A stationary anticyclone covers the Tasman Sea and New Zealand with highest pressure in the mid Tasman Sea and over Canterbury. A weak front lies over Auckland with a few scattered showers possible over the northern half of the North Island. Elsewhere over the country fine weather will prevail. A warm northerly airstream prevails over the east of Australia.
Forecast for the Southern Lakes and Central Otago for today is for fine weather apart from a little scattered, high cloud. Very little wind and mild afternoon temperatures. Light frosts again tonight. Maximum temperatures recorded yesterday were Queenstown 15.6 degrees. Wanaka 15.7 degrees. Kinloch 13.7 degrees. Arrowtown no report. Forecast upper level winds for today at both 1000 metres and 2000 metres light and variable. Freezing level 2300 metres gradually rising to 2900 metres. Forecast maximum temperatures for today for Queentown 16 degrees. Kingston and Wanaka 17 degrees. Glenorchy 15 degrees. For Cromwell and Alexandra 18 degrees.
Tomorrow fine and clear with light winds and mild afternoon temperatures although another light frost likely at night.
Sunday and Monday much upper level cloud but mainly dry although rain about the western ranges at times. Northwesterlies winds becoming fresh to strong but easing from Monday afternoon.