Mixed bag weather wise for Canterbury

Warm weather is on its way. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

The weekend ahead will be a bit of mixed bag weather wise throughout Canterbury.

Christchurch, Ashburton and Timaru can expect a fine day on Friday with some morning and evening cloud.

The Garden City is expected to reach 23 deg C, Ashburton 26 deg C and Timaru 22 deg C.

Kaikoura will avoid the cloud and have a nice sunny day, with a high of 21 deg C.

On Saturday, a southerly change is expected for Christchurch, Ashburton and Timaru with some showers developing late in the day.

In spite of this the temperatures will remain warm.

Christchurch is expected to get to 27 deg C, Ashburton 25 deg C and Timaru 22 deg C.

Kaikoura is expected to reach 23 deg C with some morning cloud. On Sunday, it can expect a southerly change with some showers and a high of 18 deg C.

A bit of a cooler outlook for Sunday, with Christchurch, Ashburton and Timaru all expected to have temperatures in the high teens.