Weather briefing - Thursday 04 November

Lake Karapiro Forecast from 1200 4-Nov-2010 to 1800, 5-Nov-2010 Issued at 1400 4-Nov-2010

 

The next update will be issued at 1400 5-Nov-2010.

Situation

A rapidly deepening low in the Tasman Sea is expected to cross New Zealand over the next few days giving light to moderate northerlies today (Thursday) and a change to fresh westerlies and rain on Friday, turning more to the south on Saturday.

Forecast

Wind

Mainly from the N today, swinging to the SE and dropping to 1 m/s overnight, rising again to 4 m/s from the west tomorrow afternoon.

Visibility

Mostly greater than 20 km, but dropping to 6 km in rain.

Temperatures

Maximum today 17 ºC, minimum tonight 12 ºC, maximum tomorrow 16 ºC.

Rain

Band of rain expected ahead of front tomorrow morning.

UV alert period

09:20 to 16:45.