Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 17th April 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:02am on Tuesday 17th April 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, fog
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
6 m/s (base); 8 m/s (top)
Poor visibility higher up
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Archive report: Posted at 10:02am on Tuesday 17th April 2012
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

It doesn't feel like mid-winter of course, but it's definitely a change this morning.

We were greeted with some thick fog and really poor visibility on the mountain earlier on and while that has improved a bit it's still much more of a grey day than we have been having of late - even reports of some light snowfall earlier on, though right now it is just cloudy.

The latest forecast seems to be cloud for tomorrow followed by sunny conditions into the weekend and we will also still likely see those temperatures rising.

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Current lift operations (17th April 2012):

Grand Hirafu & Hanazono:
Ace Quad Lift No2
King Hooded Triple Lift #3
King Lift #4
The Hirafu Gondola will operate on 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th, 30th April, and also from 3rd May until 6th May.

Annupuri:
Annupuri Gondola
Jumbo No1 quad
Jumbo No3 pair
Jumbo No4 pair

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Grand Hirafu and Annupuri both plan to be open until 6th May.
The Hanazono and Niseko Village areas are now closed.
Niseko Village plans to re-open for the Golden Week holiday period from Sunday 29th April until Sunday 6th May.

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Official snow depths:

Grand Hirafu:
Top - 370cm
Bottom - 130cm

Annupuri:
Top - 390cm
Bottom - 140cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:02am on Tuesday 17th April 2012
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Please see report.

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