Mountain forecast: September 26

CORONET PEAK
Snowbase: 147cm; lower: 122cm.
Last snowfall: 10cm, September 25.

Today
Forecast: Mostly fine, but showers developing about the western headwaters.
Wind at 1000m: Westerly rising to 40kmh in the afternoon.
Wind at 2000m: Southwest 50kmh.
Free air freezing level: Rising to 1400m.
Temperature: Maximum 3degC, minimum -2degC.

Tomorrow
Forecast: Showers about the headwaters, mostly fine further east.
Wind at 1000m: Northwest 30kmh, easing by evening.
Wind at 2000m: Westerly gales, 80kmh.
Free air freezing level: Lowering to 1400m.
Temperature: Maximum 3degC, minimum -1degC.

Wednesday
Forecast: Showers about the headwaters, and a few showers may spread to the lakes for a time. Westerly gales about exposed gorges and higher ground, light winds at low level.


THE REMARKABLES
Snowbase: Upper 100cm; lower: 85cm.
Last snowfall: 5cm, September 25.

Today
Forecast: Mostly fine, but showers developing about the western headwaters.
Wind at 1000m: Westerly rising to 40kmh in the afternoon.
Wind at 2000m: Southwest 50kmh.
Free air freezing level: Rising to 1400m.
Temperature: Maximum: 0degC, minimum -5degC.

Tomorrow
Forecast: Showers about the headwaters, mostly fine further east.
Wind at 1000m: Northwest 30kmh, easing by evening.
Wind at 2000m: Westerly gales, 80kmh.
Free air freezing level: Lowering to 1400m.
Temperature: Maximum -1degC, minimum -4degC.

Wednesday
Forecast: Showers about the headwaters. Showers may spread to the lakes. Westerly gales about exposed gorges and higher ground, light winds at low level.

 

 

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