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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 5:44am Thursday 17 Aug 2017 - Due to the weather conditions we have had to call the field closed... today to preserve over snow pack. Our road will be closed today and if you need to get up could you please get in contact with staff. Unfortunately we have revived a bit or rain and high winds over night and are forecast for more over the day. Hopefully our rain showers with be come snow with the freezing level dropping to 1400 Meter sometime today.

Status
FIELD CLOSED
ROAD CLOSED
Snow
Updated at
5:44am Thu 17 Aug
Last snow fall:
45cm on Tue 15 Aug
Upper snow base: 145cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Canterbury High Country regional forecast

none
17 AUGUST
THURSDAY
About the divide, heavy rain, possibly thundery with hail. Snow lowering to 1400 metres. Elsewhere, fine with high cloud.
Issued at: 10:56am Thu 17 Aug

Broken River computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-2°C
Total snow: 10cm
Total rainfall: 34mm
Wind at top: Northerly 60 km/h.
Freezing level: 1600 metres.
none
18 AUGUST
FRIDAY
About the Divide, rain, heavy and possibly thundery with hail, easing from the north in the afternoon. Snow to 1300 metres. High cloud and a few spots of rain elsewhere until evening.
Issued at: 10:56am Thu 17 Aug

Broken River computer-generated forecast
Max0°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 5cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: 1600 metres.
none
19 AUGUST
SATURDAY
Cloud increasing, with rain or showers developing afternoon, falling as snow to 1100 metres.
Issued at: 10:51am Thu 17 Aug

Broken River computer-generated forecast
Max0°COvernight min-6°C
Total snow: 3cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northerly 20 km/h changing southeasterly 20 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1200 metres.
none
20 AUGUST
SUNDAY
Occasional showers, falling as snow down to 700 metres at night. Southeasterlies easing.
Issued at: 10:51am Thu 17 Aug
none
21 AUGUST
MONDAY
Occasional showers, falling as snow down to 500 metres at first, gradually easing, fine spells developing about the main divide. Southeasterlies dying out.
Issued at: 10:51am Thu 17 Aug

Broken River computer generated extended forecast

none
22 AUGUST
TUESDAY
Fine. Little wind.
Issued at: 8:20am Thu 17 Aug
none
23 AUGUST
WEDNESDAY
Fine with light winds.
Issued at: 8:20am Thu 17 Aug

Days 1-5 are mountain region forecasts for Canterbury High Country produced by our team of meteorologists.
Days 6-7 are site-specific forecasts for Broken River ski field which have been automatically generated by MetService's computer weather modeling system and have not been moderated by our team of meteorologists.

Facilities, snow base, field and road status data is supplied from the mountain by SnowHQ

Severe Weather Information for Broken River Ski Field