Saturday‘s national weather forecast
WeatherWatch reports that there is a mix of sun and cloud with a chance of a shower or two today around the Bay of Plenty to Northland regions.
A northerly airflow lies over the South Island today, and further north a ridge of high pressure is clinging on.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
A mix of sun and cloud, chance of a shower or two, mainly about Bay Of Plenty through to Northland in the east. Northeasterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
A chance of some fog first, mainly about inland areas, sunny otherwise. Light winds for most, northerlies for Taranaki.
Eastern North Island
Sunny, some high cloud, mainly later in the day. East to northeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny, some high cloud from afternoon. Northerlies.
Marlborough & Nelson
Mostly sunny for eastern Marlborough with increasing high cloud, Nelson and western Marlborough are mostly cloudy with a few showers. North to northwesterly winds.
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, rain moves into the high country later in the evening spreading from the west. North to northeasterly winds.
Cloudy, the odd shower, more so from around midday then rain moves in late afternoon or evening. Rain may be heavy. Northeasterlies freshen.
Southland & Otago
High cloud, some sun may break through now and then. Chance of a spit or two, mainly later in the day. Light east to northeast winds for coastal areas, winds tend northerly inland.