Kahurangi National Park, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand

Scotts Hill Lookout

The first stop for people walking into the Heaphy Track from the Karamea end is the Scotts Hill Lookout. A short detour off the Heaphy at the top of the first hill affords a spectacular view north along the West Coast, down to Scotts Beach and beyond to the region of the Heaphy Hut. From here, you can see the terrain ahead for the rest of the walk to the Heaphy Hut, through the nikau palm groves and across sandy coves.

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Weather Forecast for Scotts Hill Lookout

Forecast for Scotts Hill Lookout  Precip. Temp. Wind Speed
26.08.2019 04–06 Heavy rain showers 4 mm 11 °C Fresh breeze from West-northwest 9 m/s
06–12 Heavy rain showers 20 mm 11 °C Moderate breeze from West-northwest 7 m/s
12–18 Heavy rain showers 16 mm 11 °C Moderate breeze from West-southwest 8 m/s
18–24 Heavy rain showers 7 mm 10 °C Moderate breeze from South-southwest 6 m/s
27.08.2019 00–06 Rain showers 3 mm 9 °C Gentle breeze from Southwest 5 m/s
06–12 Rain showers 1 mm 8 °C Gentle breeze from South-southwest 4 m/s
12–18 Light rain showers <1 mm 11 °C Gentle breeze from South-southwest 5 m/s
18–24 Partly cloudy 0 mm 9 °C Light breeze from Southwest 3 m/s
28.08.2019 00–06 Partly cloudy 0 mm 9 °C Light air from East-southeast 1 m/s
06–12 Fair 0 mm 8 °C Light breeze from East-southeast 2 m/s
12–18 Light rain showers <1 mm 12 °C Light breeze from Southwest 2 m/s
18–24 Rain showers 3 mm 9 °C Light air from Northeast 0 m/s
Weather forecast from yr.no, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the NRK.

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