Met Service brief forecast for the mountains
DOC Weather - detailed forecasts for the DOC managed estates and marine reserves
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 snowreports.co.nz
Avalanche Hazard Advisory from avalanche.net.nz
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
nzxsports.com - cam's for a look
snow, surf, windsurf & seakayak_kaiteri
snow.co.nz snow reports
Snow-Forecast.com 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.
Phlovegro 03-942-1547 or 029-942-1547