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Arthurs Pass - New ZealandWelcome to Arthur's Pass, New Zealand
Our small alpine village is nestled amongst the Southern Alps in New Zealand's South Island (Maps).
You will find a wealth of information about this region on this site.

For pre-arrival advice Click Here.
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Arthur's Pass Earthquake Monitor
Advice in an earthquake

Avalanche Risk (Local)
21/11/2017 20:41hrs
HIGH ALPINE
(Above 2000m)
LOW
Generally safe, watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.
ALPINE
(1000m - 2000m)
MODERATE
Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features.
SUB ALPINE
(Below 1000m)
LOW
Generally safe, watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.

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Weather Links
Satellite Image
Satellite Image
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Highway Conditions
No issues reported
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Today's Forecast
Saturday 25th November 2017
Day:
Night:
 
Extended Forecast
Saturday
25 Nov

7 / 17ºC
Sunday
26 Nov

7 / 17ºC
Monday
27 Nov

8 / 21ºC
Tuesday
28 Nov

9 / 21ºC
Wednesday
29 Nov

9 / 18ºC
Thursday
30 Nov

8 / 19ºC
Friday
1 Dec

8 / 18ºC
Saturday
2 Dec

9 / 16ºC
Sunday
3 Dec

8 / 15ºC
Monday
4 Dec

8 / 14ºC
Click for more information
Update:25/11/17 03:00hrs
 

Weather Stations
LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 25/11/17 3:56hrs NZST
Sunrise: 4:53hrs
Sunset: 19:50hrs
Temperature: 6.9ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): 6.9ºC
Temperature (High): 11.4ºC
Wind Chill: 6.9ºC
Humidity: 100%  (Rising)
Barometer: 1022.60mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 0km/h
Wind Direction: S
Wind Gust: 11km/h (0:06hrs)
Cloud Base: 730m ASL
Freezing Level: 2092m
Daily Rainfall: 0mm
24 Hour Rain: 0mm
REMOTE WEATHER STATIONS
Carrington Hut (25/11/2017 - 00:05hrs)
Daily Rainfall: 0.0mm
2 Day Rainfall: 0mm
3 Day Rainfall: 0mm
Mid Poulter River (25/11/2017 - 00:35hrs)
Daily Rainfall: 0.0mm
2 Day Rainfall: 0mm
3 Day Rainfall: 0mm
Grasmere Stn (25/11/2017 - 00:05hrs)
Daily Rainfall: 0.0mm
2 Day Rainfall: 0mm
3 Day Rainfall: 0mm
Mt Cheeseman (25/11/2017 - 00:05hrs)
Daily Rainfall: 0.0mm
2 Day Rainfall: 0mm
3 Day Rainfall: 0mm
Upper Styx River (25/11/2017 - 00:25hrs)
24hr Rainfall: 0.0mm
6 Day Rainfall: 0.0mm
Click Here to view full weather station details.
News...

  • Taipo River: The original cableway (Scotty's) in the lower Taipo River has been replaced with a 3-wire bridge. This bridge is quite high above the river and trampers using this part of the route should be quite confident at using this type of structure.

  • Mingha / Edwards Valley Car-park: The temporary car-park at the rail-bridge has been decommissioned. All users are now advised to park their vehicles at the Greyney's Shelter camp-site, cross the highway, then take the new railway underpass tunnel, then follow the routes from there.
  • Casey Hut has burnt down - Casey Hut in the Poulter River catchment burnt down in late 2015. The next closest hut is Trust-Poulter, 5km upstream on the true-right. Good camping sites, water (Casey Stream) and a toilet remains at the old Casey Hut site.
  • Highway 73 is undergoing reconstruction on the eastern approaches to Arthur's Pass Village. Expect delays and detours from time to time. This work is not expected to be complete until early-2018.
  • The following bivouacs no longer exist! - Hallelujah Bivouac (Andrews Stream), Thompson Bivouac (Thompson Stream), Top Cox Bivouac (Cox River), Waterfall Bivouac (Row Stream)

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Last Update: Saturday 25/11/2017
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