Brief Mountain Forecast for all New Zealand

North Island

Valid for Sunday, 28-Nov

Tararua Ranges: Occasional rain developing this morning. Remaining North Island areas.: Partly cloudy, with isolated showers during afternoon and evening. WINDS: Northwesterlies, strong about Ruahine and Tararua Ranges at times.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Valid for Monday, 29-Nov

Cloudy about the Tararua range with periods of rain. Partly cloudy elsewhere, with a few showers developing about the volcanoes and Ruahine range later. WINDS:West to northwesterlies, strong about the Tararua range.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Valid for Tuesday, 30-Nov

Scattered rain. WINDS:West to northwesterlies, strong about the Tararua range, then changing southeasterly in the south later in the day.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Valid for Wednesday, 01-Dec

Scattered rain. WINDS:Southeasterlies.

Freezing Level: Above 3000 metres.

Issued: 2:26am Sunday 28 Nov 2021

South Island

Valid for Sunday, 28-Nov

Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks, also Kaikoura ranges : Rain, with some heavy falls in the west, easing from afternoon. Southern Alps: Rain easing to showers this morning, and fine spells increasing this afternoon. Mt Aspiring and Fiordland National Park: Fine. WINDS: Westerlies north of Mt Cook easing in the afternoon. Light winds elsewhere.

Freezing Level: About 3000 metres.

Valid for Monday, 29-Nov

Rain about the Tasman ranges, and scattered falls about the western Divide from about Fox Glacier northwards. Isolated showers for the Kaikoura ranges as well. Mainly fine in the south. WINDS:West to northwesterlies about Fiordland and northern ranges, but mainly light about the central Divide.

Freezing Level: 3000 metres or above.

Valid for Tuesday, 30-Nov

Rain north of Mt Cook. Fine at first in the vicinity of Mt Cook to Mt Aspiring National Parks, but cloud and isolated showers developing later. Fine with a few clouds for Fiordland. WINDS:Winds gradually changing south to southeast, strong about southern Fiordland but light elsewhere. Westerlies about the Tasman ranges, changing southeast late.

Freezing Level: 3000 metres or above.

Valid for Wednesday, 01-Dec

Scattered rain north of Mt Cook, gradually easing. Partly cloudy or fine to the south. WINDS:Winds tending light northeasterly.

Freezing Level: 3000 metres or above.

Issued: 2:26am Sunday 28 Nov 2021