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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: Noon Friday 17 Aug 2018 - With 12cm of snow yesterday and a wee bit more this morning, conditions... are superb right now. Cold temps have made the grooming perfect and off-trail there are heaps of delicious pockets of goodness to get stuck into.

Status
FIELD OPEN
ROAD OPEN - CHAINS ON 2WD
Snow
Updated at
Noon Friday 17 Aug 2018
Last snow fall:
12cm on Fri 17 Aug
Upper snow base: 160cm
Lower snow base: 80cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Southern Lakes regional forecast

none
17 AUGUST
FRIDAY
Scattered rain, falling as snow to 600 metres, then clearing in the evening.
Issued at: 9:18am Fri 17 Aug

Cardrona computer-generated forecast
Max-4°COvernight min-9°C
Total snow: 4cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southwesterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: 1100 lowering to 700 metres overnight.
none
18 AUGUST
SATURDAY
Fine, apart from some morning and evening cloud.
Issued at: 9:18am Fri 17 Aug

Cardrona computer-generated forecast
Max-3°COvernight min-6°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Light winds.
Freezing level: 1000 rising to 1400 metres afternoon.
none
19 AUGUST
SUNDAY
Areas of morning cloud, then fine. High cloud in the evening. Northeasterlies strengthening,rising to gale about the tops later.
Issued at: 9:18am Fri 17 Aug

Cardrona computer-generated forecast
Max-3°COvernight min-7°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northerly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: 1300 metres.
none
20 AUGUST
MONDAY
Becoming cloudy. Rain about the headwaters, with snow above 1200 metres, but only scattered falls further east. Strong northeasterlies easing.
Issued at: 10:22am Fri 17 Aug
none
21 AUGUST
TUESDAY
Cloudy with occasional rain, snow lowering to 800 metres. Southerlies developing early, becoming strong.
Issued at: 10:22am Fri 17 Aug

Cardrona computer generated extended forecast

none
22 AUGUST
WEDNESDAY
Fine with little wind.
Issued at: 5:48am Fri 17 Aug
none
23 AUGUST
THURSDAY
Fine with light winds.
Issued at: 5:48am Fri 17 Aug

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

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