WHAT’S INSTORE FOR THE INCOMING WEEK & A SNEAK LOOK AT QUEENS BIRTHDAY WEEKEND.

Good evening. Today delivered, with sunny skies & calm conditions across the region. Areas closer to the coast were kept cool, with easterlies this afternoon. Overnight we may see light frosts, especially for inland areas.

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WHAT’S INSTORE FOR THE INCOMING WEEK A SNEAK LOOK AT QUEENS BIRTHDAY WEEKEND
Scotty H Bone
Emma Bishop
Catherine Knight
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE GARDEN CITY THIS WEEK?

Planning outdoor activities? Thinking of hitting the trails on the mountain bike, or heading out for a run, or just wanting to know the best days to do your washing?

Christchurch forecast @ [ Cwu.co.nz Link ]

Our forecasts won’t be beaten for accuracy & detail. 23 towns across the region, with no computer generated content, we’ve had...
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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE GARDEN CITY THIS WEEK
Mark Teear
SUPERB LOOKING SUNDAY : SUNNY AND CALM - EARLY POCKETS OF FOG, OR LOW CLOUD LIFTING

Good morning. After a dreary old day yesterday, the news is a lot brighter with the return of sunshine and settled conditions today. We just have some pockets of low cloud or fog to get through early on in some parts, while others are waking up to some light frost activity this morning.

Temperatures as of...
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SUPERB LOOKING SUNDAY : SUNNY AND CALM EARLY POCKETS OF FOG OR LOW CLOUD LIFTING
SUNNY & CALM SUNDAY –AFTER EARLY MORNING FROSTS.

Good afternoon. It’s a cold and dreary day across the region, with fresh to strong cold southerlies & temperatures struggling to double digits. Currently (2:45pm) Arthur’s Pass & Castle Hill are sitting on a chilly 6 degrees & our main centres 9-10 degrees, with fresh cold southerlies.

Most areas have seen some light rain, or drizzle at times,...
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SUNNY CALM SUNDAY –AFTER EARLY MORNING FROSTS
Ginette Frampton
Elizabeth Foley
Alex Henshaw
MISERABLE DAY ( CLOUDY, WET & COOL )

Cooler southerlies, with low cloud, drizzle and patchy rain are starting to move across most of Canterbury. We don’t expect significant totals anywhere, but 1-5mm is possible for most. Temperatures will struggle to double digits, with 9-11 our expected ‘highs’.

Expect improving conditions tonight, with light frosts for most Sunday morning.

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MISERABLE DAY CLOUDY WET COOL Cooler southerlies with low cloud drizzle and
COOLER SATURDAY LINED UP (CLOUDY, WITH SHOWERS & RAIN IN THE MIX)

Good morning. It’s a cloudy start across the region, with our southerly change slowly moving north. This is a relatively weak front & is losing its formation & moisture content as it moves into Mid Canterbury. Overall a fairly dreary cool day ahead, on a positive it will be short lived, with an incoming ‘High Pressure’ set to...
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COOLER SATURDAY LINED UP CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS RAIN IN THE MIX
Rachel Jennings
Alex Henshaw
RAIN & SHOWERS FOR OUR SATURDAY - COOLER SOUTHERLIES & TEMPERATURES

(NEW FEATURE ON TOWN FORECASTS - % CHANCE OF RAIN PROVIDED)

Good afternoon. Get out and enjoy our mostly sunny & calm late afternoon/evening. Tonight we expect some brief spill over showers & there is the potential for more widespread & persistent falls for areas in North Canterbury overnight.

Tomorrow we’ll struggle to...
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RAIN SHOWERS FOR OUR SATURDAY COOLER SOUTHERLIES TEMPERATURES
Shelley Daly
Rachel Jennings
Nel van Kessel
SUPERB MORNING ACROSS THE REGION, BAR CHRISTCHURCH WHICH IS STRUGGLING WITH DENSE FOG ONCE AGAIN!

Good morning. Extremely thick fog is dominating conditions here in the Garden City, keeping it rather cool & gloomy this morning.

On a positive the fog will burn off and we expect a mostly fine afternoon. Get out & make the most of today, cooler southerlies & showers move in tomorrow!

Near...
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SUPERB MORNING ACROSS THE REGION BAR CHRISTCHURCH WHICH IS STRUGGLING WITH DENSE
Elizabeth Foley
Ana Murphy
Tracey Nelson
MOSTLY FINE FRIDAY – JUST EARLY FROSTS & ‘POCKETS’ OF FOG ABOUT & LATE BRIEF SCATTERED RAIN

(CLOUDY, COOL & WET AT TIMES FOR OUR SATURDAY)

Good morning. It’s a freezing start to the day, for most of the region. Nearly all our towns are hovering below freezing; the two exceptions are Christchurch, which is hovering on 1.5 degrees at 6:10am & Kaikoura, with the sea ‘playing’ it’s moderating...
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MOSTLY FINE FRIDAY JUST EARLY FROSTS POCKETS OF FOG ABOUT LATE BRIEF
Lisa Boswell
Alex Henshaw
Alex Henshaw
MOSTLY FINE FRIDAY – TEMPERATURES SET TO PUSH INTO THE MID TEENS

(RAIN IN THE MIX & COOLER TEMPERATURES ON SATURDAY)

Good evening. It was a mostly sunny & calm day across the region, with all areas nudging 11-12 degrees. Tonight keep an eye out for light frosts, especially about inland areas & basins, closer to the coast; there is the possibility of low cloud, which may keep us just above...
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MOSTLY FINE FRIDAY – TEMPERATURES SET TO PUSH INTO THE MID TEENS
CJ Mills
Brenda Stuart
Nalin Chathuranga Hewawasam
ENJOY THE NEXT 36 HOURS – RAIN IN THE MIX & COOLER TEMPERATURES ON SATURDAY

Our recent settled weather is on the way out, as our ‘High Pressure’ slides out east of the country. So get out & enjoy the rest of today & tomorrow. Early Saturday morning, rain & cooler southerlies will spread north, restricting day time ‘highs to 11-12 degrees.

On a positive it will be short lived’ with another...
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ENJOY THE NEXT 36 HOURS – RAIN IN THE MIX COOLER TEMPERATURES ON SATURDAY
FINE & SETTLED THURSDAY – EARLY LOW CLOUD & LIGHT FROSTS TO START THE DAY

Good Morning. It’s a cool start across the region, with most inland areas waking to light frosts, while the sea is moderating our coastal towns & areas keeping us at slightly more pleasant temperatures.

Current Air Temperatures - 6:50am: -2 Twizel, Culverden 2, Ashburton 1, Christchurch 2.1, Kaikoura 5, Castle Hill...
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FINE SETTLED THURSDAY – EARLY LOW CLOUD LIGHT FROSTS TO START THE DAY
MOSTLY FINE THURSDAY LINED UP - LIGHT FROSTS DEVELOPING TONIGHT.

Good evening. It was a cloudy start to the day, with isolated drizzle & the odd shower, but most areas basked in late autumn afternoon sun. All towns & areas are nudged 11-12 degrees, as forecast & we do expect light frosts tonight, especially for inland areas & basins.

Our weather has a very standard look to it over the next...
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MOSTLY FINE THURSDAY LINED UP LIGHT FROSTS DEVELOPING TONIGHT
Peter Grant
Mark Bryant
UNMATCHED COVERAGE, WITH CANTERBURY WEATHER UPDATES.

It’s been a fantastic start to the cooler months, with incredible engagement online. We’ve had tens of thousands of visitors, in just the last month, making Canterbury Weather Updates the most popular & sourced weather provider here in Canterbury.

We cover 23 towns in the Canterbury region, each town has its own hand crafted forecast for 7...
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UNMATCHED COVERAGE WITH CANTERBURY WEATHER UPDATES
Janice Harris
Kay Melton
Sandy Brears
COOLER DAY ACROSS THE REGION – Cloudy skies dominate most of the region this morning, with isolated ‘pockets’ of drizzle & coastal showers, north of Christchurch. An exception is Twizel, which is currently 7:00am shivering on -2 degrees.

Conditions will improve though the day, with light frosts developing overnight.

Have a great day, keep warm. For all the latest weather information & over...
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COOLER DAY ACROSS THE REGION Cloudy skies dominate most of the region
Jenny Holt
Wendy McDiarmid
Rj Gebbie
COOLER & CLOUDY WEDNESDAY LINED UP – CHANCE OF A FEW SHOWERS & DRIZZLE EARLY

Good afternoon. It’s been a mild day across the region, with all towns pushing into the mid to late teens, in fact Christchurch, Ashburton & Timaru shared 18 degrees, a good 5 degrees warmer than average for this time of year.

Keep an eye out for a few showers tonight, with cooler southerlies.

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COOLER CLOUDY WEDNESDAY LINED UP – CHANCE OF A FEW SHOWERS DRIZZLE EARLY
Mariet Van Vierzen-de Boer
Brenda Stuart
Kuini Broughton
MOSTLY FINE & MILD TUESDAY – WEAK SOUTHERLY CHANGE TONIGHT

Good morning. Today is a much milder start to the day across the region, with some areas 13 degrees warmer than this time yesterday. Currently Castle Hill Village is sitting on 8.8 degrees, while yesterday the village was shivering on negative 5. Most towns & areas have escaped morning frosts, with a milder northerly airflow over the...
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MOSTLY FINE MILD TUESDAY – WEAK SOUTHERLY CHANGE TONIGHT
Kelli Foster
Nicholas Alberts
Tracy Cruse
‘CURRENT TEMPERATURES’ FOR 23 TOWNS ACROSS CANTERBURY

We’re after ‘Live’/current temperatures for our towns in the Canterbury region. If you think you can help, please get in touch.

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‘CURRENT TEMPERATURES’ FOR 23 TOWNS ACROSS CANTERBURY
Steven Shearer
Kerry Mitchell-Bathgate
Shelley Harding
BRRR - IT'S ONLY GETTING COLDER!

Most of the region is waking to severe frosts & it's going to get even colder in the next 30min, with our cold temperatures peaking around 8am.

Check out current temperatures below!

Current temperatures: 7:20am: Christchurch -2, Ashburton – 2 Timaru -1 Methven -1 Culverden - 3 Twizel -5, Mt Cook -4, Castle Hill Village, -5 Arthur’s Pass -3

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BRRR ITS ONLY GETTING COLDER Most of the region is waking to
Karen Lowry
Kathryn Lett
Fiona Spencer
IT’S FREEZING OUT THERE – WHO’S STRUGGLING OUT OF BED!?

FROSTY START – SUNNY & CALM START TO THE WEEK (BAR THOSE FRESHENING EASTERLIES ABOUT COASTAL AREAS)

Good morning. It’s going to be a great start to the week, with sunny skies and mostly light winds. As expected it’s freezing out there for most, with many areas/towns well below freezing!

(On a positive, this will be our coldest morning...
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IT’S FREEZING OUT THERE – WHO’S STRUGGLING OUT OF BED
Alisha Hall
Jacob Savage
Thomas David Wilkinson