Brief Mountain Forecast for all New Zealand

North Island

Valid for Sunday, 14-Aug

Fine, apart from a few areas of morning low cloud or fog. Evening cloud and a few showers developing about the Ruahine and Tararua range from evening. WINDS: Southwesterlies. Northwesterlies developing about the Tararua and Ruahine ranges becoming strong this afternoon.

Freezing Level: 1800 metres rising to 2400 metres.

Valid for Monday, 15-Aug

Cloud increasing. WINDS:Westerlies, turning northeast through the day and becoming strong about Egmont National Park.

Freezing Level: About 2400 metres, rising to 3000 metres in the north.

Valid for Tuesday, 16-Aug

Rain developing, possibly heavy about Egmont National Park. WINDS:Northerlies, rising to gale, possibly severe about Egmont National Park.

Freezing Level: Rising to 3000 metres everywhere.

Valid for Wednesday, 17-Aug

Cloudy about the Ruahine Range. Rain elsewhere, possibly heavy about Egmont National Park. WINDS:Gale northerlies, possibly severe about Egmont National Park and the Tararua Range.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Issued: 3:07am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

South Island

Valid for Sunday, 14-Aug

Fiordland National Park: Cloudy periods. A few showers developing this morning. Remaining South Island mountain areas: Fine, apart from areas of morning and evening low cloud or fog. WINDS: Southwesterlies.

Freezing Level: 1200 metres in the south sloping to about the 2400 metres in the north.

Valid for Monday, 15-Aug

Cloud increasing and scattered rain developing towards evening. WINDS:Strong northeasterlies developing, gale south of Mt Cook.

Freezing Level: Rising to 2000 metres everywhere.

Valid for Tuesday, 16-Aug

Rain with heavy falls, easing south of Mt Cook later. Snow level about 2000 metres, rising to 2500 metres. WINDS:Gale northerlies, possibly severe, easing in the south.

Freezing Level: 2000 metres, rising to about 3000 metres in the north.

Valid for Wednesday, 17-Aug

Rain for most, with heavy falls and snow above 2600 metres north of Mt Cook. WINDS:Northerlies, gale in the north.

Freezing Level: Rising to about 3000 metres everywhere.

Issued: 3:07am Sunday 14 Aug 2022