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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 8:13am Saturday 21 Jul 2018 - It is going to be a great day at the playground of the gods Conditions... are firm on the lower mountain and our south facing upper slopes still skiing well. BUT we are expecting snow to 1200m as the day goes on, with strong northerly winds into the night.

Status
FIELD OPEN
ROAD CHAINS REQUIRED OR 4WD
Snow
No current snow information available
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Canterbury High Country regional forecast

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21 JULY
SATURDAY
Rain, heavy about the Divide. Snow to 1200 metres.
Issued at: 10:40pm Sat 21 Jul

Mt Olympus computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-5°C
Total snow: 22cm
Total rainfall: 4mm
Wind at top: Rising to northwesterly 80 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: Rising to 2200 metres afternoon.
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22 JULY
SUNDAY
Fine for most, with high cloud increasing in the evening. Scattered rain about the Divide with snow to 800 metres, then spreading elsewhere at night with snow down to 600 metres.
Issued at: 10:40pm Sat 21 Jul

Mt Olympus computer-generated forecast
Max-4°COvernight min-6°C
Total snow: 4cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 50 km/h.
Freezing level: 1500 lowering to 900 metres afternoon.
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23 JULY
MONDAY
Scattered rain gradually easing, with snow to 700 metres at first.
Issued at: 10:40pm Sat 21 Jul

Mt Olympus computer-generated forecast
Max-5°COvernight min-8°C
Total snow: 8cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southwesterly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: 800 metres.
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24 JULY
TUESDAY
Max-6°C
Occasional rain developing, with snow to 500 metres. Southeasterlies.
Issued at: 9:40am Sat 21 Jul
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25 JULY
WEDNESDAY
Rain, with snow to 500 metres, clearing and becoming fine.Southerlies.
Issued at: 9:40am Sat 21 Jul

Mt Olympus computer generated extended forecast

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26 JULY
THURSDAY
Rain, clearing in the middle of the day to partly cloudy weather. Little wind.
Issued at: 5:45pm Sat 21 Jul
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27 JULY
FRIDAY
Rain, clearing around midday to partly cloudy weather. Not much wind.
Issued at: 5:45pm Sat 21 Jul

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 Mt Olympus 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 Mt Olympus Ski Field