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CURRENT ALERT
Avalanche Peak - Heat & Dehydration
We have been experiencing extremely hot conditions on the mountain. It is advised to carry at least 3 litres of water per person to avoid dehydration issues! It is recommended to start your climb no later than 11am to avoid the heat of the day, and prevent SAR operations if necessary running into the night!

Avalanche Peak Current Conditions

Last Update: 18/2/19 03:20hrs DST

General (Valley Floor)
Temp Now: 9.2ºC (Falling)
Windspeed: 10kmph
Wind Direction: WNW
Wind Gust (last hour): 35kmph
Wind Gust Max: 56kmph (00:08hrs NZST)
Wind Chill: 7.7ºC
Cloud Base: 1568m ASL

Tree-line (1400m)
Temp Now: 4.8ºC (Falling)
Windspeed: 13kmph
Wind Direction: WNW
Wind Gust (last hour): 46kmph
Wind Gust Max: 73kmph (00:06hrs NZST)
Wind Chill: 1.8ºC
Current Weather: Clear.

Summit (1833m)
Temp Now: 2.3ºC (Falling)
Windspeed: 15kmph
Wind Direction: WNW
Wind Gust (last hour): 53kmph
Wind Gust Max: 84kmph (00:07hrs NZST)
Wind Chill: -1.6ºC
Current Weather:  Fog/mist.
Assessment: MARGINAL. Variable visibility.

Today's Weather Forecast (Valley Floor)
Monday 18th February 2019
Day: Mainly sunny to start, then a few afternoon clouds. High 18ºC. Winds NW at 28 to 56 km/h.
Night: Cloudy with occasional showers overnight. Low near 10ºC. Winds NW at 28 to 56 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.

Weather Forecast Links
Avalanche Risk (Local)
17/02/2019 07:22hrs
HIGH ALPINE
(Above 2000m)
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Insufficient information or snow to establish avalanche danger rating
ALPINE
(1000m - 2000m)
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Insufficient information or snow to establish avalanche danger rating
SUB ALPINE
(Below 1000m)
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Insufficient information or snow to establish avalanche danger rating

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