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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 6:11am Thursday 17 Aug 2017 - At 6 am, moderate to heavy rain, lightening at times. Expecting... rain to continue through the day on the lower mountain, snow on the upper.

Status
FIELD CLOSED
ROAD CLOSED
Snow
Updated at
6:11am Thu 17 Aug
Last snow fall:
10cm on Tue 15 Aug
Upper snow base: 200cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Canterbury High Country regional forecast

none
17 AUGUST
THURSDAY
About the divide, heavy rain, possibly thundery with hail. Snow lowering to 1400 metres. Elsewhere, fine with high cloud.
Issued at: 10:56am Thu 17 Aug

Ohau computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-2°C
Total snow: 11cm
Total rainfall: 20mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 50 km/h easing to 40 km/h mid-afternoon.
Freezing level: 1600 metres.
none
18 AUGUST
FRIDAY
About the Divide, rain, heavy and possibly thundery with hail, easing from the north in the afternoon. Snow to 1300 metres. High cloud and a few spots of rain elsewhere until evening.
Issued at: 10:56am Thu 17 Aug

Ohau computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 25cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: 1700 metres.
none
19 AUGUST
SATURDAY
Cloud increasing, with rain or showers developing afternoon, falling as snow to 1100 metres.
Issued at: 10:51am Thu 17 Aug

Ohau computer-generated forecast
Max-1°COvernight min-6°C
Total snow: 1cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southeasterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1500 metres afternoon.
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

Ohau computer generated extended forecast

none
22 AUGUST
TUESDAY
Fine with not much wind.
Issued at: 8:20am Thu 17 Aug
none
23 AUGUST
WEDNESDAY
Fine. Little wind.
Issued at: 8:20am Thu 17 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

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