All Districts forecast from Weather Workshop:
The Situation: A south to southwest airflow covers most
areas of the country while a low near the Chatham Islands
is slow moving. West of the upper North Island a trough is
drifting east. A ridge of high pressure is expected to
spread onto the far south of the South Island later today.
And now the forecast to midnight tonight:
NORTHLAND, AUCKLAND, WAIKATO, WAITOMO, TAUMARANUI, TARANAKI,
TAIHAPE, COROMANDEL PENINSULA, BAY of PLENTY/ROTORUA, TAUPO,
WANGANUI and MANAWATU: Showers affecting many places today
some of which may be heavy and thundery this morning from
New Plymouth northwards. During the afternoon and evening
skies gradually clearing from the south. South to southwest
GISBORNE, HAWKES BAY and WAIRARAPA: Outbreaks of rain about
Wairarapa for much of the day, elsewhere a mix of cloudy and
fine weather with a few odd showers likely. Breezy
WELLINGTON: Mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain but from
afternoon a few fine periods developing. Southerly winds.
NELSON: Cloud and showers clearing this morning to become
fine and frosty. Light southwest breezes.
MARLBOROUGH: Showers persisting about the Kaikoura Coast
today, elsewhere skies breaking this morning and long fine
periods developing. Light winds inland, breezy southerlies
continuing about the coast.
CANTERBURY, OTAGO and SOUTHLAND: Showers clearing from
Canterbury and coastal places further south this morning
but skies remaining quite cloudy. About inland areas of
Otago and Southland long fine periods. Southwest winds,
strong and gusty about eastern coastal areas. Inland
winds mainly light.
BULLER, WESTLAND and FIORDLAND: Fine sunny conditions
expected today with not much wind but about the far south
of Fiordland cloudy periods with the odd light shower at
CHATHAM ISLANDS: Rain at times. Gusty northeast winds tending
THE OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW: Fine and frosty in most places.
Showers continuing along the North Island east coast and south
to Marlborough then a clearance from Cook Strait southwards
later. At the Chatham Islands, Showers and colder southeasterlies.
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