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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: 24/1/18 15:26hrs NZST

General (Valley Floor)
Temp Now: 19.2ºC (Falling)
Windspeed: 18kmph
Wind Direction: WNW
Wind Gust (last hour): 45kmph
Wind Gust Max: 72kmph (07:25hrs NZST)
Wind Chill: 19.2ºC
Cloud Base: 1568m ASL

Tree-line (1400m)
Temp Now: 14.8ºC (Falling)
Windspeed: 23kmph
Wind Direction: WNW
Wind Gust (last hour): 59kmph
Wind Gust Max: 94kmph (07:36hrs NZST)
Wind Chill: 14.8ºC
Current Weather: Clear.

Summit (1833m)
Temp Now: 12.3ºC (Falling)
Windspeed: 27kmph
Wind Direction: WNW
Wind Gust (last hour): 68kmph
Wind Gust Max: 108kmph (07:44hrs NZST)
Wind Chill: 12.3ºC
Current Weather:  Fog/mist.

Today's Weather Forecast (Valley Floor)
Wednesday 24th January 2018
Day: Showers early. Low 13ºC.
Night: A few showers this evening with overcast skies overnight. Low 13ºC. Winds NW at 24 to 111 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.

Weather Forecast Links
Avalanche Risk (Local)
17/01/2018 08:58hrs
HIGH ALPINE
(Above 2000m)
LOW
Generally safe, watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.
ALPINE
(1000m - 2000m)
LOW
Generally safe, watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.
SUB ALPINE
(Below 1000m)
No Rating
Insufficient information or snow to establish avalanche danger rating

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