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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 3:13pm Saturday 21 Jul 2018 - West Ridge Quad, Valley-T and Knoll-T are now CLOSED due to poor... visibility. Night Ski is CLOSED tonight due to poor visibility and deteriorating weather conditions.

Status
FIELD OPEN
ROAD OPEN
Snow
Updated at
3:13pm Sat 21 Jul
Upper snow base: 136cm
Lower snow base: 96cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Tongariro National Park regional forecast

Windy
21 JULY
SATURDAY
Cloud increasing. A few showers, turning to rain during the evening with heavy falls and snow to 1900 metres. Northwest rising to gale afternoon, then severe gale evening.
Issued at: 10:41pm Sat 21 Jul

Whakapapa computer-generated forecast
Max-2°COvernight min-4°C
Total snow: 11cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northerly 20 km/h rising to 40 km/h mid-afternoon.
Freezing level: Rising to 2100 metres evening.
Windy
22 JULY
SUNDAY
Rain with heavy falls, turning to showers in the afternoon, possibly heavy. Snow lowering to 1200 metres at night. Gale northwesterlies.
Issued at: 10:41pm Sat 21 Jul

Whakapapa computer-generated forecast
Max-3°COvernight min-8°C
Total snow: 52cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1100 metres.
Windy
23 JULY
MONDAY
Cloudy periods and a few showers, falling as snow to 1100 metres. Westerly rising to gale in exposed places for a time in the morning.
Issued at: 10:41pm Sat 21 Jul

Whakapapa computer-generated forecast
Max-7°COvernight min-8°C
Total snow: 5cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Westerly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: 1000 metres.
Few showers
24 JULY
TUESDAY
Max-5°C
Cloudy periods and a few showers, with light snow to 1200 metres. Westerlies dying out.
Freezing level: 1400 metres.
Issued at: 1:56pm Sat 21 Jul
Few showers
25 JULY
WEDNESDAY
Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Southwesterlies developing.
Freezing level: 1200 metres.
Issued at: 1:56pm Sat 21 Jul

Whakapapa computer generated extended forecast

Rain
26 JULY
THURSDAY
Rain with light winds.
Issued at: 5:45pm Sat 21 Jul
Rain
27 JULY
FRIDAY
Rain. Northwesterlies.
Issued at: 5:45pm Sat 21 Jul

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