Mostly sunny weather however there will be some high cloud about for most, winds light in the morning tending west to northwest in the afternoon. The east coast may see an afternoon sea breeze develop.
Northerly winds strong at times through Cook Strait from afternoon, winds may gust to gale at times.
Cloudy for the West Coast with showers, rain moves into South Westland during the afternoon with heavy falls then pushing northwards later in the evening / overnight. Expect strong northeasterlies about coastal Fiordland.
For the east coast we see plenty of thick high cloud, winds gusty from the north or northwest inland. A few scattered areas of rain pass over Southland, Otago and perhaps parts of South Canterbury during the afternoon / early evening then clearing.