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
31.10.2020 08–12 Heavy rain 2 mm 16 °C Moderate breeze from North-northeast 7 m/s
12–18 Rain 4 mm 16 °C Moderate breeze from North-northwest 6 m/s
18–24 Heavy rain 8 mm 15 °C Moderate breeze from North-northwest 6 m/s
01.11.2020 00–06 Rain 2 mm 12 °C Moderate breeze from West-southwest 6 m/s
06–12 Partly cloudy <1 mm 11 °C Gentle breeze from Southwest 5 m/s
12–18 Partly cloudy 0 mm 14 °C Gentle breeze from Southwest 5 m/s
18–24 Cloudy 0 mm 13 °C Gentle breeze from Southwest 4 m/s
02.11.2020 00–06 Cloudy 0 mm 13 °C Light breeze from South 3 m/s
06–12 Rain 2 mm 12 °C Light breeze from East-southeast 2 m/s
12–18 Heavy rain 5 mm 13 °C Light air from South 1 m/s
19–01 Heavy rain 8 mm 13 °C Light breeze from South 2 m/s
Weather forecast from yr.no, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the NRK.

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