Weather briefing - Wednesday 03 November

Forecast for Lake Karapiro from 1400 (NZDT) 03-Nov-2010 to 1800 (NZDT) 04-Nov-2010 - issued at 1400 (NZDT) – 03-Nov-2010

The next update will be issued at: 1400 04-Nov-2010

Situation

The high to the east of the country extends a ridge back over the North Island, bringing generally settled weather with light winds to Lake Karapiro today. A rapidly deepening low in the Tasman Sea is expected to cross New Zealand over the next few days –with moderate northerlies tomorrow (Thursday). Afternoon showers are possible today and tomorrow.

Forecast

Wind

From the SE, easing this afternoon. Dropping to 4 km/hr overnight and rising again to 7 km/hr tomorrow.

Visibility

Greater than 18 km throughout the period (except early tomorrow morning).

Temperatures

Maximum today: 18°C with a minimum tonight of 7°C. Tomorrow’s maximum: 18°C.

Rain

Light showers possible this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon.

UV alert period

09:25 to 16:40.