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Extended New Zealand Mountain Forecast

Issued at: 12:55pm Thursday 17 Aug 2017

North Island

Saturday: Periods of rain, easing to showers in the evening. Snow down to 1500 metres. Northwesterlies, becoming strong or gale north of the Kaweka Range.

Freezing Level: 1800 metres.

Sunday: Showers, with snow lowering to 1100 metres in the south, easing later. Northwesterlies, strong or gale north of the Kaweka Range, gradually easing. Strong southerly developing about the Tararua Range.

Freezing Level: Lowering to 1400 metres in the south.

Monday: A few showers, becoming few and far between north of the Kaweka Range and south of the Ruahine Range. Southeasterlies, strong about the Tararua Range.

Freezing Level: Lowering to 1200 metres.

South Island

Saturday: Rain in Fiordland and in the north. Mainly fine elsewhere, with rain developing from afternoon and evening, snow flurries lowering to 1000 metres in the south. Northeasterlies turning southeasterly.

Freezing Level: Lowering to 1400 metres.

Sunday: Showers in the east and Fiordland, with fine spells in the west. Snow lowering to 500 metres south of Lake Wanaka, and to 700 metres on the main divide. Southeasterlies, strong north of Mount Hutt.

Freezing Level: Lowering to 1200 metres in the north and to 800 metres in the south.

Monday: Showers in the east, with snow lowering to 500 metres. Mainly fine elsewhere apart from isolated showers about the Tasman Mountains. Light winds.

Freezing Level: Lowering to 800 metres everywhere.