Upper South Island
Mostly sunny with areas of cloud, northeasterly breezes on the east coast and westerly breezes on the West Coast. Cloud thickens up on the West Coast north of the Glaciers during the afternoon then a few showers develop there at night. Mostly sunny in Canterbury with northeasterly breezes in the afternoon, some cloud. High cloud develops after midday.
HIGHS: 17-18 about Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury. 16-17 on the West Coast.
Lower South Island
Some high cloud about the lower South Island clearing this morning with mostly sunny weather developing, light winds and northeasterly breezes on the east coast. Mid to late afternoon a few isolated showers then develop about Southland and eastern parts of Otago. A few of these showers could be heavy and thundery then easing at night. Northerlies in Fiordland today with rain developing this morning, winds change westerly in the afternoon with rain easing to showers. Further north through to the Glaciers expect cloudy weather to develop this morning but remaining dry, showers then develop during the afternoon.
HIGHS: 16-17 about Southland and Otago, 14-15 on the West Coast south of the Glaciers.