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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 5:08am Thursday 17 Aug 2017 - Sorry we are closed today due to strong NW winds. However tomorrow... is looking much better as winds are forecasted to ease back. Road will be closed all day from Info Booth due to avalanche hazards in the Bluffs. Please respect our road closer this is in place to protect you all. Strong NW are forecast for all day today. Forecast for tomorrow is looking much better with winds easing back.

Status
FIELD CLOSED
ROAD CLOSED
Snow
Updated at
5:08am Thu 17 Aug
Last snow fall:
116cm on Mon 14 Aug
Upper snow base: 335cm
Lower snow base: 285cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Mt Hutt ski field forecast

Windy
17 AUGUST
THURSDAY
Severe gale NW, easing afternoon. Cloudy, morning showers.
Issued at: 7:39am Thu 17 Aug

Canterbury High Country regional wind forecastWind at 1000m: Northwest severe gale 85 km/h, easing to 60 km/h this evening.
Wind at 2000m: Northwest severe gale 120 km/h, gradually easing to 80 km/h.
Issued at: 10:56am Thu 17 Aug

Mount Hutt computer-generated forecast
Max0°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 2cm
Total rainfall: 1mm
Wind at top: Northerly 60 km/h easing to northwesterly 50 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1800 metres.
Cloudy
18 AUGUST
FRIDAY
Gale northwest, easing afternoon. Cloudy.
Issued at: 7:39am Thu 17 Aug

Canterbury High Country regional wind forecastWind at 1000m: Northwest 60 km/h gradually easing to northerly 30 km/h.
Wind at 2000m: Northwest gale 80 km/h gradually easing to northerly 35 km/h.
Issued at: 10:56am Thu 17 Aug

Mount Hutt computer-generated forecast
Max-1°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 2cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: Rising to 2000 metres evening.
Fine
19 AUGUST
SATURDAY
Showers developing afternoon. NE turning S'ly afternoon.
Issued at: 7:39am Thu 17 Aug

Canterbury High Country regional wind forecastWind at 1000m: Northeast 40 km/h, easing to easterly 25 km/h in the evening.
Wind at 2000m: Northeast 50 km/h, easing to easterly 30 km/h in the evening.
Issued at: 10:51am Thu 17 Aug

Mount Hutt computer-generated forecast
Max-2°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 4cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 20 km/h easing to light winds mid-morning.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1200 metres.

Canterbury High Country regional forecast

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

Mt Hutt computer generated extended forecast

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

Days 1-3 are weather forecasts for the Mt Hutt ski field produced by our team of meteorologists.
Days 4-5 are mountain region forecasts for Canterbury High Country produced by our team of meteorologists.
Days 6-7 are site-specific forecasts for Mt Hutt 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 Mt Hutt Ski Field