A small depression east of East Cape is moving away with an attached front northeast of Northland also moving slowly away northeastwards. A further front lies over the middle of the North Island. An anticyclone centred in the central Tasman Sea extends over the South Island. Pressures are low over southeastern Australia.
Forecast for the Southern Lakes and Central Otago for today is for fine weather with light winds and warm temperatures. Maximum temperatures recorded yesterday were Queenstown 18.8 degrees. Wanaka 19.0 degrees. Kinloch no report, Arrowtown 18.0 degrees. Forecast upper level winds for today at 1000 metres southwest 30 kph, dying out tonight. At 2000 metres southwest 45 kph, dying out tonight. Freezing level rising above 3000 metres this morning. Forecast maximum temperatures for today for Queenstown and Kingston 24 degrees. For Glenorchy 22 degrees. For Wanaka and Cromwell 25 degrees. For Alexandra 26 degrees.
Tomorrow and right through to Wednesday fine weather continuing after the clearance of any morning low cloud. Light winds and warm temperatures.