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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 11:09am Wednesday 14 Nov 2018 - We are busy building our new Gondola this summer!! Please note... that there will be major construction areas from the base area to the Knoll Ridge Cafe. ALL Cafes, Lifts and Summer Sightseeing operations will be CLOSED this summer. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause. The new Gondola is scheduled to open on the 3rd of June 2019!!!

Status
FIELD INACTIVE
ROAD OPEN
Snow
Updated at
11:09am Wed 14 Nov
Upper snow base: 220cm
Lower snow base: 0cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Tongariro National Park regional forecast

Few showers
15 NOVEMBER
THURSDAY
Cloud clearing during the morning. Showers developing in the afternoon, some possibly heavy.
Issued at: 7:19am Thu 15 Nov

Whakapapa computer-generated forecast
Max5°COvernight min0°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 12mm
Wind at top: Light winds.
Freezing level: 2900 metres.
Few showers
16 NOVEMBER
FRIDAY
Cloudy morning, then fine breaks and a few showers from late morning until evening. Showers may be heavy.
Issued at: 7:19am Thu 15 Nov

Whakapapa computer-generated forecast
Max7°COvernight min0°C
Total snow: 1cm
Total rainfall: 3mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: 2700 metres.
Few showers
17 NOVEMBER
SATURDAY
A few showers, especially during the afternoon and evening.
Issued at: 7:19am Thu 15 Nov

Whakapapa computer-generated forecast
Max6°COvernight min-2°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: 2500 metres.
Windy
18 NOVEMBER
SUNDAY
Showers developing. Northwesterlies rising to gale.
Freezing level: Lowering to 2600 metres.
Issued at: 2:14pm Wed 14 Nov
Windy
19 NOVEMBER
MONDAY
Showers turning to rain. Snow lowering to 1100 metres. A change to gale southeasterlies.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1400 metres.
Issued at: 2:14pm Wed 14 Nov

Whakapapa computer generated extended forecast

Rain
20 NOVEMBER
TUESDAY
Rain with light winds.
Issued at: 6:43am Thu 15 Nov
Rain
21 NOVEMBER
WEDNESDAY
Rain. Not much wind.
Issued at: 6:43am Thu 15 Nov

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 Whakapapa 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 Whakapapa Ski Field