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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 6:13am Friday 23 Aug 2019 - Its Kiwi champagne at 10/11% at the top - POWDER DAY OF THE SEASON.... Progressive opening with lots of control work to complete, so be patient, but Temple Tow is prime skiing while we wait! The weekend will be no exception, will be plenty for everyone! Get in that car and drive here right now because you will be kicking yourself if you don't... Faceshots galore - Temple Basin is the place to be!

Status
FIELD OPEN
ROAD OPEN
Snow
Updated at
6:13am Fri 23 Aug
Last snow fall:
25cm on Fri 23 Aug
Upper snow base: 270cm
Lower snow base: 111cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Arthur's Pass National Park regional forecast

Few showers
23 AUGUST
FRIDAY
Isolated showers and increasing fine spells, clearing by afternoon. Snow flurries possible to 1000 metres at first.
Issued at: 10:19am Fri 23 Aug

Temple Basin computer-generated forecast
Max-2°COvernight min-6°C
Total snow: 11cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northerly 20 km/h changing southeasterly 20 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: 1200 rising to 1600 metres overnight.
Windy
24 AUGUST
SATURDAY
Fine at first, then increasing cloud with rain developing in the west in the evening. Snow to 1300 metres. Westerlies rising to gale in the evening.
Issued at: 10:19am Fri 23 Aug

Temple Basin computer-generated forecast
Max-2°COvernight min-5°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southerly 10 km/h changing northwesterly 30 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: Rising to 2600 metres evening.
Windy
25 AUGUST
SUNDAY
Occasional rain, mainly in the west, with possible heavy falls late. Snow lowering to 1200 metres. Gale westerlies at times.
Issued at: 10:19am Fri 23 Aug

Temple Basin computer-generated forecast
Max-1°C
Total snow: 43cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 30 km/h rising to 40 km/h early evening.
Windy
26 AUGUST
MONDAY
Rain with snow to 1200 metres, easing to showers. Gale northwesterlies changing to strong southwesterlies.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1300 metres.
Issued at: 1:57pm Fri 23 Aug
Partly cloudy
27 AUGUST
TUESDAY
Showers clearing early and becoming fine. Southerlies turning westerly.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1000 metres.
Issued at: 1:57pm Fri 23 Aug

Temple Basin computer generated extended forecast

Fine
28 AUGUST
WEDNESDAY
Fine. Light winds.
Issued at: 7:30am Fri 23 Aug
Rain
29 AUGUST
THURSDAY
Fine at first then rain. Northerlies.
Issued at: 7:30am Fri 23 Aug

Days 1-5 are mountain region forecasts for Arthur's Pass National Park produced by our team of meteorologists.
Days 6-7 are site-specific forecasts for Temple Basin 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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