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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 5:46am Thursday 17 Aug 2017 - Sorry it is too windy to run any lifts today. The forecast is... for winds to ease by tonight and we are confident that we will be open again tomorrow

Status
FIELD CLOSED
ROAD CLOSED
Snow
Updated at
5:46am Thu 17 Aug
Last snow fall:
55cm on Mon 14 Aug
Upper snow base: 150cm
Lower snow base: 120cm
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

Porters computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 5cm
Total rainfall: 13mm
Wind at top: Northerly 60 km/h.
Freezing level: 1700 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

Porters computer-generated forecast
Max0°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 1cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: Rising to 2100 metres evening.
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

Porters computer-generated forecast
Max-1°COvernight min-7°C
Total snow: 3cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northerly 20 km/h changing southeasterly 20 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1400 metres evening.
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

Porters computer generated extended forecast

none
22 AUGUST
TUESDAY
Fine. Light winds.
Issued at: 8:20am Thu 17 Aug
none
23 AUGUST
WEDNESDAY
Fine with 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 Porters 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 Porters Ski Field