Upper South Island
Sunny this morning about Nelson and North Westland with light winds, some cloud about Buller. Isolated showers develop about the ranges of most areas late afternoon possibly becoming heavy and thundery then easing at night. in Marlborough expect showers about eastern coastal areas with south to southeasterly winds, showers clear in the afternoon with winds easing. Conditions will be sunnier in inland areas and a few isolated showers may get going late afternoon about hills and ranges then clearing at night. East to northeasterly winds developing about Canterbury this morning, a few showers about North Canterbury clear this morning, sunny areas elsewhere from morning.
HIGHS: 16-17 about Nelson and on the West Coast, 13-14 about Canterbury and Marlborough.
Lower South Island
Mostly sunny in all regions in the lower South Island with a little wispy high cloud possible, winds will be light to start this morning and for most of the day in inland areas. Northeasterly winds pick up a little along the east coast in the afternoon and winds tend westerly on the West Coast. A few clouds bubble up late in the afternoon about some inland hills and ranges leading to a shower or two possibly heavy and thundery in Central Otago which clear at night.
HIGHS: 21-22 about Southland and Central Otago, 16-17 on the West Coast south of the Glaciers. 14-15 about Coastal Otago.