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Arthurs Pass - New ZealandWelcome to Arthur's Pass, New Zealand
Our small alpine village is nestled amongst the Southern Alps in New Zealand's South Island (Maps).
You will find a wealth of information about this region on this site.

For pre-arrival advice Click Here.
Webcams
North Webcam - HD
North Webcam (HD)
North - Timelapse
West Webcam
West Webcam
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Arthur's Pass Earthquake Monitor
Advice in an earthquake

Avalanche Risk
Issued: 29/07/2015 7:24pm. Valid to 30/07/2015 6pm
Click Here for detailed information.
HIGH ALPINE
(Above 2000m)
CONSIDERABLE
Dangerous conditions, conservative decision making essential!
ALPINE
(1000m - 2000m)
MODERATE
Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features.
SUB ALPINE
(Below 1000m)
MODERATE
Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features.
Today's Forecast
Thursday 30th July 2015
Day: Plenty of sunshine. High 7ºC. Winds light & variable.
Night: Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late. Low around -4ºC. Winds light & variable.
 
Weather Links
Satellite Image

Satellite Image
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Extended Forecast
SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE
IN NEXT 5 DAYS!
Thursday
30 Jul

-4 / 7ºC
Friday
31 Jul

2 / 6ºC
Saturday
1 Aug

3 / 7ºC
Sunday
2 Aug

2 / 6ºC
Monday
3 Aug

4 / 8ºC
Tuesday
4 Aug

-1 / 7ºC
Wednesday
5 Aug

0 / 6ºC
Thursday
6 Aug

1 / 6ºC
Friday
7 Aug

-2 / 5ºC
Saturday
8 Aug

-2 / 4ºC
Click for more information
Update:30/07/15 09:20hrs
 

Highway Conditions
No issues reported
Click Here for more highway detail.

Weather Station
LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 30/7/15 9:26hrs NZST
Sunrise: 7:49hrs
Sunset: 17:35hrs
Temperature: -3.3ºC  (Rising)
Temperature (Low): -3.7ºC
Temperature (High): -0.9ºC
Wind Chill: -3.3ºC
Humidity: 100%  (Stable)
Barometer: 1023.85mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 0km/h
Wind Direction: S
Wind Gust: 8km/h (1:01hrs)
Cloud Base: Frost likely
730m ASL
Freezing Level: 522m
Daily Rainfall: Frozen
24 Hour Rain: 0mm

Click Here to view full weather station details.
News...

  • Winter conditions are now with us! Snow is now affecting many tracks and routes. Check with the Visitor Centre for current conditions in all alpine areas. Ice axe, crampons and avalanche skills may be required if traveling outside of tree-line. If you are travelling HWY 73 in winter carry tyre chains.
  • The Mingha Car Park and the old access track across the railway line to the Mingha and Edwards Valley has been closed off. A new temporary car park is being developed at the shingle pit area near the Bealey Rail Bridge. The new car park is off the main highway by the rail bridge. From the car park there will be a marked walking track across the railway line immediately adjacent to the rail bridge on to the causeway and then up the causeway to connect with the old track. Please be aware there is construction crews working in the same area as the new car park.
  • HIGHWAY 73 IS UNDERGOING MAJOR ROADWORKS east of the Village for 6km for a 2 year period starting in May 2015. Large heavy vehicles and some delays may be encountered. Visit Highway Conditions to view updates.

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Last Update: Thursday 30/07/2015
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