inland hills and ranges.
Highs: 14-17

Southland & Otago
Sunny weather with light winds, tending onshore during the afternoon.
Highs: 13-18

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/saturdays-national-forecast-3...

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 11:56 AM

Friday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Fri, 05/10/2018 - 03:22

A front slowly moves northwards over the South Island on Friday, weakening as it pushes northwards. Meanwhile a low moves southeast past the northeastern side of the North Island during the day.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, there may be some morning cloud of fog (fog for inland areas). Cloud may also hang about Northland during the day bringing the chance of a shower or two, skirting the east coast. Light southerly quarter winds.
Highs: 19-21

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with west to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-19

Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, light winds tend onshore in the afternoon.
Highs: 18-21

Wellington
Mostly sunny then a few evening showers develop as northwesterly winds change southerly.
High: 15

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, late afternoon or evening a few showers develop, some may even be heavy in isolated spots for inland areas then clearing later on / overnight. Light winds.
Highs: 18-20

West Coast
Cloudy areas and a few showers, mostly clearing by evening. Light northwesterlies.
Highs: 13-16

Canterbury
Cloud thickens up in the morning with southerly winds, chance of a shower or two mainly about inland areas.
Highs: 10-13

Southland & Otago
A mix of sun and cloud, afternoon southwesterlies may bring a few showers for Southland, skies clearing up later in the evening. A fairly dry day for everyone else, afternoon east to northeast winds develop about coastal Otago.
Highs: 13-14

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/fridays-national-forecast-330...

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 11:51 AM

Thursday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Thu, 04/10/2018 - 04:00

A low pressure system brings some rain to Northland today meanwhile about the far south a front moves onto Southland this morning, in between conditions are a little more settled with a ridge of high pressure.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Rain for Northland, the odd heavy fall possible in the east then clearing in the evening, winds from the east. Auckland southwards, a chance of morning low cloud or fog then sunny spells, chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening. Light winds.
Highs: 17-19

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, some cloud may persist about Kapiti during the day bringing the risk of a shower or two. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 15-17

Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, light winds tend northeast in the afternoon for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Highs: 19-21

Wellington
Cloudy areas, brisk northwesterly winds.
High: 15

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 17-20

Canterbury
Sunny areas and some high cloud, a few spots of rain possible mainly about South Canterbury. In the evening southerlies push into South Canterbury, moving further northwards overnight bringing some cloud.
Highs: 17-20

West Coast
Mostly cloudy, rain moves into Fiordland during the morning with a chance of heavy falls. The odd shower further north. Rain gradually moves northwards in the evening then overnight however it will ease.
Highs: 13-15

Southland & Otago
Southwesterly winds freshen about Southland in the morning bringing showers, showers ease afternoon then clear evening. Showers don’t move into Otago till midday, still clearing in the evening.
Highs: 11-16

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/thursdays-national-forecast-2...

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 11:47 AM

Wednesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Wed, 03/10/2018 - 03:45

An anticyclone lies over New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, chance of an isolated shower for Northland later in the day otherwise mainly dry. Light winds then afternoon sea breezes for most.
Highs: 17-20

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, some cloud builds about inland hills / ranges in the afternoon bringing the low risk of an isolated shower otherwise mainly dry. Light winds tend westerly after midday.
Highs: 15-18

Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, light winds tend east to northeast around midday. Some cloud builds about the ranges in the afternoon, there may be an isolated shower for the hills of Wairarapa otherwise mainly dry.
Highs: 15-18

Wellington
A few early showers possible then sunny areas increase, southerlies tend northerly around midday.
High: 15

Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud breaks to sunny weather, northerly winds develop.
Highs: 15-17

Canterbury
Morning cloud then a mostly sunny afternoon, east to northeasterly winds freshen.
Highs: 14-16

West Coast
A mix of sun and cloud, light winds tend west to northwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 14-16

Southland & Otago
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, some late evening high cloud. About coastal Otago morning cloud breaks to sunny spells. Northwesterly winds for most, tending northeast about coastal Otago.
Highs: 14-16

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/wednesdays-national-forecast-...

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 11:44 AM

Tuesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Tue, 02/10/2018 - 03:47

A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, a front clears the upper North Island this morning meanwhile a cold front moves onto the lower South Island this morning.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning rain clears then becoming mostly sunny, west to southwesterly winds. Showers move in Northland during the morning and may hang around till evening.
Highs: 17-19

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Showers, mainly morning with long dry spells developing during the afternoon. Showers mostly clear in the evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 12-16

Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny about Wairarapa and Hawkes Bay, rain for Gisborne clears around midday then sunny areas increase. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 17-21

Wellington
Mostly sunny with breezy northwesterly winds.
High: 16

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with west to northwesterly winds, late evening southerlies bring some cloud.
Highs: 19-21
Canterbury
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, an evening southerly change brings showers.
Highs: 15-17

West Coast
Cloudy areas, risk of a shower or two. Rain moves into Fiordland during the morning then moving into South Westland in the afternoon, rain weakens the further north it goes with only a heightened risk of showers about North Westland in the evening. Winds from the west or southwest.
Highs: 12-14

Southland & Otago
Dry at first with high cloud then showers move into Southland during the morning, Otago early afternoon as southwest winds freshen. Showers clear in the evening with southwesterlies easing.
Highs: 11-16

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/tuesdays-national-forecast-28...

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 11:41 AM

Monday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Mon, 01/10/2018 - 03:59

A front moves very slowly northwards over the North Island today, meanwhile an area of low pressure passes over the South Island moving west to east.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy, chance of a shower, more so from afternoon then some patchy rain develops this evening / overnight. North to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 17-19

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with showers, rain for Taranaki with the odd heavy fall possible then easing later in the afternoon or evening. Northerlies tend more northwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 13-16

Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and thickening high cloud, a few spots of rain may spread into the Wairarapa at times and then into Hakwes Bay and Gisborne this evening. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 18-21

Wellington
Morning scattered rain, some sun later in the afternoon. Gusty northwesterly winds.
High: 14

Marlborough & Nelson
Morning rain clears then becoming mostly sunny this afternoon, breezy north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-19

Canterbury
North of Banks Peninsula, conditions are mostly sunny all day, a southerly flick may move through late afternoon or evening with the chance of a shower. Banks Peninsula southwards conditions start out mainly sunny then southerlies developing during the morning bring cloud and a few showers, especially inland. The odd isolated shower may even be heavy then conditions drying out in the evening.
Highs: 14-18

West Coast
Showers, some may be heavy at times mainly north of the Glaciers then easing later in the evening. Northeasterly winds.
Highs: 12-14

Southland & Otago
Areas of cloud and occasional sun for Southland. Cloudy areas about Otago, showers also with the chance of an isolated heavy fall then easing from mid afternoon and clearing evening. Light winds.
Highs: 13-16

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/mondays-national-forecast-286...

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 11:37 AM

Sunday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Sun, 30/09/2018 - 03:48

A small low pressure system today develops a little further off the West Coast, moving into the South Island tonight and falling apart. High pressure remains to the north east of NZ and there is a squash zone of air pressure (an area with windy conditions) over the upper South Island/Central NZ/lower North Island.

NORTH ISLAND:
Mostly Sunny in the east, cloudy areas in the western side. Warmer than average for many areas this afternoon, especially in the east. NW winds becoming blustery in exposed parts of the lower North Island. Dry or mostly dry across the island. Cloudy later in the west.
Highs: 14 to 20

SOUTH ISLAND:
Heavy rain slowly moves up the West Coast, not clearing until tomorrow but a mix of sun and cloud in the east. Dry or mainly dry elsewhere although rain develops later in Nelson (mostly likely at night) and some patchy light rain or drizzle may spread across some parts of Southland and Otago (spilling over from the west). A cooler change south of Banks Peninsula, especially in coastal areas of the east.
Highs: 11 to 19

- WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/sundays-national-forecast-285...

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 11:33 AM

Saturday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Sat, 29/09/2018 - 05:00

An anticyclone lies over much of the North Island today meanwhile expect northwesterlies for the South Island. A front moves onto the lower South Island around midday.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny, some cloud at times especially along western coastal areas. Light west to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-17

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of sun and cloud with west to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 11-15

Eastern North Island
Sunny with northwesterly winds, afternoon east to northeast breezes about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.
Highs: 15-18

Wellington
Increasing cloud with breezy north to northwesterly winds.
High: 15

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with north to northwesterly winds, breezy at times from afternoon.
Highs: 16-20

Canterbury
Mostly sunny with some late high cloud, north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 18-20

West Coast
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, rain moves into Fiordland in the morning with heavy falls. Northerly winds.
Highs: 12-14

Southland & Otago
Thickening high cloud, some scattered rain develops around midday for Southland as northwesterly winds tend westerly. Rain becoming more persistent later on. Otago has a mainly dry day with spots of rain in the evening.
Highs: 14-18

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/saturdays-national-forecast-3...

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 11:29 AM

Friday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Fri, 28/09/2018 - 04:00

A large anticyclone brings fairly settled weather to most of New Zealand today, however an upper pool of cold air may induce some unstable activity about the eastern North Island this afternoon.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud with southwesterly winds, chance of a shower in the afternoon about the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty otherwise mainly dry.
Highs: 16-17

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with light winds tending west to southwest in the afternoon, cloud may be a little more frequent in the afternoon about inland eastern hills / ranges.
Highs: 11-15

Eastern North Island
A fairly cloudy day for Gisborne with morning showers then clearing, sunny spells elsewhere with showers developing about inland hills and ranges in the afternoon. Some of these showers may become heavy with thunderstorms and hail then clearing in the evening. Light winds tend onshore in the afternoon.
Highs: 13-15

Wellington
Sunny with north to northwesterly winds.
High: 14

Marlborough & Nelson
Early cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, some cloud builds about hills / ranges in the afternoon bringing the risk of an isolated shower then clearing evening. Light winds tend north to northwest midday.
Highs: 14-17

Canterbury
Mostly sunny, some afternoon cloud about some inland hills ranges may produce an isolated shower then clearing in the evening. Light winds tend east to northeast after midday.
Highs: 12-14

West Coast
Cloudy areas and the odd shower, light winds tend westerly around midday.
Highs: 12-13

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny, some afternoon cloud about hills / ranges. Light northwesterlies for most, tending northeast about coastal Otago.
Highs: 13-15

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/fridays-national-forecast-329...

Posted on September 28, 2018 at 6:27 AM

Thursday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Thu, 27/09/2018 - 03:28

A cool southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas and the risk of a shower or two, some sun breaks through at times. The shower risk goes up in the afternoon for the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty then clearing later in the evening. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 15-16

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas, chance of a shower mainly about Taranaki in the morning. From afternoon isolated showers develop, more so about inland areas then clearing later in the evening. Light winds tend southwesterly for a time in the afternoon.
Highs: 12-14

Eastern North Island
Sunny areas, cloud thickens up in the afternoon with isolated showers developing, especially about the ranges. Showers clear overnight. Southwesterlies tend more onshore after midday.
High: 13

Wellington
Morning cloud then sunny areas increase from midday, southerlies die out in the evening.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny spells, isolated showers possible in the afternoon (mainly about the ranges) then clearing evening. Light winds tend north to northeast in the afternoon.
Highs: 10-13

Canterbury
Mostly sunny with light southwesterly winds, tending northeasterly in the evening. Late afternoon there is the chance of an isolated shower or two otherwise mainly dry.
Highs: 10-13

West Coast
Mostly sunny, a few showers at times for Buller however especially afternoon / evening. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 12-14

Southland & Otago
Showers, clearing in the evening for Southland. Showers don’t reach Otago till afternoon then clear overnight. Some sun may break through at times. West to southwest winds.
Highs: 10-13

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/thursdays-national-forecast-2...

Posted on September 27, 2018 at 6:54 AM

Wednesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Wed, 26/09/2018 - 04:00

A strong cold southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, easing this evening and overnight.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas, chance of a shower or two at times especially in the west. The Bay Of Plenty may stay dry for most of the day. Breezy west to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 14-16

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas and occasional showers, breezy west to southwesterly winds gusty about the coast. Winds ease in the evening.
Highs: 10-14

Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny with breezy westerlies, a few showers push into the Wairarapa around midday as winds tend fresh southwest. These showers move further north late afternoon or evening.
Highs: 12-16

Wellington
Mostly sunny then cloud from afternoon as westerlies change southerly.
High: 13

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, some cloud thickens up from afternoon especially for Marlborough, cool south to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 12-15

Canterbury
Cloudy areas with gusty southwesterly winds, gales out on Banks Peninsula. Some sun at times for inland areas. A shower or two is possible for North Canterbury afternoon onwards otherwise mainly dry.
Highs: 8-11

West Coast
Sunny spells, showers Greymouth northwards ease during the day, long dry spells by evening. A few snow flurries to 500m about the ranges of Buller. Brisk southwesterlies ease later in the day.
Highs: 9-12

Southland & Otago
Wintry showers with small hail possible at times, snow flurries to low levels in the morning (200 to 100m) then lifting to 300m by evening. Brisk cold west to southwesterly winds, strong about the coast.
Highs: 7-9

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/wednesdays-national-forecast-...

Posted on September 26, 2018 at 12:48 PM

Tuesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Tue, 25/09/2018 - 03:41

Strong cold southwesterlies over the South Island spread over the North Island today.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Showers, some may be heavy with hail for a time in the afternoon as westerlies tend brisk to strong southwest. Showers ease evening.
Highs: 13-14

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning rain and snow to 500m eases to showers around midday as gusty southerlies ease then tend westerly. Some sun may break through at times from afternoon.
Highs: 6-13

Eastern North Island
Rain about Wairarapa pushes into Hawkes Bay / Gisborne around midday with a cold southwest change, clearing by evening. Snow about the ranges of Wairarapa to 500m, 800m further north. Sunny areas before rain moves in.
Highs: 11-15

Wellington
Morning rain and snow to 500m clears, sunny areas increase from afternoon with cold southerlies dying away.
High: 10

Marlborough & Nelson
Early rain and snow to 500m clears then becoming sunny around midday with southwesterlies dying out.
Highs: 13-15

Canterbury
Early showers clear then becoming sunny by midday with cold southwesterlies dying out.
Highs: 10-13

West Coast
Mostly sunny, early showers about Buller clear. During the morning showers push into Fiordland then a few showers reach further north later in the afternoon or evening. Snow lowers to 200m at night about Fiordland, snow flurries lower to 500m further north. Light winds then west to southwest winds freshen from midday.
Highs: 10-13

Southland & Otago
Dry early on then showers push in during the morning into Southland as west to southwesterly winds strengthen. Showers not reaching Otago till afternoon. Some parts of northern Otago may stay dry all day with sunny spells. Snow flurries to 500m lower to low levels (200 to 100m) overnight.
Highs: 8-12

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/tuesdays-national-forecast-28...

Posted on September 25, 2018 at 1:28 AM

Monday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Mon, 24/09/2018 - 04:04

A low pressure system east of New Zealand today brings a cold southerly airflow for the South Island, milder westerlies further north.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy skies, the odd shower about also. The shower risk increases after midday and there may be the odd heavy fall in the evening. West to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Occasional showers with west to northwesterly winds, there may be some rain for a time late afternoon / evening.
Highs: 12-16

Eastern North Island
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, there may be a spot of rain in the evening. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 17-19

Wellington
Cloudy areas with the chance of a shower, northwesterly winds. Overnight rain moves in with southerlies.
Highs: 14-15

Marlborough & Nelson
A sunny start then showers move in during the afternoon, some could be heavy with thunderstorms and hail. Showers ease in the evening then more persistent widespread rain moves into Marlborough overnight with snow lowering to 400m.
Highs: 15-16

Canterbury
Rain about South and Mid Canterbury spreads into North Canterbury during this morning with cold southerly winds, snow lowers to 500m during the afternoon then 300m overnight.
Highs: 8-11

West Coast
Some morning rain or showers then clearing with sunny areas developing this afternoon, showers may hang about Buller through till evening however.
Highs: 11-13

Southland & Otago
Rain or showers for Otago, Southland may have a dry start then showers push in this afternoon as cold southerlies freshen. Snow to around 400m, lowering to 200m in the evening then clearing overnight.
Highs: 8-10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/mondays-national-forecast-285...

Posted on September 24, 2018 at 8:54 AM

Sunday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Sun, 23/09/2018 - 04:00

The weak low near the upper North Island moves away today while in the South Island the start of a wintry week of weather in the lower half of the island starts later today as a cold front arrives.

NORTH ISLAND:
Low pressure to the north east drifts away today taking showers and cloud with it. Mainly dry with light winds but showers may linger around East Cape and Gisborne but will also clear away. Northerlies pick up in Wellington and becoming cloudier.
Highs: 14 to 20

SOUTH ISLAND:
Mild and dry to begin with, clouds increasing in the south with rain arriving in Southland, Otago and Fiordland today, then into south Canterbury tonight. It's followed by a much colder south to south west change. Dry and mostly sunny in the north of the island. Warmer than average for most places before the cold change.
Highs: 13 to 22

- WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/sundays-national-forecast-284...

Posted on September 24, 2018 at 8:49 AM

Saturday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Sat, 22/09/2018 - 04:00

A ridge brings settled weather to the South Island today while a southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Any morning showers clear then some sun breaks through, from midday isolated showers develop with the chance of a heavy fall Auckland northwards then clearing in the evening. Winds mostly from the southeast however a south to southwest sea breeze clashes in the west with the southeasterly from western Waikato up through to western Northland.
Highs: 17-19

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Morning high cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, southeasterly winds.
Highs: 13-18

Eastern North Island
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, cool southerly winds.
Highs: 12-15

Wellington
Morning cloud then sunny areas increase, southerly winds.
High: 14

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with afternoon north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 16-18

Canterbury
Sunny, east to northeasterly winds freshen in the afternoon.
Highs: 14-16

West Coast
Mostly sunny with light winds tending southwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 15-20

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some high cloud possible, west to northwesterly winds for most however tending northeast about coastal Otago.
Highs: 15-18

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/saturdays-national-forecast-3...

Posted on September 24, 2018 at 8:45 AM

Friday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Fri, 21/09/2018 - 03:42

A front pushes northwards over the South Island this morning then onto the North Island this afternoon and evening, heralding in a cooler southerly change.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas with westerly winds, chance of a shower otherwise mainly dry. In the evening a southwest change moves through bringing more a period of more persistent period of showers. Showers may become heavy for a time overnight then easing before dawn on Saturday as southeasterlies freshen.
Highs: 16-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy, northwesterlies change southerly late afternoon bringing a few showers. Showers may be heavy about Taranaki then clearing overnight.
Highs: 14-17

Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny with increasing high cloud, late afternoon / evening showers develop as south to southwesterly winds freshen. Showers may be heavy for a time in the ranges then easing overnight.
Highs: 18-22

Wellington
High cloud, northerlies change southerly late afternoon bringing lower level cloud.
High: 15

Marlborough & Nelson
Morning high cloud, southerly winds pick up in the afternoon bringing lower level cloud and a few showers. Showers may be heavy about the northwest Nelson area then clearing away later in the evening.
Highs: 15-17

Canterbury
Some sun at first then southwesterly winds freshen during the morning bringing increasing cloud and a few showers, showers more likely about inland areas (perhaps some rain) but a few at times near the coast. Showers or rain clears later in the evening for all areas.
Highs: 12-14

West Coast
Occasional showers, clearing late afternoon as light winds gradually tend to the south. Cloud breaks away overnight.
Highs: 13-16

Southland & Otago
Early showers possible then expect spells with southwesterly winds.
Highs: 13-14

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/fridays-national-forecast-328...

Posted on September 21, 2018 at 2:56 AM

Thursday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Thu, 20/09/2018 - 04:02

A slack pressure gradient may bring isolated showers late afternoon / evening for some inland parts of the North Island today, showers clear away in the east. Mainly dry for the South Island with a front hovering over the lower South Island during the day.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly sunny with light southerlies tending southwest in the afternoon, chance of a few isolated showers late afternoon / evening about the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty.
Highs: 20-22

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny, chance of an isolated shower late afternoon / evening for inland areas otherwise mainly dry. Light winds.
Highs: 18-21

Eastern North Island
Morning showers then some afternoon sun breaks through, the Wairarapa is mainly dry all day. Light easterlies.
Highs: 17-19

Wellington
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds.
High: 17

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 17-22

Canterbury
Mostly sunny with some high cloud, northerly winds.
Highs: 18-21

West Coast
Thickening cloud, some rain moves into Fiordland during the morning then pushes northwards overnight. Northerly winds.
Highs: 13-16

Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and thickening high cloud, evening rain as north to northeasterly winds change westerly.
Highs: 13-16

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/thursdays-national-forecast-2...

Posted on September 20, 2018 at 6:56 AM

Wednesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Wed, 19/09/2018 - 04:00

A southeasterly airflow eases over the North Island today, mainly settled for the South Island with Anticyclonic conditions.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning showers clear, some afternoon sun breaks through. Showers may not clear about the Bay Of Plenty till evening. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 18-20

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas and high cloud, east to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 17-21

Eastern North Island
Cloudy with some rain for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne, rain heavy at times for East Cape then easing there overnight. The Wairarapa is mainly dry then a patchy shower or two may move through in the afternoon / evening. East to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-16

Wellington
Sunny with light east to northeasterly winds.
High: 17

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds tending north to northeast in the afternoon.
Highs: 16-19

Canterbury
Sunny with east to northeast winds freshening in the afternoon.
Highs: 14-16

West Coast
Mostly sunny with west to southwesterly winds, Fiordland sees a few showers however. Inland Buller sees the warmest afternoon temperatures.
Highs: 14-17

Southland & Otago
Mostly sunny with some increasing high cloud, north to northwesterly winds for most however tending northeast along the Otago coast.
Highs: 11-17

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/wednesdays-national-forecast-...

Posted on September 20, 2018 at 6:47 AM

Tuesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Tue, 18/09/2018 - 04:02

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather for the South Island today, a low brings southeasterlies for the North Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy with rain about Northland (more so in the east), moving into the Auckland area in the afternoon. Rain may be heavy at times then easing at night. Southeasterly winds, strong about the east coast for a time late afternoon / evening.
Highs: 16-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A few morning showers then expect sunny areas and some high cloud, light winds tend southeast by midday.
Highs: 16-17

Eastern North Island
Thickening cloud, southwesterlies push northwards during the morning, tending southeast in the afternoon. Rain moves in during the afternoon north of about Napier, heavy falls for East Cape.
Highs: 15-17

Wellington
Cloudy areas with south to southeasterly winds.
High: 14

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with morning west to southwest winds tending easterly in the afternoon.
Highs: 14-16

Canterbury
Mostly sunny, southwesterlies die out early in the morning then east to northeast winds develop in the afternoon.
Highs: 12-13

West Coast
Morning showers clear then mostly sunny with southwesterly winds. Some cloud and a few showers hang about Fiordland during the day, especially in the south.
Highs: 13-15

Southland & Otago
Becoming mostly sunny early in the morning, some high cloud. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 10-14

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/tuesdays-national-forecast-28...

Posted on September 20, 2018 at 5:26 AM

Monday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Mon, 17/09/2018 - 03:47

A low pressure system passes over the South Island today, winds from the north ahead of this low tending to the south over the lower South Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas and some cloud, the odd shower possible especially about the Waikato. Overnight rain moves into Northland with heavy falls. Winds from the northeast.
Highs: 16-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas with the odd shower, especially about Taranaki. Some rain moves in during the evening then eases back to the odd shower overnight. Increasing northerlies.
Highs: 16-21

Eastern North Island
Great weather today with sunny areas and some high cloud, winds from the north.
Highs: 20-22

Wellington
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, some evening rain for a time. Gusty north to northwesterly winds.
High: 15

Marlborough & Nelson
Rain or showers, possibly heavy for a time in Nelson late afternoon / evening then easing. North to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 15-17

Canterbury
High cloud with northerly winds, south to southwesterly winds work there way in south of Banks Peninsula this morning.
Highs: 16-19

West Coast
Heavy rain about South Westland eases to showers during the afternoon, snow lower to 500m in the ranges by evening.
Highs: 14

Southland & Otago
Rain, heavy falls possible then easing a tad from afternoon. Some snow lowers to 500m about Southland / Otago, perhaps 300m about southern parts of Southland this evening.
Highs: 10-14

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/mondays-national-forecast-284...

Posted on September 20, 2018 at 5:11 AM

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