Situation:
Cool southwesterly airflow will die out tonight and airflow will tend warmer north to northwesterly over the next few days as fronts approach the South Island from the Tasman Sea.

Local Centres brief forecast:
Timaru, breezy northeasterlies, mostly cloudy, 17
Oamaru, breezy northeasterlies, mostly cloudy, 17
Palmerston, breezy northeasterlies, mostly cloudy, 16
Twizel, light northerlies, fine, 23
Omarama, light northerlies, fine, 23

Wanaka, light northerlies, fine, 23
Queenstown, light northerlies, fine, 23
Alexandra, light northerlies, fine, 22
Cromwell, light northerlies, fine, 22
Roxborough, light northerlies, fine, 22
Ranfurly, light northerlies, fine, 22

Catlins, breezy northeasterlies, mostly cloudy, 17
Balclutha, moderate northerlies, fine, 21
Lumsden, moderate northerlies, fine, 21
Gore, moderate northerlies, fine, 21

Riverton, moderate northerlies, fine, 21
Te Anau, moderate northwesterlies, cloud increasing, 19
Milford Sound, moderate northwesterlies, cloud increasing, 19

Dunedin forecast:
Cloudy tonight with southerly winds. Mostly cloudy tomorrow too, but dry with breezy northeasterlies. Warm on Friday and Saturday with sunny periods and high cloud and moderate northerly or northwesterly winds.
Tonight’s low 9
Tomorrow’s high: 17
Tomorrow night’s low 9
Next day’s high: 24
Next day’s low: 11
Following day’s high: 23

Invercargill forecast:
Fine tonight with light winds. Fine and sunny tomorrow with light winds. Milder. Cloud increasing and some rain developing late on Friday; freshening northwesterlies. Cloudy with showers on Saturday; moderate northwesterly winds.
Tonight’s low 6
Tomorrow’s high: 18
Tomorrow night’s low 11
Next day’s high: 20
Next day’s low: 11
Following day’s high: 18

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