Situation:
One anticyclone is moving away from New Zealand today but another is building south of Australia. Between them a cold front will sneak onto the South Island tonight and bring a brief period of colder southwesterlies and showers tomorrow. The next anticyclone will move quickly across the Tasman Sea on Sunday and Monday bringing a fine period to the south.

Local Centres brief forecast:
Timaru, southwesterly change, showers later, 24
Oamaru, southwesterly change, showers later, 19
Palmerston, decreasing southwesterlies, showers, 16
Twizel, moderate southwesterlies, few showers, 17
Omarama, moderate southwesterlies, few showers, 17

Wanaka, moderate southwesterlies, few showers, 15
Queenstown, moderate southwesterlies, few showers, 15
Alexandra, moderate southwesterlies, few showers, 15
Cromwell, moderate southwesterlies, few showers, 15
Roxborough, moderate southwesterlies, few showers, 15
Ranfurly, moderate southwesterlies, few showers, 15

Catlins, decreasing southwesterlies, showers clearing, 14
Balclutha, decreasing southwesterlies, showers clearing, 14
Lumsden, decreasing southwesterlies, showers clearing, 14
Gore, decreasing southwesterlies, showers clearing, 14

Riverton, decreasing southwesterlies, showers clearing, 14
Te Anau, decreasing southwesterlies, showers clearing, 14
Milford Sound, decreasing southwesterlies, showers clearing, 14

Dunedin forecast:
Fine tonight. Mild at first tomorrow with northerlies and high cloud but colder southwesterlies freshening during the morning with cloud increasing, then some showers from the middle of the day. Showers clearing tomorrow night. Mostly fine on Sunday with sunny periods increasing and cool southwesterly winds dying out. Fine and sunny with northeasterlies on Monday.
Tonight’s low 9
Tomorrow’s high: 16
Tomorrow night’s low 7
Next day’s high: 14
Next day’s low: 5
Following day’s high: 16

Invercargill forecast:
Rain easing to showers tonight with cooler southwesterlies developing. Morning cloud and showers tomorrow with cool southwesterlies freshening, but becoming fine later in the day. Fine and sunny on Sunday and Monday with light winds.
Tonight’s low 13
Tomorrow’s high: 14
Tomorrow night’s low 9
Next day’s high: 16
Next day’s low: 6
Following day’s high: 17

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