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Updated: 6:10am Friday 23 Aug 2019 - Main trails groomed, nice dry snow off piste.

Status
FIELD OPEN
ROAD CHAINS REQUIRED OR 4WD
Snow
Updated at
6:10am Fri 23 Aug
Last snow fall:
5cm on Thu 22 Aug
Upper snow base: 100cm
Lower snow base: 50cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Canterbury High Country regional forecast

none
23 AUGUST
FRIDAY
Fine spells. More cloud and isolated showers developing from mid-afternoon in the east. Snow flurries possible to 1200 metres.
Issued at: 10:03am Fri 23 Aug

Ohau computer-generated forecast
Max-1°COvernight min-6°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: 1400 metres.
none
24 AUGUST
SATURDAY
Becoming fine in the morning. Increasing cloud with scattered rain developing about the Divide in the evening. Snow to 1200 metres.
Issued at: 10:03am Fri 23 Aug

Ohau computer-generated forecast
Max-1°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Westerly 20 km/h rising to northwesterly 50 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: 2100 metres.
none
25 AUGUST
SUNDAY
Rain about the Divide. High cloud with a few spots of afternoon rain in the east. Snow lowering to 1000 metres about the Divide.
Issued at: 10:03am Fri 23 Aug

Ohau computer-generated forecast
Max1°C
Total snow: 12cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Westerly 70 km/h.
none
26 AUGUST
MONDAY
Rain with snow to 1600 metres, mostly clearing during the day and gale northwesterlies easing. However, rain returning later with a southerly change.
Issued at: 10:42am Fri 23 Aug
none
27 AUGUST
TUESDAY
Remaining rain clearing and becoming mainly fine. Southwesterlies tending northwest and strengthening.
Issued at: 10:42am Fri 23 Aug

Ohau computer generated extended forecast

none
28 AUGUST
WEDNESDAY
Fine at first then rain. Light winds.
Issued at: 7:30am Fri 23 Aug
none
29 AUGUST
THURSDAY
Rain, changing during the afternoon to snow. Light winds.
Issued at: 7:30am Fri 23 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 Ohau 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 Ohau Ski Field