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Met Service brief forecast for the mountains

DOC Weather - detailed forecasts for the DOC managed estates and marine reserves

Out there
Detailed Arthurs Pass area webcam, mountain conditions & forecast - EXCELLENT & just gets better. This is a good starting point for checking what huts, bridges, etc. still exist in the Arthurs Pass National Park

Ski field conditions updated by

Avalanche Hazard Advisory from

This NZLSAR site gives some Kiwi rules about reading synoptic charts, notes about radio broadcast times (eg Mountain Forecasts on the National Program daily at 1pm) and a few good links
NZ Alpine weather - notes - cam's for a look
snow, surf, windsurf & seakayak_kaiteri snow reports daily snow / rain, cloud cover, wind & temperature maps for ski and mountaineering areas around the world.
New Zealand precipitation rates (incl snow accumulation), cloud cover, wind & temperature
Quick NZ links from this source:
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The Canterbury Mountain Radio Service

We (I am one of the base operators) transmit a special weather forecast covering.. Nelson Lakes, Lewis Pass to Mt Cook, Aspiring to Wakatipu also Fiordland and Stewart Island, every evening at 7:30pm.
We also listen out on the South Island mountain radio frequency 3.261MHz during every day and transmit a voice check call on our southern transmitter located near Glenorchy every day at 08:30am and 12:00 noon.

Lou Lovegrove
Phlovegro 03-942-1547 or 029-942-1547

Last updated: 11 September 2005
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