Today sees a ridge extend over much of New Zealand bringing mainly sunny and settled weather. Temperatures will start to feel quite summer like for many getting into the low to mid 20â€™s across inland parts of the South Island especially, perhaps even late 20â€™s for inland parts of Southland and Otago.
Friday is still looking like a fairly reasonable day for most although a northwesterly airflow does build across the lower South Island ahead of a front which moves onto Southland later in the evening or overnight. This front continues northwards on Saturday reaching the lower North Island later in the evening.
Sunday sees a west to southwesterly airflow lie across the country bringing cloudy areas and the odd shower in the west while itâ€™s drier out east for the most part, just a shower or two possibly affecting Southland and Otago at times.