Bright or sunny spells this morning, and any patchy low cloud clearing. Becoming breezy this afternoon, while turning predominantly cloudy with perhaps an odd shower arriving. Most places will remain dry, and become warm again.

Winds: South-westerly 13 miles per hour, gusting to 28 miles per hour

Temperature: 21°C (Inland) and 18°C (Coastal)

Sunrise: 6:05 am

Saturday Night:

The thickest cloud will clear away south-eastwards leaving a dry night with clear spells and light winds. Temperatures will fall lower than recent nights.

Winds: Westerly 7 miles per hour, gusting to 17 miles per hour

Temperature: 7°C (Inland) and 8°C (Coastal)

Sunset: 7:53 pm


Mainly dry with bright or sunny spells, and feeling a little fresher with temperatures closer to the seasonal average.

Winds: Westerly 9 miles per hour, gusting to 20 miles per hour

Temperature: 14°C (Inland) and 13°C (Coastal)

Sunrise: 6:03 am

Monday to Wednesday:

Windy, feeling cold, with heavy showers or spells of rain for Monday. Scattered showers on Tuesday, often cloudy and remaining windy. Wednesday temperatures near normal, lighter winds, chance of showers.

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