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10 Day Forecast

Few showers

FRIDAY

23 AUG

Fine spells. More cloud and isolated showers developing from mid-afternoon in the east. Snow flurries possible to 1200 metres. Wind at 1000m: Light, then southwest 40 km/h developing in the north in the evening. Wind at 2000m: Northwest 30 km/h, becoming light by midday. Southwest 40 km/h developing in the evening. Free air freezing level: About 1300 metres.

Issued at: 10:42am 23 Aug
Rain

SATURDAY

24 AUG

Becoming fine in the morning. Increasing cloud with scattered rain developing about the Divide in the evening. Snow to 1200 metres. Wind at 1000m: Southwest 40 km/h, turning westerly 50 km/h in the afternoon and rising to gale 70 km/h in exposed places by evening. Wind at 2000m: Southwest 45 km/h, rising to westerly gale 65 km/h in the afternoon and to gale 80 km/h in the evening. Free air freezing level: Gradually rising to 1800 metres in the east, but remaining 1400 metres about the Mackenzie District.

Issued at: 10:42am 23 Aug
Rain

SUNDAY

25 AUG

Rain about the Divide. High cloud with a few spots of afternoon rain in the east. Snow lowering to 1000 metres about the Divide. Wind at 1000m: Westerly gale 65 km/h, easing to 45 km/h in the morning and to northwest 30 km/h in the evening. Wind at 2000m: Westerly gale 80 km/h, easing to gale 65 km/h in the morning and to 50 km/h for a time in the afternoon. Free air freezing level: About 1800 metres in the east, but 1400 metres towards the Mackenzie District.

Issued at: 10:42am 23 Aug
Windy

MONDAY

26 AUG

Rain with snow to 1600 metres, mostly clearing during the day and gale northwesterlies easing. However, rain returning later with a southerly change.

Issued at: 10:42am 23 Aug
Rain

TUESDAY

27 AUG

Remaining rain clearing and becoming mainly fine. Southwesterlies tending northwest and strengthening.

Issued at: 10:42am 23 Aug
Windy

WEDNESDAY

28 AUG

Cloud increasing about the divide, elsewhere fine. Northwesterlies rising to gale in exposed places.

Issued at: 10:42am 23 Aug

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