Upper South Island
Southwesterly breezes on the West Coast, the odd morning shower clearing with sunny breaks then developing. Mostly sunny in Nelson, the odd evening shower possible about some inland hills and ranges, light winds. Sunny periods to start in Marlborough however some cloud from late morning with the odd shower also particularly on the coast. In the afternoon showers clearing from the coast however possibly developing further inland on some hills and ranges. Morning showers clear for most in Canterbury with sunny breaks then developing, southerly breezes tend more easterly during the afternoon. The odd shower may develop about the hills and ranges in North Canterbury in the afternoon and evening.
HIGHS: 18-19 about Nelson. Mid teens on the West Coast, Marlborough and in Canterbury.
Lower South Island
Southwesterly breezes on the West Coast, mostly sunny with some cloud. Breezy west to southwesterly winds about Southland, expect cloudy areas and some sun. The odd brief shower possible at times mainly this morning. Any showers about the Catlins clear this morning, sunny breaks then increase in coastal Otago with southwesterlies easing during the day. Mostly sunny in inland parts of Otago with light southwesterly breezes.
HIGHS: 15-16 about Southland, Otago and on the West Coast south of the Glaciers. High teen temperatures for some Central Otago areas.