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Issued at 7:47 am on the 26th of February by Leighton Thomas

CLOUDY SUNDAY WITH SOME PATCHY RAIN OR DRIZZLE IN PARTS

 

 

Good morning. We have a much cooler than average day on the way for this time of year thanks to mostly cloudy skies and a southerly quarter airflow. Expect cloud to linger in most parts today with one or two fine breaks a chance this afternoon. Areas of rain or drizzle, mostly between Timaru and Ashburton and about the North Canterbury Foothills / Kaikoura Ranges, but patchy drizzle in the mix for other areas. The southerly airflow tends easterly this afternoon.

Highs: 15-17 degrees. Lows: 8-11 degrees

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

 

MONDAY: Morning cloud clearing and becoming fine early on. Light winds through the day and settled. H: 20-22 L: 9-11

 

TUESDAY: Mainly fine with light winds to sea breezes about the coast in the afternoon. H: 21-23 L: 10-12

 

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and mild across the region. Light winds and northerly quarter breezes. H: 23-25 L: 10-12

 

THURSDAY: Morning and evening low cloud, long fine spells by day. Northeasterlies developing about the coast H: 20-22 L: 11-13

 

FRIDAY: Mainly fine and sunny with light northerly breezes. H: 24-26 L: 11-13

 

SATURDAY: Morning cloud, then fine. Northeasterlies freshening in the afternoon. H: 20-22 L: 10-12

 

Weather Analyst:  Leighton Thomas

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