Brief Mountain Forecast for all New Zealand

North Island

Valid for Saturday, 20-Jan

Egmont National Park: Cloudy with scattered showers, becoming isolated this afternoon. Remaining North Island areas: Mostly cloudy, with isolated showers. WINDS: Northerlies, but strong northwesterly with gales in exposed places about the Tararua Range.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Valid for Sunday, 21-Jan

Cloudy periods, with isolated showers. Possible heavy shower tomorrow afternoon north of the Ruahine Range. WINDS: Northwesterlies, gale in exposed places about the Tararua Range until this evening.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Valid for Monday, 22-Jan

Periods of rain developing, heavier from afternoon. Northwesterlies strengthening, possibly gale about the Tararua Range for a time.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Valid for Tuesday, 23-Jan

Rain, possibly heavy for a time, easing to a few showers later. Northwesterlies easing.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Valid for Wednesday, 24-Jan

A few showers, clearing afternoon or evening to fine spells. Westerlies developing, dying out later.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Issued: 01:18pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

South Island

Valid for Saturday, 20-Jan

Fiordland National Park: Often cloudy, with occasional showers. Remaining South Island areas: Mainly fine, with isolated afternoon and evening showers. WINDS: Northwesterlies, strong in exposed places. Rising to gales in exposed places this morning about Mount Aspiring and Fiordland.

Freezing Level: Above 3500 metres.

Valid for Sunday, 21-Jan

Fiordland National Park: Cloudy, with occasional showers, turning to rain tomorrow evening. Remaining South Island areas: Mainly fine, but isolated showers. WINDS: Northwesterlies, gales in exposed places at times about Mount Aspiring and Fiordland.

Freezing Level: Above 3500 metres.

Valid for Monday, 22-Jan

Rain or showers in the west. Fine spells and afternoon showers in the east. Northwesterlies, becoming strong in Fiordland.

Freezing Level: Above 3500 metres, but 3300 metres in fiordland at first.

Valid for Tuesday, 23-Jan

Rain at times in Fiordland, mainly fine with isolated afternoon showers elsewhere. Northwesterly strengthening, rising to gale in Fiordland.

Freezing Level: Above 3500 metres.

Valid for Wednesday, 24-Jan

Rain west of the Divide, isolated afternoon showers elsewhere. Strong or gale northwesterly.

Freezing Level: Above 3500 metres.

Issued: 01:18pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018