Cardrona Valley

Cardrona Valley

Friday, October 23, 2020

Forecast for the Southern Lakes and Central Otago for today and tomorrow, Friday and Saturday, 23rd and 24th October.

High pressure extends over New Zealand and well to the east of the country with highest pressure well to the east of the North Island, east of Banks Peninsula and west of Nelson.   A stationary front lies over the centre of the North Island with further fronts east of Marlborough and south of Stewart Island.    A westerly airstream flows to the south of the South Island and the Tasman Sea and turns northwesterly tomorrow and spreads up over New Zealand.
 
Forecast for the Southern Lakes and Central Otago for today is for partly cloudy this morning, becoming fine this afternoon.   Light to moderate northwesterly winds and mild temperatures.     Maximum temperatures recorded yesterday were Queenstown 18.3 degrees.   Wanaka 19.0 degrees.   Kinloch      Arrowtown 18.1 degrees.     Forecast upper level winds for today at 1000 metres northwesterly 30 kph developing in the evening.    At 2000 metres  Northwest 50 kph.   Freezing level 2200 metres.     Forecast maximum temperatures for today for Queenstown and Kingston is for 19 degrees.    For Glenorchy 18 degrees.   For Wanaka and Cromwell 20 degrees.     For Alexandra 21 degrees.
 
Tomorrow mainly fine but with upper level cloud increasing during the afternoon.   A few showers developing about he western ranges towards evening.     Northwesterlies freshening in the evening.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Forecast for the Southern Lakes and Central Otago for today and tomorrow Friday and Satrday 22nd and and 23rd October.

A large anticyclone covers New Zealand and extends back into the Tasman Sea.     A stationary front lies over the bottom of the North Island.    A small depression lies in the North Tasman Sea.
 
 
Forecast fhe Southern Lakes and  Central Otago for today is for fine weather apart from some scattered high cloud.         Little wind and mild temperatures.     Maximum temperatures recorded yesterday were Queenstown 13.0 degrees.    Wanaka 17.0 degrees.   Kinloch 18.0 degrees.    Arrowtown 17.5 degrees.   Forecast for the Southern Lakes and Central Otago  upper level winds for today at 1   Northwest rising to 30 kph in the afternoon.   At 2000 metres northwest 40 kph.   Freezing level  about 2000 metres.   Maximum temperstures for the Southern Lakes for Queenstown and Kington 16 degrees,    For Glenorchy and Wanaka 15 degrees.    For Cromwell 17 degrees.   For Alexandra 18 degrees.
 
Forecast for the Southern Lakes and and Central Otago is for fine weather continuing  with light winds and mild afternoon temperatures.    Increasing high cloud during the afternoon.
     

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