Brief Mountain Forecast for all New Zealand

North Island

Valid for Wednesday, 07-Jun

Raukumara to Tararua Forest Parks: Mostly cloudy with occasional showers, mainly in the east. Taranaki and Tongariro National Parks: Mainly fine, cloudy periods in southern Taranaki. WINDS: Strong southeasterlies, gale in exposed places, gradually easing south of Tongariro.

Freezing Level: About 2200 metres, sloping to 1800 metres about the tararua range.

Valid for Thursday, 08-Jun

Raukumara to Kaweka Forest Park: Mostly cloudy with occasional showers, mainly in the east. Raukumara and Tararua Forest Park: Cloudy periods and light showers in the east. Taranaki and Tongariro National Parks: Low cloud in the southeast. WINDS: Strong southeasterlies, gale in exposed places, north of Kawekas.

Freezing Level: About 2200 metres, sloping to 1800 metres about the tararua range. becoming 2200 metres everywhere tomorrow evening.

Valid for Friday, 09-Jun

Showers in the east, possibly heavy. Few showers about Tongariro National Park, but dry further west. WINDS:Southeasterlies, strong to gale north of the Kaweka Range.

Freezing Level: About 2100 metres, lowering to 1700 metres east of the volcanoes.

Valid for Saturday, 10-Jun

Showers in the east, becoming isolated. Partly cloudy for the volcanoes. WINDS:Southeasterlies, strong to gale north of the Kaweka Range, easing there later.

Freezing Level: About 1700 metres, but 2000 metres about egmont national park. rising to 2000 metres elsewhere later.

Valid for Sunday, 11-Jun

Rain developing east of the volcanoes. Partly cloudy elsewhere. WINDS:Easterlies, dying out about and south of the volcanoes.

Freezing Level: About 2100 metres.

Issued: 12:34pm Wednesday 7 Jun 2023

South Island

Valid for Wednesday, 07-Jun

Mainly fine, areas of morning fog or low cloud. Chance morning shower about the Kaikoura ranges. WINDS: Southeasterlies north of Mt cook, light winds elsewhere.

Freezing Level: 2400 metres in the north, sloping to 2800 metres about fiordland.

Valid for Thursday, 08-Jun

Mainly fine, areas of fog or low cloud breaking up for a time in the afternoons. WINDS: Light winds.

Freezing Level: 2300 metres in the north, sloping to 2700 metres in the south.

Valid for Friday, 09-Jun

Mainly fine. Isolated showers about the Fiordland coast. WINDS:Light winds. Northerlies developing about and south of Mt Cook late.

Freezing Level: 2600 metres, sloping to 2100 metres in the north.

Valid for Saturday, 10-Jun

Mainly fine. A few showers about Fiordland, turning to rain there late with snow to 1300 metres. WINDS:Light winds, but northerlies in the south, rising to gale northwesterlies in Fiordland for a time.

Freezing Level: Lowering to 1900 metres, but to 1500 metres south of aoraki mt cook.

Valid for Sunday, 11-Jun

Rain in Fiordland, possibly heavy, easing for a time, with snow to 1300 metres. Showers developing south of Springs Junction, clearing later. Partly cloudy elsewhere. WINDS:West to southwesterlies developing, rising to gale in Fiordland.

Freezing Level: 2000 metres sloping to 1500 metres in the south.

Issued: 12:34pm Wednesday 7 Jun 2023