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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 5:42am Thursday 17 Aug 2017 - Closed Unfortunately we are closed today due to high winds of... 50km/h gusting through our base area.

Status
FIELD CLOSED
ROAD CLOSED
Snow
Updated at
5:42am Thu 17 Aug
Last snow fall:
5cm on Wed 16 Aug
Upper snow base: 50cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Nelson Lakes National Park regional forecast

windy
17 AUGUST
THURSDAY
Rain with some heavy falls, easing in the afternoon. Snow lowering to 1400 metres. Gale northwesterlies, severe at first, easing in the evening.
Issued at: 8:03am Thu 17 Aug

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max3°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 20cm
Total rainfall: 17mm
Wind at top: Northerly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1800 metres afternoon.
showers
18 AUGUST
FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a few showers.
Issued at: 8:03am Thu 17 Aug

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-4°C
Total snow: 1cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northerly 10 km/h.
Freezing level: 1600 metres.
rain
19 AUGUST
SATURDAY
Periods of rain. Snow to 1300 metres.
Issued at: 8:03am Thu 17 Aug

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max2°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southeasterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: Rising to 1900 metres overnight.
rain
20 AUGUST
SUNDAY
Periods of rain, with snow lowering to 1100 metres. Strong southeasterlies.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1300 metres.
Issued at: 2:14pm Wed 16 Aug
few-showers
21 AUGUST
MONDAY
Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Snow to 1200 metres at first. Southeasterlies.
Freezing level: 1300 metres.
Issued at: 2:14pm Wed 16 Aug

Rainbow Valley computer generated extended forecast

Partly cloudy
22 AUGUST
TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with not much wind.
Issued at: 8:20am Thu 17 Aug
Rain
23 AUGUST
WEDNESDAY
Rain, clearing around midday to partly cloudy weather. Little wind.
Issued at: 8:20am Thu 17 Aug

Days 1-5 are mountain region forecasts for Nelson Lakes National Park produced by our team of meteorologists.
Days 6-7 are site-specific forecasts for Rainbow Valley 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