Easter forecast

We’re eggspecting a calm, mostly fine, and mild start (but soggier finish) to the Easter weekend, according to NIWA’s forecasting services team.

While more detailed forecasting can be found on weather.niwa.co.nz, here’s the executive summary with a rating in eggs out of 10:

Friday
A high pressure system brings happy weather to Aotearoa, expect for Fiordland. Rating. 9/10. OOOOOOOOO

Saturday
Save the odd shower, mostly dry in the north while a front affects the lower and western South Island. Rating 7/10. OOOOOOO

Sunday
Increasing chances for showers or rain in the North Island, except the east, showery and cooler in the South Island. Rating 4/10. OOOO

Monday
Rain or showers likely continuing in the North Island, improving conditions in the South Island. Rating 5/10. OOOOO

Next week
Turning milder with a blend of active and quiet weather. Westerly winds increasing later in the week, leading to scattered rain, particularly in western areas. Rating 5/10. OOOOO