Situation:
A large anticyclone will move closer to the country tomorrow with warmer air from the interior of Australia arriving over southern districts. This will bring a couple of warm days before a cool southwesterly change and showers arrives in time for the weekend.

Local Centres brief forecast:
Timaru, light northeasterlies, fine, 21
Oamaru, light northeasterlies, fine, 20
Palmerston, light northeasterlies, fine, 20
Twizel, moderate northwesterlies, fine, 23
Omarama, moderate northwesterlies, fine, 24

Wanaka, moderate northwesterlies, fine, 23
Queenstown, moderate northwesterlies, fine, 20
Alexandra, moderate northwesterlies, fine, 25
Cromwell, moderate northwesterlies, fine, 25
Roxborough, moderate northwesterlies, fine, 25
Ranfurly, moderate northwesterlies, fine, 24

Catlins, freshening northwesterlies, high cloud increasing, 19
Balclutha, freshening northwesterlies, high cloud increasing, 20
Lumsden, freshening northwesterlies, high cloud increasing, 19
Gore, freshening northwesterlies, high cloud increasing, 19

Riverton, freshening northwesterlies, high cloud increasing, 19
Te Anau, freshening northwesterlies, cloud increasing, 17
Milford Sound, freshening northwesterlies, cloud increasing, 17

Dunedin forecast:
Fine and cold tonight. Warmer tomorrow with moderate northerly winds developing and mostly sunny skies. High cloud increasing on Friday with fresh warm northwesterlies but a cool southwesterly change during the evening will bring some showers. Early showers clearing and sunny periods increasing on Saturday with fresh cool southwesterlies easing.
Tonight’s low 4
Tomorrow’s high: 19
Tomorrow night’s low 11
Next day’s high: 21
Next day’s low: 9
Following day’s high: 13

Invercargill forecast:
Some cloud tonight. Milder northwesterlies freshening tomorrow with high cloud increasing. Cloudy on Friday with rain developing during the afternoon; fresh warm northwesterly winds. Colder southwesterlies and showers developing at night. Cloudy on Saturday with showers and fresh cool southwesterlies.
Tonight’s low 8
Tomorrow’s high: 19
Tomorrow night’s low 11
Next day’s high: 17
Next day’s low: 9
Following day’s high: 13

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