Brief New Zealand Mountain Forecast

Issued at 12:40pm Friday 19 Apr 2019
Valid to Midnight Saturday 20 Apr 2019

North Island

Mainly fine. However, cloud increasing about Egmont National Park and the Tararua Range tomorrow with a few showers. WINDS: Northwesterlies rising to gale about the Tararua Range tomorrow.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

South Island

Kaikoura Coast: Mainly fine. Rain in the west for a time tomorrow afternoon and evening. Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National parks: Mainly fine today. A period of heavy rain tomorrow afternoon or evening followed by a few showers. Southern Alps and Fiordland: Periods of rain in Fiordland, spreading north tomorrow, heavy at times with thunderstorms and hail possible. Snow lowering to 1400 metres in the south. WINDS: Northwesterlies, gale in exposed places tomorrow.

Freezing Level: Lowering to 2600 metres in the north and 1600 metres in the south tomorrow.