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Avalanche Risk (MSC)
Issued: 23/09/2017 5:51pm. Valid to 25/09/2017 6pm
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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
Not enough snow on ground to create avalanche conditions
Mountain Conditions
General Conditions (Updated 1328hrs Sat 23rd September, 2017): Very variable conditions out there... poor, marginal, soft, hard, crusty, slop, "Velcro-snow", annoying cornices etc etc. Wet snow avalanche danger is potentially possible out of steeper terrain (35º+) above 1700m, particularly solar aspects and by PM.

Another storm is brewing and will likely bring increasing high level rainfall through to Tuesday this week.

Visit www.avalanche.net.nz for regional avalanche forecasting.
  • Mid Hill (1831m) - East aspect12/09/2017
    Mid Hill (1831m) - East aspect
  • Mt Davie (2280m)12/09/2017
    Mt Davie (2280m)
  • Mt Guinevere (2042m)12/09/2017
    Mt Guinevere (2042m)
  • Mt Isobel (2036m)12/09/2017
    Mt Isobel (2036m)
  • Mt Oates (2041m)12/09/2017
    Mt Oates (2041m)
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) -  Crow Face12/09/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Crow Face
  • Mt Stewart (1934m)12/09/2017
    Mt Stewart (1934m)
  • The Dome (1938m) - South aspect12/09/2017
    The Dome (1938m) - South aspect
  • Avalanche Peak (1833m)11/09/2017
    Avalanche Peak (1833m)
  • Blimit (1921m)11/09/2017
    Blimit (1921m)
  • Hills Peak (1640m)11/09/2017
    Hills Peak (1640m)
  • Kellys Range - Kelly Hill (1408m)11/09/2017
    Kellys Range - Kelly Hill (1408m)
  • Mt Barron (1730m)11/09/2017
    Mt Barron (1730m)
  • Mt Bealey (1836m) - North aspect11/09/2017
    Mt Bealey (1836m) - North aspect
  • Mt Cassidy (1850m)11/09/2017
    Mt Cassidy (1850m)
  • Mt Philistine (1967m)11/09/2017
    Mt Philistine (1967m)
  • Mt Philistine - Philistine Bluffs (1967m)11/09/2017
    Mt Philistine - Philistine Bluffs (1967m)
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Bealey Face11/09/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Bealey Face
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Goldney Ridge11/09/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Goldney Ridge
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Rome Ridge11/09/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Rome Ridge
  • Mt Temple (1913m)11/09/2017
    Mt Temple (1913m)
  • Phipps Peak (1965m) - South Face11/09/2017
    Phipps Peak (1965m) - South Face
  • Baldy Hill (1834)10/09/2017
    Baldy Hill (1834)
  • Bealey / Hut Spur (1545m)10/09/2017
    Bealey / Hut Spur (1545m)
  • Castle Hill Peak (1998m)10/09/2017
    Castle Hill Peak (1998m)
  • Hamilton Peak (1922m)10/09/2017
    Hamilton Peak (1922m)
  • Mt Binser (1860m) - Low, middle, high10/09/2017
    Mt Binser (1860m) - Low, middle, high
  • Mt Bruce (1630m) - East aspect10/09/2017
    Mt Bruce (1630m) - East aspect
  • Mt Foweraker (1804m)10/09/2017
    Mt Foweraker (1804m)
  • Mt Harper (2222m)10/09/2017
    Mt Harper (2222m)
  • Mt Manson (1859m)10/09/2017
    Mt Manson (1859m)
  • Mt Misery (1765m) Southeast aspect10/09/2017
    Mt Misery (1765m) Southeast aspect
  • Mt O'Malley (1703m) - South aspect10/09/2017
    Mt O'Malley (1703m) - South aspect
  • Mt Wall (1874m)10/09/2017
    Mt Wall (1874m)
  • The Pyramid (1608m)10/09/2017
    The Pyramid (1608m)
  • Black Range (1800m)25/08/2017
    Black Range (1800m)
  • The Spike (1440m)25/08/2017
    The Spike (1440m)
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Face23/08/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Face
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Slide23/08/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Slide
  • Mt Aicken (1858m)22/08/2017
    Mt Aicken (1858m)
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Weather Information
SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE IN NEXT 5 DAYS!
Saturday
23 Sep

3 / 10ºC
Sunday
24 Sep

7 / 9ºC
Monday
25 Sep

3 / 9ºC
Tuesday
26 Sep

2 / 7ºC
Wednesday
27 Sep

2 / 8ºC
Thursday
28 Sep

1 / 8ºC
Friday
29 Sep

1 / 7ºC
Saturday
30 Sep

1 / 7ºC
Sunday
1 Oct

1 / 5ºC
Monday
2 Oct

2 / 6ºC
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Update:23/09/17 21:00hrs
 
LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 23/9/17 22:57hrs NZST
Sunrise: 6:22hrs
Sunset: 18:34hrs
Temperature: 6.6ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): 2.9ºC
Temperature (High): 10.2ºC
Wind Chill: 6.6ºC
Humidity: 93%  (Falling)
Barometer: 1010.27mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 10km/h
Wind Direction: NW
Wind Gust: 77km/h (8:02hrs)
Cloud Base: 855m ASL
Freezing Level: 2045m
Daily Rainfall: 0mm
24 Hour Rain: 0mm

SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 23/09/2017 22:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Alt. Temp: 0.6ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 16.1kmph
Alt. Av. Windspeed: 26.6kmph
Alt. Max. Windspeed: 46.4kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: -3.9ºC
Alt. 3 Day Rainfall: 3.0mm (Today: 0.0mm)
Last Snowfall: 2 days ago
7 Day Snowfall: 39.5cm
Snowpack Depth: 205.1cm
Windslab S: 39.4cm
Windslab E: 25.6cm
Surface Stability (@ 35º): Very Poor (Warning: Slab present!)
Avalanche Chance: 51%
REMOTE WEATHER STATIONS
 
Location
UpdatedToday's
Rainfall
2 Day
Rainfall
3 Day
Rainfall
Carrington Hut23/09/2017 - 21:10hrs0.0mm0.5mm8.5mm
Mid Poulter River23/09/2017 - 21:10hrs0.0mm1mm7mm
Grasmere Stn23/09/2017 - 21:10hrs0.0mm0.5mm6.5mm
Mt Cheeseman23/09/2017 - 21:10hrs0.0mm0.5mm6.5mm

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