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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 2:05pm Friday 18 May 2018 - Excitement is building up by the day as we get closer to our 2018... Winter Season! We've been busy setting everything up on the mountain so it's in the best shape possible for when you get here. Lots of new things going on at the moment and we're stoked to have you guys up here in just over a month! Fine, apart from evening high cloud.

Status
FIELD OPENS 16 Jun 2018
ROAD OPEN
Snow
Updated at
2:05pm Fri 18 May
Last snow fall:
1cm on Mon 18 Sep
Upper snow base: 70cm
Lower snow base: 1cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Southern Lakes regional forecast

none
20 MAY
SUNDAY
Rain, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms with hail about the headwaters. Rain turning to showers in the evening, and snow lowering to about 700 metres, possibly affecting higher roads.
Issued at: 10:50pm Sun 20 May

Coronet Peak computer-generated forecast
Max4°COvernight min-7°C
Total snow: 16cm
Total rainfall: 5mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 60 km/h easing to westerly 40 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1300 metres evening.
none
21 MAY
MONDAY
Showers, possibly heavy with snow down to 500 metres, clearing during the morning to fine.
Issued at: 10:50pm Sun 20 May

Coronet Peak computer-generated forecast
Max-3°COvernight min-4°C
Total snow: 2cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Westerly 10 km/h rising to 30 km/h around midday.
Freezing level: 1200 rising to 1800 metres overnight.
none
22 MAY
TUESDAY
Rain with heavy falls developing in the morning then clearing in the afternoon. Snow down to about 1000 metres for a time.
Issued at: 10:50pm Sun 20 May

Coronet Peak computer-generated forecast
Max2°COvernight min-7°C
Total snow: 16cm
Total rainfall: 6mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 60 km/h easing to westerly 20 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: 1300 lowering to 900 metres evening.
none
23 MAY
WEDNESDAY
Max-4°C
Showers at times. Snow to 500 metres. Southwesterlies, gale or severe gale.
Issued at: 11:22am Sun 20 May
none
24 MAY
THURSDAY
A period of rain. Snow lowering to 800 metres. Gale or severe gale westerlies.
Issued at: 11:22am Sun 20 May

Coronet Peak computer generated extended forecast

none
25 MAY
FRIDAY
Rain, clearing around midday to partly cloudy weather. Not much wind.
Issued at: 5:48pm Sun 20 May
none
26 MAY
SATURDAY
Rain, changing around midday to snow. Not much wind.
Issued at: 5:48pm Sun 20 May

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

Severe Weather Information for Coronet Peak Ski Field