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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 8:08pm Wednesday 18 Apr 2018 - We have been busy over the summer building a mountain bike track,... operating the Porters Lodge and are currently getting ready for the 2018 season. Our intended opening day is the 22nd of June. On the 10th and 11th of April winter knocked on our door with half a meter of snow, letting us know that the season will be here soon, we'll keep you posted.

Status
FIELD OPENS 22 Jun 2018
ROAD STATUS N/A
Snow
Updated at
8:08pm Wed 18 Apr
Last snow fall:
50cm on Tue 10 Apr
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Canterbury High Country regional forecast

none
20 MAY
SUNDAY
Rain with heavy falls about the Divide, with thunderstorms and hail. High cloud further east, with rain for a time in the afternoon. Snow lowering to 900 metres evening.
Issued at: 10:50pm Sun 20 May

Porters computer-generated forecast
Max2°COvernight min-6°C
Total snow: 6cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 50 km/h rising to 70 km/h mid-afternoon.
Freezing level: Rising to 2600 metres afternoon.
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21 MAY
MONDAY
Rain with heavy falls about the Divide, easing to showers in the morning. Elsewhere, a few morning showers clearing to a fine day. Snow possible to 600 metres in the morning.
Issued at: 10:50pm Sun 20 May

Porters computer-generated forecast
Max-4°COvernight min-6°C
Total snow: 2cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Westerly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: 900 rising to 1400 metres overnight.
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22 MAY
TUESDAY
Heavy and possibly thundery rain developing about the Divide, spreading further east for a time. Snow lowering to 900 metres.
Issued at: 10:50pm Sun 20 May

Porters computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-7°C
Total snow: 27cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 70 km/h easing to 50 km/h mid-afternoon.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1400 metres evening.
none
23 MAY
WEDNESDAY
Max-3°C
Showers about the divide, some heavy and possibly thundery at first. Snow above 800 metres. Mainly fine elsewhere. Gale southwesterlies.
Issued at: 11:22am Sun 20 May
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24 MAY
THURSDAY
Showers, some heavy with thunderstorms possible. Snow 800 metres. Gale or severe gale westerlies easing.
Issued at: 11:22am Sun 20 May

Porters computer generated extended forecast

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25 MAY
FRIDAY
Rain, clearing in the middle of the day to partly cloudy weather. Northwesterlies.
Issued at: 5:48pm Sun 20 May
none
26 MAY
SATURDAY
Rain with light winds.
Issued at: 5:48pm Sun 20 May

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