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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 8:20am Thursday 17 Aug 2017 - All Mountain facilities are now closed for the the day due to... strong winds.Clear skies on the lower mountain this morning and some passing cloud on the upper mountain with strong winds over the area. The forecast is looking great for tomorrow!Soft on trail and variable off trail with pockets of windblown powder. We have received around 30cm of snow on the upper mountain over the past 3 days

Status
FIELD CLOSED
ROAD OPEN
Snow
Updated at
8:20am Thu 17 Aug
Upper snow base: 151cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Tongariro National Park regional forecast

windy
17 AUGUST
THURSDAY
Low cloud and a few showers for most of the day,but turning to rain for a time in the afternoon, with snow to 2000 metres. Northwesterlies rising to gale or severe gale for a time.
Issued at: 7:19am Thu 17 Aug

Turoa computer-generated forecast
Max-1°COvernight min-4°C
Total snow: 16cm
Total rainfall: 9mm
Wind at top: Northerly 50 km/h easing to northwesterly 30 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: 2300 metres.
few-showers
18 AUGUST
FRIDAY
Low cloud morning and night, but fine spells during the day. Also a few showers developing evening, falling as snow to 2000 metres.
Issued at: 7:19am Thu 17 Aug

Turoa computer-generated forecast
Max2°COvernight min-4°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northeasterly 20 km/h developing early evening.
Freezing level: Lowering to 2100 metres overnight.
rain
19 AUGUST
SATURDAY
Periods of rain, easing late. Snow lowering to 1500 metres evening.
Issued at: 7:19am Thu 17 Aug

Turoa computer-generated forecast
Max-2°COvernight min-6°C
Total snow: 10cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northeasterly 30 km/h.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1700 metres evening.
showers
20 AUGUST
SUNDAY
Showers, falling as snow down to 1400 metres. Strong northerlies turn westerly, then ease.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1500 metres.
Issued at: 2:14pm Wed 16 Aug
few-showers
21 AUGUST
MONDAY
Showers gradually easing, with snow to 1400 metres at first. Light winds, late southeasterly.
Freezing level: 1600 metres.
Issued at: 2:14pm Wed 16 Aug

Turoa computer generated extended forecast

Fine
22 AUGUST
TUESDAY
Fine with light winds.
Issued at: 8:20am Thu 17 Aug
Fine
23 AUGUST
WEDNESDAY
Fine. Not much wind.
Issued at: 8:20am Thu 17 Aug

Days 1-5 are mountain region forecasts for Tongariro National Park produced by our team of meteorologists.
Days 6-7 are site-specific forecasts for Turoa ski field which have been automatically generated by MetService's computer weather modeling system and have not been moderated by our team of meteorologists.

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