Mainly fine and hot on Friday with increased cloud coverage inland and in the mountains the afternoon which may bring some local showers.
A yellow alert for very high temperatures is in effect from 1pm till 4pm.
Winds will be moderate in the morning, 3 to 4 Beaufort, turning moderate to strong in the afternoon, force 4 to 5 Beaufort.
The sea will be moderate to rough.
The temperature will rise to 40 C inland, 32 C in the mountains and in the west coast and 34 C in all other coastal areas.
The fire hazard is extremely high all across Cyprus.