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Avalanche Risk (Local)
27/01/2021 11:13hrs
HIGH ALPINE
(Above 1800m)
LOW
Generally safe, watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.
ALPINE
(1200m - 1800m)
? No Rating
Insufficient information to establish avalanche danger rating.
SUB ALPINE
(Below 1200m)
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Insufficient information to establish avalanche danger rating.
Mountain Conditions
Sunday 28th February 2021, 07:12hrs: Partially overcast during this weekend; rainfall and intermittent NW gales to follow-on during week ahead.

Climbers report that many glaciers are still accessible (ie. yet to break up). There is still multiple small ice-patches held up in high protected areas, from Dec/Jan snowstorms.

Anyone going to Waimak Falls hut, please look through the intentions book from November 2020 onwards and photograph any entry pertaining to "Marni Sheppard" (please include any adjacent parties entries). Please pass these onto DOC Arthur's Pass, or to NZ Police (SAR)!


23/02/2021 09:01hrs: Heavy rain and NW gales arriving onto the Alps from early tomorrow (Wednesday) morning, and persisting throughout the day. Some grotty weather to follow.

  • Mt Franklin (2145m) - Southeast aspect21/02/2021
    Mt Franklin (2145m) - Southeast aspect
  • Mt Oates (2041m) - East aspect21/02/2021
    Mt Oates (2041m) - East aspect
  • Mt Scott (2009m)21/02/2021
    Mt Scott (2009m)
  • Mt Wilson (2035m)21/02/2021
    Mt Wilson (2035m)
  • Mt Wilson (2035m) - Southeast ridge21/02/2021
    Mt Wilson (2035m) - Southeast ridge
  • Carrington Peak (2010) - East aspect17/02/2021
    Carrington Peak (2010) - East aspect
  • Mt Armstrong (2110m) - Southeast aspect17/02/2021
    Mt Armstrong (2110m) - Southeast aspect
  • Mt Lancelot (2112m) - North aspect17/02/2021
    Mt Lancelot (2112m) - North aspect
  • Mt Philistine (1967m) - South aspect17/02/2021
    Mt Philistine (1967m) - South aspect
  • Mt Philistine (1967m) - Southwest aspect17/02/2021
    Mt Philistine (1967m) - Southwest aspect
  • Mt Rolleston (2212m) - Low Peak17/02/2021
    Mt Rolleston (2212m) - Low Peak
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Goldney Ridge17/02/2021
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Goldney Ridge
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - High Peak Access17/02/2021
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - High Peak Access
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Face (High Peak)17/02/2021
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Face (High Peak)
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Philistine Traverse17/02/2021
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Philistine Traverse
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Upper Waimakariri Approaches17/02/2021
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Upper Waimakariri Approaches
  • Mt Stuart (1906m)17/02/2021
    Mt Stuart (1906m)
  • Mt Williams (1718m) - The Spike in foreground17/02/2021
    Mt Williams (1718m) - The Spike in foreground
  • Mt Davie (2280m) - South aspect15/02/2021
    Mt Davie (2280m) - South aspect
  • Kahutea Glacier14/02/2021
    Kahutea Glacier
  • Mt Harper (2222m) - Southwest aspect14/02/2021
    Mt Harper (2222m) - Southwest aspect
  • Mt Murchison (2408m) - Southeast aspect14/02/2021
    Mt Murchison (2408m) - Southeast aspect
  • Mt Armstrong (2110m) - Northeast aspect07/02/2021
    Mt Armstrong (2110m) - Northeast aspect
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Slide07/02/2021
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Slide
  • Cow Peak (2022m)06/02/2021
    Cow Peak (2022m)
  • Echo Col (2061m)06/02/2021
    Echo Col (2061m)
  • Gizeh Col (1971m)06/02/2021
    Gizeh Col (1971m)
  • Mt Damfool (2030m)06/02/2021
    Mt Damfool (2030m)
  • Mt Gizeh (2162m)06/02/2021
    Mt Gizeh (2162m)
  • Mt Greenlaw (2315m)06/02/2021
    Mt Greenlaw (2315m)
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Weather Information
SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE IN NEXT 5 DAYS!
Wednesday
3 Mar

6 / 13ºC
Thursday
4 Mar

4 / 12ºC
Friday
5 Mar

6 / 11ºC
Saturday
6 Mar

5 / 10ºC
Sunday
7 Mar

3 / 11ºC
Monday
8 Mar

5 / 14ºC
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Update:03/03/21 09:00hrs
 
LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 3/3/21 7:24hrs NZST
Sunrise: 6:14hrs
Sunset: 19:11hrs
Temperature: 10.7ºC  (Rising)
Temperature (Low): 10.1ºC
Temperature (High): 11.3ºC
Wind Chill: 10.7ºC
Humidity: 79%  (Falling)
Barometer: 996.15mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 12km/h
Wind Direction: WNW
Wind Gust: 53km/h (1:52hrs)
Cloud Base: 1168m ASL
Freezing Level: 2676m
Daily Rainfall: 2.29mm
Hourly Rain: 0mm/hr
24 Hour Rain: 10.67mm
Rain Days (2021): 21

THIS STORM CYCLE (20hrs)
Rainfall: 10.2mm
High Rain Rate: 1.2mm/hr @ 15:23hrs 2/3/21
Temp Low: 10.1ºC @ 0:58hrs 3/3/21
Temp High: 13.9ºC @ 16:58hrs 2/3/21
Wind Gust: 64kmph @ 15:04hrs 2/3/21
Dom.Wind Dir: West
Barometer Low: 996mb @ 6:58hrs 3/3/21
SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 3/03/2021 07:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Snow Fall-Line: 2143m
Alt. Temp: 4.9ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 20.2kmph
Alt. Av. Windspeed: 19.0kmph
Alt. Max. Windspeed: 22.2kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: 0.9ºC
Alt. Air Pressure: 798hPa
Alt. 3 Day Rainfall: 15.8mm (Today: 2.3mm)
Last Snowfall: 20 days ago
7 Day Snowfall: 0.0cm
Snowpack Depth: 0.0cm
REMOTE WEATHER STATIONS
 
Location
UpdatedToday's
Rainfall
2 Day
Rainfall
3 Day
Rainfall
Carrington Hut03/03/2021 - 06:03hrs5.0mm24mm30mm
Mid Poulter River03/03/2021 - 06:00hrs0.5mm3.5mm5mm
Grasmere Stn03/03/2021 - 06:00hrs0.0mm0mm0.5mm
Mt Cheeseman03/03/2021 - 06:00hrs0.0mm0mm0.5mm
Goldney Ridge03/03/2021 - 09:01hrs20mm69mm82mm

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