Brief Mountain Forecast for all New Zealand

North Island

Valid for Saturday, 18-Nov

Egmont National Park: Fine. All other North Island mountain areas: Cloudy with a few showers, turning to rain or drizzle about the Raukumara and Huiarau Ranges this morning. WINDS: Southeasterlies, gale in exposed places.

Freezing Level: 3000 metres.

Valid for Sunday, 19-Nov

Egmont and Tongariro National Parks: Fine. All other North Island mountain areas: Cloudy. Rain about the Raukumara and Huiarau Ranges, and a few showers elsewhere. WINDS: Southeasterlies, gale in exposed places.

Freezing Level: 3000 metres.

Valid for Monday, 20-Nov

Mainly fine, isolated showers about the eastern ranges north of the Kawekas. Southeasterlies, strong or gale north of the Kawekas at first.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres, but lowering to 2600 metres about the tararua range.

Valid for Tuesday, 21-Nov

Mianl yfine, but a few showers about the eastern ranges, spreading elsewhere during the afternoon and evening, but dry in Egmont National Park. Strong southerlies easing.

Freezing Level: 2800 metres rising above 3000 metres.

Valid for Wednesday, 22-Nov

Mainly fine but a few early showers about the eastern ranges. Southerlies dying out.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Issued: 12:14pm Saturday, 18-Nov-2017

South Island

Valid for Saturday, 18-Nov

Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks, and the Kaikoura Ranges: Morning cloud breaking up and becoming mainly fine. However, isolated afternoon and evening showers about the Tasman Mountains. All other South Island mountain areas: Fine, apart from areas morning cloud about eastern slopes of the Southern Alps. WINDS: Southerlies.

Freezing Level: About 2700 metres, rising to 3200 metres today.

Valid for Sunday, 19-Nov

Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers about Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks. WINDS: Southerlies.

Freezing Level: 3200 metres.

Valid for Monday, 20-Nov

Showers developing about and east of the Main Divide, mainly fine elsewhere. Southerlies, strong about the summits.

Freezing Level: About metres.

Valid for Tuesday, 21-Nov

Isolated showers north of about the Arthurs pass, mainly fine elsewhere. Southerlies easing.

Freezing Level: About 3000 metres.

Valid for Wednesday, 22-Nov

Morning and evening cloud, isolated showers about Kahurangi National Park and Nelson Lakes.Southerlies dying out.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Issued: 12:14pm Saturday, 18-Nov-2017