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Monday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Mon, 02/07/2018 - 04:00

A west to southwesterly airflow lies over the North Island today while a colder more southerly airflow lies over the South Island. Southerlies spread into the lower North Island during this afternoon and evening.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas with the odd shower at times, the Bay Of Plenty sees drier weather with a higher chance of sun. West to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 15-16

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Showers, some rain for a time this evening then clearing overnight as westerlies change southerly.
Highs: 10-14

Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny, rain develops this afternoon about the Wairarapa as southwesterly winds freshen. A few showers move into Hawkes Bay and Gisborne later this evening.
Highs: 14-17

Wellington
Some morning sun then afternoon rain as breezy northwesterly winds change southerly.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson
Some sun this morning, rain develops this afternoon for Marlborough as southerlies freshen, rain clears this evening. Nelson is mainly dry although there is the risk of a shower this afternoon as southerlies develop.
Highs: 13-14

Canterbury
Morning rain eases to showers this afternoon, mostly clearing this evening although one or two may linger about coastal fringes through the night. Cold southwesterly winds.
Highs: 8-10

West Coast
Morning showers clear then becoming mostly sunny, showers may hang about Buller / Tasman however till this evening then clearing. Southerly winds.
Highs: 11-13

Southland & Otago
Early rain eases to showers, showers clearing from inland areas this afternoon and some sun breaks through. The odd shower may linger near coastal areas till later this evening. Cool southwesterly winds.
Highs: 8-10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/mondays-national-forecast-273...

Posted on July 02, 2018 at 4:55 AM

Sunday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Sun, 01/07/2018 - 04:00

High pressure today slips away from the North Island while lower air pressure and a cold front attached to it surges up the South Island.

NORTH ISLAND:
Dry at first but rain developing in the west, especially around Taranaki with some isolated heavy falls. Rain may spread further east and north too, but is likely to become patchy and lighter or turn to showers. Mainly dry in the east/ north east. Winds strengthening from the west to north west and will be strong around Cook Strait and Wellington.
Highs: 9 to 17

SOUTH ISLAND:
Heavy rain moving up the West Coast with strong nor'westers, possibly rising to gale around the mountains in the north of the island and around Cook Strait. Later winds turn west to colder south west with rain moving into Southland, turning to snow in the ranges, especially around Fiordland. Mainly dry in Canterbury and Marlborough.
Highs: 5 (Queenstown) to 13 (Blenheim)

- WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/sundays-national-forecast-279...

Posted on July 01, 2018 at 12:12 PM

Friday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Fri, 29/06/2018 - 04:00

Anticyclonic conditions for most of New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather, a few showers about some coastal fringes however.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny or becoming sunny this morning for most, any early fog or mist clears, light southerly winds. Northland however sees a few morning showers (especially in the west) then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon.
Highs: 13-15

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mainly sunny day, there may be some cloud at times about the ranges to the east. Light winds.
Highs: 10-13

Eastern North Island
Generally speaking expect mostly sunny conditions (especially about the likes of Hawkes Bay, tucked in away from more exposed areas). About coastal Wairarapa, Mahia Peninsula and perhaps Gisborne some cloud may bring a shower or two at times. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 12-13

Wellington
Mostly sunny with southerly breezes, cloud a little more prominent in the east (towards Wairarapa) with the risk of a shower or two at times otherwise mainly dry.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 10-13

Canterbury
Mainly sunny with light winds, early cloud about Kaikoura breaks away.
Highs: 9-12

West Coast
A mainly sunny day, there may be some high cloud at times. Light winds.
Highs: 9-13

Southland & Otago
Cloudy areas about Southland and coastal Otago, there may be a shower or two also mainly in the morning, some sun may break through in the afternoon. Inland Otago sees morning cloud break to sunny spells. Light westerly quarter winds.
Highs: 7-10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/fridays-national-forecast-316...

Posted on June 28, 2018 at 10:01 PM

Thursday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Thu, 28/06/2018 - 04:03

A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, mainly settled for most regions however some cloud brings a few showers for the far south of the South Island and western parts of the North Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mostly cloudy with the odd shower about Northland and Auckland, especially from afternoon. The Waikato and Bay Of Plenty have a dry morning with some sun then the risk of a shower develops from afternoon. Southwesterly winds.
Highs: 12-15

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A shower or two about Taranaki spreading elsewhere during the afternoon, a sunny morning for the Manawatu before cloud develops around midday. Kapiti looks to stay sunny all day. Light winds gradually tending southwest.
Highs: 9-13

Eastern North Island
A sunny day then some evening cloud. Light winds.
Highs: 12-14

Wellington
Mostly sunny, light winds tend southerly late afternoon.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 10-13

Canterbury
Mostly sunny with light winds from the west, perhaps tending southwest near the coast in the evening.
Highs: 10-12

West Coast
Sunny with light winds, a frosty start inland.
Highs: 9-12

Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy about Southland with a shower or two at times, Otago has a mix of sun and cloud with the chance of a shower later in the evening (mainly coastal). Cool west to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 8-11

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

Posted on June 28, 2018 at 12:04 AM

Wednesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Wed, 27/06/2018 - 04:00

A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, cold, however a break from bleak conditions for most regions.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny with light southwesterly winds, some cloud at times for Northland however. Later in the evening cloud moves into western Waikato, western Auckland and further north with the chance of a shower or two.
Highs: 12-15

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny weather with light winds, some cloud moves into Taranaki in the evening with the chance of a shower. Coldest temperatures about the Central Plateau.
Highs: 8-13

Eastern North Island
A mix of sun and cloud, there will be a few showers however they are right on the coastal fringes. Showers mostly clearing the coastal fringes by evening although a few may linger about the likes of Mahia Peninsula. Fresh cool southwesterly winds ease in the evening.
Highs: 11-13

Wellington
Any morning showers clear then becoming mostly sunny by afternoon, southerlies ease dying out by evening.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 10-13

Canterbury
A mix of sun and cloud with light winds tending southwest in the afternoon, a frosty start for some parts well inland.
Highs: 9-13

West Coast
Sunny with light winds, a frosty start inland.
Highs: 8-12

Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy about Southland and coastal Otago. The odd shower also, coastal Otago becomes drier from afternoon. Central Otago has a mix of sun and cloud. Westerly winds, breezy about coastal areas.
Highs: 8-11

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

Posted on June 26, 2018 at 11:35 PM

Tuesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Tue, 26/06/2018 - 04:00

A trough pushes onto the North Island this morning bringing very unsettled weather and strong cold southwesterly winds. Cold southwesterlies lie over the South Island also.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Showers then rain develops late morning with possible thunderstorms and hail, easing back in the evening then clearing for most. Showers may linger about Northland overnight. Brisk to strong southwesterly winds.
Highs: 11-14

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Rain develops in the morning becoming heavy with possibly hail, easing to showers around midday as westerlies tend gusty southwest. Snow lowers to 400m in the afternoon.
Highs: 4-12

Eastern North Island
Dry at first with some sun. Westerlies change gusty cold southwest during the morning bringing rain, possibly heavy with hail then easing in the evening and becoming quite coastal. Some snow may lower to 500m for a time.
Highs: 10-12

Wellington
Gusty southerlies develop in the morning bringing showers, possibly heavy with hail. Snow flurries lower to 400m. Showers clearing overnight.
High: 9

Marlborough & Nelson
Morning showers with snow flurries to 300m then sunny spells increasing from afternoon. Fresh cold southwesterly winds.
Highs: 11-12

Canterbury
Showers, possibly heavy in the morning with snow to 300m then easing. Showers may become mainly coastal by midday with inland areas becoming dry with some sun. Cold southwesterly winds, gusty about the coast.
Highs: 6-8

West Coast
Early showers clear then becoming sunny, cool south to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 7-10

Southland & Otago
Showers, possibly heavy first thing with hail then easing during the morning becoming few and far between, cold southwesterlies. Snow flurries to 200m in the morning then lifting during the day.
Highs: 6-9

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/tuesdays-national-forecast-26...

Posted on June 25, 2018 at 9:45 PM

Monday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Mon, 25/06/2018 - 04:13

A cold front clears off to the northeast of the North Island this morning leaving a cool west to southwesterly airflow over the country during the day. A trough then hits the lower South Island later this evening bringing even colder air and some very unsettled weather.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning rain eases to showers, some may be heavy at times with hail. Breezy westerlies tend southwest in the afternoon.
Highs: 12-15

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Showers, possibly heavy at times with hail from midday. Snow flurries to 700m or possibly 600m from afternoon. Breezy west to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 6-13

Eastern North Island
Morning cloud may bring a spot of rain then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon as northwest winds tend westerly.
Highs: 14-16

Wellington
Cloudy areas, a few showers possible around midday. Northwesterly winds tend westerly this afternoon.
High: 12

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny with breezy northwesterlies tending westerly this afternoon. Some high cloud.
Highs: 11-12

Canterbury
Sunny areas and some high cloud, there may be a brief shower in the afternoon as westerlies tend southwest.
Highs: 8-11

West Coast
Early rain eases to showers, snow lowers in the mountains to 400m. Winds from the southwest. Parts of South Westland may become fairly dry during the morning then showers increase again overnight.
Highs: 7-9

Southland & Otago
Showers about Southland and possibly Central Otago at times, heavy now and then with hail. Rain pushes northwards during this evening with further heavy falls as brisk westerlies change southwest. Snow lowers to 200m at times from midday about Southland / Central Otago then overnight for coastal Otago.
Highs: 5-7

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/mondays-national-forecast-272...

Posted on June 24, 2018 at 10:52 PM

Sunday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Sun, 24/06/2018 - 04:00

A big low in the Southern Ocean is today sending a cold front up the South Island bringing heavy rain and snow while high pressure north of the country will help push strong westerly quarter winds over the nation.

NORTH ISLAND:
Showers, mostly on the Tasman Sea side may turn to patchy rain for some central areas. West to north west winds strengthening across the day becoming strong in some exposed places. Rain developing along the western side at night. Sunniest in the east like Whangarei, Gisborne and Napier.
Highs: 12 to 17

SOUTH ISLAND:
Rain heavy at times on the West Coast turning to snow higher up and may affect some alpine passes. Strong nor'west winds in the top half of the island with colder west to south west winds moving in to the southern half later today or tonight. Mainly dry inland towards the east and along the eastern coastline. Mostly sunny in Canterbury and Marlborough. Snow is possible in Queenstown.
Highs: 5 to 15

- WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/sundays-national-forecast-278...

Posted on June 24, 2018 at 8:49 AM

Friday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Fri, 22/06/2018 - 04:00

A ridge covers New Zealand today, extending out from an anticyclone in the Tasman Sea.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Mainly sunny with a touch of high cloud possible, cloud may thicken up in the evening pushing in from the west. Light southerly winds.
Highs: 13-14

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Sunny areas and some high cloud, cloud thickens up in the evening. Light winds.
Highs: 9-12

Eastern North Island
Morning drizzle or showers clear then sunny spells develop from afternoon, cloud may hang on about Gisborne for the rest of the day however. Light southerlies.
Highs: 11-12

Wellington
Any morning cloud clears then becoming mostly sunny, light winds.
Highs: 10

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny, light winds.
Highs: 9-11

Canterbury
Sunny, light winds.
Highs: 7-9

West Coast
Areas of cloud, mainly right on the coast, may even be a light shower or two from afternoon otherwise mainly dry. Just inland conditions are sunnier after a cold start. Light winds.
Highs: 8-11

Southland & Otago
A mix of sun and cloud about Southland, mostly sunny elsewhere. Light northwesterly winds.
Highs: 7-9

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/fridays-national-forecast-315...

Posted on June 21, 2018 at 11:15 PM

Thursday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Thu, 21/06/2018 - 04:00

An anticyclone lies over the South Island today meanwhile southeasterlies over the North Island gradually ease.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
High cloud, decreasing later in the day. Rain about Northland in the morning with a chance of heavy falls, easing to showers in the afternoon then clearing evening. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 13-14

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A mix of sun and cloud about the Central North Island and Manawatu, mostly sunny further west. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 8-13

Eastern North Island
Cloudy skies with patchy rain or drizzle, cool southeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-12

Wellington
Cloudy areas and occasional sun, southeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-11

Marlborough & Nelson
Any early cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, east to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-12

Canterbury
Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, light winds.
Highs: 8-10

West Coast
Sunny weather with light winds.
Highs: 9-11

Southland & Otago
Morning low cloud or fog possible then mostly sunny with light winds.
Highs: 5-8

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/thursdays-national-forecast-273...

Posted on June 21, 2018 at 1:24 AM

Wednesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Wed, 20/06/2018 - 04:00

A southeasterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, strong about the upper North Island. Northland should see some heavy rain.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning cloud breaks to some afternoon sun, showers for the Coromandel and northern parts of Auckland. Northland sees rain during the day with heavy falls. Breezy east to southeasterly winds, winds are strong about eastern coastal fringes, also places like Great Barrier Island.
Highs: 13-15

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Cloudy areas and occasional sun, southeasterly winds.
Highs: 9-14

Eastern North Island
Cloudy skies with patchy rain or drizzle, cool southeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-12

Wellington
Cloudy areas, may be a shower or two otherwise fairly dry. Cool southeasterly winds.
High: 11

Marlborough & Nelson
Some morning sun then cloud thickens up from afternoon, breezy east to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-13

Canterbury
Fairly cloudy with the odd drizzle patch about, parts of inland South Canterbury see some afternoon sun. Light winds.
Highs: 8-10

West Coast
Sunny weather with light southeasterly winds.
Highs: 12-13

Southland & Otago
Morning cloud breaks to sunny spells, light winds.
Highs: 8-9

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/wednesdays-national-forecast-270...

Posted on June 20, 2018 at 8:24 AM

Tuesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Tue, 19/06/2018 - 04:00

A cool southerly airflow lies over New Zealand today, the place to be is the West Coast of the South Island with a mostly sunny day in store.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, chance of an isolated shower or two otherwise mainly dry. Northland sees showers from evening. Light winds.
Highs: 16-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Early rain eases to showers, showers mostly clearing away in the evening. Taranaki sees a few showers in the morning then becoming mainly dry with areas of sun at times from midday. Cool south to southeasterly winds, gusty about coastal southern Taranaki.
Highs: 10-14

Eastern North Island
Early rain for the Wairarapa. Expect showers otherwise with cool southwesterly winds.
Highs: 12-14

Wellington
Cloudy areas with the odd shower possible, fresh southerly winds.
High: 11

Marlborough & Nelson
Morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather. Cool south to southeasterly winds.
Highs: 12-13

Canterbury
Morning showers ease then clearing away in the afternoon, some sun breaks through. Later in the evening or overnight a few patchy showers move in again. Cool southwesterly winds.
Highs: 8-10

West Coast
Mostly sunny weather after any early cloud clears away, southeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-14

Southland & Otago
Any early showers clear then some sun may break through for a time. Cloud thickens up in the afternoon and a few showers gradually move through Southland, reaching Otago in the evening before clearing overnight. Cool southwesterly winds.
Highs: 9-10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/tuesdays-national-forecast-26...

Posted on June 19, 2018 at 12:14 AM

Monday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Mon, 18/06/2018 - 04:00

A big low pressure system moves out of the Tasman Sea today with its centre passing over central New Zealand later this afternoon / evening. This low will usher in southerlies over the South Island and a northwest airflow for the North Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Showers, some rain for a time this afternoon about Auckland, Waikato and Bay Of Plenty. Easing back to showers this evening. Northerlies tend breezy northwest around midday.
Highs: 16-19

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Rain, becoming heavy this morning then easing this evening. Thunderstorms are likely about Taranaki for a time. Northerly winds then changing southerly overnight.
Highs: 10-16

Eastern North Island
Some rain about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay spreads into the Wairarapa this afternoon, rain then becomes heavy about the Wairarapa and clears further north to let in some sun. Winds from the north, changing southerly about the Wairarapa this evening.
Highs: 13-17

Wellington
A few showers then rain develops this afternoon, heavy falls possible then easing later this evening. Northerlies change southerly this afternoon.
High: 13

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly cloudy, rain develops this afternoon with heavy falls possible then clearing later this evening. Southerly winds freshen.
Highs: 11-14

Canterbury
Cloudy areas, south to southwesterly winds freshening from afternoon then showers move in this evening.
Highs: 8-10

West Coast
Chance of an early shower then expect sunny areas and some high cloud, southeasterly winds develop this afternoon.
Highs: 13-15

Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy, there may be some sun at times this afternoon especially inland. Light winds tending southerly around midday, patchy showers or drizzle by evening.
Highs: 8-10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/mondays-national-forecast-271...

Posted on June 18, 2018 at 12:49 AM

Sunday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Sun, 17/06/2018 - 04:00

A low pressure system is organising itself in the Tasman Sea meanwhile a large high sits north of the country. A slack pressure gradient over the South Island could produce some fog or low cloud this morning, the North Island looks fairly dry overall although showers ramp up in the evening / overnight.

Western North Island
An early showers clear then expect a mix of sun and cloud for the rest of the day with light westerly's. Showers develop about Northland from afternoon however and these gradually spread southwards during the evening and overnight. Afternoon temperatures will likely be in the high teens for Northland and Auckland, mid teens Waikato southwards.

Eastern North Island
Any early spots of rain clear then expect mostly sunny weather with west to northwesterly winds. Afternoon high's about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne may approach 18 or 19 degrees. Some high cloud starts to increase from later in the afternoon.

Western South Island
Mostly cloudy with showers or perhaps some rain at times, expect some dry spells now and then also especially in the afternoon where some sun may even break through for a time. High's in the low teens.

Eastern South Island
Any early spots of rain clear then generally speaking there will be areas of sun and high cloud for the rest of the day. There may also be areas of fog or low cloud for some spots this morning then breaking in the afternoon to some sun. Afternoon temperatures reaching into the mid teens about Nelson and Marlborough, low teens for Canterbury.
Parts of Southland and coastal Otago may see patchy rain or showers hang on till midday then slowly clearing away. Winds will be light. Low double figure temperatures today about Southland and Otago.

WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/sundays-national-forecast-277...

Posted on June 17, 2018 at 4:01 AM

Saturday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Sat, 16/06/2018 - 04:07

A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today with showers at times in the west, drier out east with some high cloud.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Morning low cloud or fog then mostly sunny about Northland, Auckland and the Bay Of Plenty; there may be an isolated shower or two with a higher chance of showers overnight. About the Waikato skies are a little cloudier (some fog this morning) with a greater risk of showers during the day, this risk increases overnight. Light northwesterly winds.
Highs: 17-20

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with a shower or two during the day, showers especially more likely later in the evening / overnight for a time. There may even be a thunderstorm with a heavy downpour later in the evening / overnight about Taranaki. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 13-16

Eastern North Island
Sunny and warm, overnight high cloud thickens up and there may be a few spots of rain pass over. Light north to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-19

Wellington
A mix of sun and cloud, chance of a shower mainly later in the evening / overnight. Breezy northwesterly winds.
High: 14

Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny, cloud thickens up in the evening then there may be a few overnight spots of rain. Northwesterly winds.
Highs: 15-17

Canterbury
Morning low cloud or fog breaks to Sunny areas and some high cloud with light north to northeasterly winds. Overnight some scattered rain pushes in from the west, especially inland.
Highs: 12-15

West Coast
Mostly cloudy with a few showers at times, later in the evening / overnight some rain develops. Light north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 11-14

Southland & Otago
Some low cloud or fog possible this morning. Any early morning spots of rain clear then expect sunny areas and some high cloud, some scattered rain may spread from the west overnight for inland areas. Light northerly quarter winds.
Highs: 10-13

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

Posted on June 17, 2018 at 3:57 AM

Friday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Fri, 15/06/2018 - 04:00

A northwesterly airflow develops today. Still fairly settled although showers start to affect western regions, the West Coast of the South Island from morning then the western side of the North Island later this afternoon or evening.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and mid / high level cloud, cloud thickens up in the evening bringing a few showers. The Bay Of Plenty may not see a shower till overnight. Light northwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Areas of cloud and occasional sun, cloud thickens up about Taranaki this afternoon bringing showers. Light northwesterly winds.
Highs: 12-15

Eastern North Island
Mostly sunny weather, may be a touch of high cloud. Light winds
Highs: 14-17

Wellington
A mix of sun and cloud, may be a shower this evening. North to northwesterly winds.
High: 14

Marlborough & Nelson
Sunny areas and some high cloud, light north to northwesterly winds. There may be spot of rain later in the evening or overnight for a brief time otherwise mainly dry.
Highs: 14-16

Canterbury
Morning cloud breaks then expect a mix of sunny areas and some high cloud. Light north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 11-12

West Coast
Mostly cloudy skies, showers about South Westland may spread into North Westland at times from afternoon although long dry areas are looking possible for North Westland. Light northeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-13

Southland & Otago
Mostly cloudy skies, a few scattered areas of rain at times. Light north to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-13

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/fridays-national-forecast-314...

Posted on June 15, 2018 at 2:13 AM

Thursday's National Forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Thu, 14/06/2018 - 04:00

The low pressure system that has been affecting New Zealand since Monday finally moves away to the east today and a ridge of high pressure pushes in.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Cloudy areas and occasional sun, there may be a light shower or two about otherwise mainly dry. The Bay Of Plenty has a dry day with sunny areas more frequent. West to southwesterly breezes.
Highs: 16-17

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with a shower or two, clearing by evening. Taranaki however has a mix of sun and cloud. West to southwesterly winds, gusty about coastal Taranaki.
Highs: 12-15

Eastern North Island
Morning rain eases to the odd shower about the Wairarapa, clearing later in the day, winds cool from the southwest. For Hawkes Bay and Gisborne expect mostly sunny weather with westerly winds.
Highs: 14-18

Wellington
Showers, clearing in the afternoon then cloud starts to break away in the evening. Fresh southerly winds ease later in the day.
High: 13-14

Marlborough & Nelson
Chance of an early shower then cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather after midday for Marlborough, Nelson sees sunny weather develop in the morning. Light southwesterlies die out in the afternoon.
Highs: 15-16

Canterbury
Rain (mainly Banks Peninsula northwards) clears away in the morning then sunny areas increase. Southwesterlies ease then die out by evening.
Highs: 12-13

West Coast
Sunny weather, some high cloud develops about South Westland from late afternoon. Rain moves into Fiordland later in the evening.
Highs: 12-14

Southland & Otago
Morning cloud clears coastal Otago, mostly sunny otherwise with some high cloud developing later in the day, a few spots of rain move through overnight for Southland. Light winds for most, morning southwesterlies for coastal Otago die away.
Highs: 9-12

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

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 11:32 PM

Wednesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Wed, 13/06/2018 - 04:01

A low pressure system is centered over the North Island today bringing unsettled weather to most parts of the country, Southland and Fiordland see the best weather.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Showers, especially morning then dry / sunny areas developing from afternoon. West to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-18

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A tightly wound low pressure system sits over this part of the North Island today, winds feed in from the south on the southern side and in from the northwest on the northern side. Expect rain (possibly heavy at times about Taranaki) then easing overnight.
Highs: 12-16

Eastern North Island
Areas of rain or showers, dry spells more frequent about Hawkes Bay and parts of Gisborne may stay dry all day long. Winds mostly from the northerly quarter however feeding in from the southeast about the Wairarapa.
Highs: 14-18

Wellington
Rain with brisk southerly winds, strong at times.
High: 13-14

Marlborough & Nelson
Morning rain eases to the odd shower and long dry spells, Nelson may become mainly dry by afternoon. Southwesterly winds, gusty at first.
Highs: 14-15

Canterbury
Rain, possibly heavy at times mainly Banks Peninsula northwards, patchy drizzle more likely further south. Southwesterly winds, gusty about the Kaikoura coast.
Highs: 8-11

West Coast
Plenty of high cloud, south to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 13-15

Southland & Otago
Morning cloud breaks to sunny areas about Southland and Central Otago, Coastal Otago has a cloudy day with patchy drizzle. East to northeasterly winds.
Highs: 10-11

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

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 1:20 AM

Tuesday's national forecast

Posted by WW Forecast Team on Tue, 12/06/2018 - 04:29

A tightly packed low moves over the North Island today as an easterly quarter airflow lies over the South Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A deep low slowly moves southwards over the upper North Island during today. Winds around this low are gusty coming in from the westerly quarter. Expect mostly cloudy skies with areas of rain (possibly heavy) or showers.
Highs: 15-16

Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Occasional rain or showers. Breezy southeasterly winds, strong about the south Taranaki coastline. Winds tend northeast later in the day.
Highs: 12-16

Eastern North Island
Heavy rain with brisk to strong southeasterly winds.
Highs: 14-16

Wellington
Showers or some rain at times. Brisk southeasterly winds, strong through Cook Strait with gales likely.
High: 13

Marlborough & Nelson
Drizzle turns to rain in the morning, possibly heavy at times about Marlborough from late afternoon or evening. Brisk southeasterly winds, strong about the outer Sounds with gales likely.
Highs: 11-13

Canterbury
Drizzle then some rain from afternoon, rain may become heavy later in the day or overnight for North Canterbury. Southeasterly winds.
Highs: 8-11

West Coast
Thick high cloud, there may be a brief shower or two pass over from the east for North Westland. Breezy southeasterly winds.
Highs: 12-15

Southland & Otago
Plenty of high cloud for most, cloud about coastal Otago is thicker and lower. There may be a light shower or drizzle patch about coastal Northern Otago. East to northeast winds.
Highs: 7-10

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson - WeatherWatch.co.nz http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/tuesdays-national-forecast-26...

Posted on June 12, 2018 at 1:55 AM

MetService Weather Watch

Issued by MetService at 8:00pm Monday 11-Jun-2018

Heavy rain and severe gales for parts of northern and central New Zealand

Please Note: Watch for strong winds in Taupo, Taihape, Wanganui, Manawatu and Horowhenua Kapiti Coast is now upgraded to a Warning. Also, Taumarunui added to Watch for strong winds.

A deepening sub-tropical low is moving southwards toward the North Island, and is expected to move onto the Bay of Plenty during Tuesday morning and lie near Taranaki by midnight Tuesday. The low will bring heavy rain and gales to many parts of northern and central New Zealand.

People are advised to keep up to date with forecasts as parts of this Watch may be upgraded to a full Warning, and new areas may be added.

Heavy Rain Watch
Area: Northland south of the Bay of Islands
Valid: 12 hours from 6:00pm Monday to 6:00am Tuesday
Forecast: A period of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria, for instance 70mm in 12 hours.

Area: Auckland, Great Barrier Island, Coromandel Peninsula and Waikato north of Ngaruawahia
Valid: 24 hours from 3:00pm Monday to 3:00pm Tuesday
Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria, for instance 100mm in 24 hours.

Area: Bay Of Plenty including the Kaimai Range
Valid: 18 hours from 3:00am to 9:00pm Tuesday
Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria, for instance 85mm in 18 hours.

Area: Wairarapa, especially about the Tararua Range and eastern hills
Valid: 24 hours from 3:00am Tuesday to 3:00am Wednesday
Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria, for instance 100mm in 24 hours.

Strong Wind Watch
Area: Great Barrier Island
Valid: 19 hours from 3:00pm Monday to 10:00am Tuesday
Forecast: Southwest winds may approach severe gale at times in exposed places.

Area: Auckland
Valid: 16 hours from 6:00pm Monday to 10:00am Tuesday
Forecast: Southwest winds may approach severe gale at times in exposed places.

Area: Coromandel Peninsula
Valid: 19 hours from 4:00pm Monday to 11:00am Tuesday
Forecast: South to southwest winds may approach severe gale at times in exposed places.

Area: Eastern Waikato
Valid: 20 hours from 5:00pm Monday to 1:00pm Tuesday
Forecast: South to southeast winds may approach severe gale at times in exposed places.

Area: Gisborne
Valid: 17 hours from 6:00pm Monday to 11:00am Tuesday
Forecast: Southeast winds may approach severe gale at times in exposed places.

Area: Taumarunui
Valid: 18 hours from 9:00pm Monday to 3:00pm Tuesday
Forecast: Southeast winds may approach severe gale at times in exposed places.

Area: Hawkes Bay
Valid: 14 hours from 1:00am to 3:00pm Tuesday
Forecast: Southeast winds may approach severe gale at times in exposed places.

Area: Wellington and the Marlborough Sounds
Valid: 16 hours from 2:00am to 6:00pm Tuesday
Forecast: Southeast winds may approach severe gale at times in exposed places.

This watch will be updated by: 10:00pm Monday 11-Jun-2018
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Posted on June 12, 2018 at 1:46 AM

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