Upper South Island
Mostly sunny weather in all areas with light winds, some morning cloud about the east coast gradually breaks. Afternoon sea breezes in coastal areas, northeasterlies may become a bit brisk about the Canterbury and Kaikoura coastlines during the afternoon and evening cooling temperatures down.
HIGHS: 17-21 in all areas, the slightly cooler end of the temperatures about the West Coast coastline then the warmest in Nelson and Marlborough. Canterbury around 17-19 today although more sheltered spots like the Amuri Plains may make low 20 high’s.
Lower South Island
Mostly sunny with some high cloud developing, light winds generally however northeasterlies pick up along the eastern coastline of Otago in the afternoon. Northerlies increase about Fiordland from midday with some cloud, showers develop later in the evening. There is the low risk of an isolated shower about hills and ranges of North Otago in the afternoon, any that do form will clear in the evening.
HIGHS: 19-20 about Southland and coastal Otago, 16-17 on the West Coast south of the Glaciers. 22-24 degree temperatures in Central Otago.