Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 12th March 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:53am on Tuesday 12th March 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light wind
Excellent
This report
Tuesday 12th March 2013, 8:53am
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Monday 11th March 2013, 9:53am 5cm
Sunday 10th March 2013, 10:19am 0cm
Saturday 9th March 2013, 9:14am 0cm
Friday 8th March 2013, 8:48am 0cm
Thursday 7th March 2013, 8:02am 0cm
Wednesday 6th March 2013, 9:03am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 5cm
Last 14 reports (total): 20cm
Current month (March 2013) total: 20cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 800cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:53am on Tuesday 12th March 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

What a day we have in Nozawa Onsen today. The weather does not get much better than this! Unless like it it snowing, of course.

Looking out the window at the moment you will see bright full blue skies with not a cloud to be seen. The trees are standing dead still with not a breath of wind. To top it all off the powder snow is in pristine shape with cold overnight temperatures. I think it is safe to say that it will be an excellent day of skiing and boarding here today.

Yesterday moderate snow showers continued until the early afternoon when the clouds parted to be replaced by sunshine and partly cloudy conditions. Moderate winds eased and became light during the afternoon.

Crowd levels were exceptionally low, typical for March weekdays in Nozawa. It was and is still easily possible to find pockets of untracked fresh even in the most obvious locations yesterday afternoon and today; such as the Yamabiko area and beside groomed runs. Off piste an icy base riddled with death cookies was menacing but this should improve today as the snow settles.

Expect bluebird conditions to continue for the remainder of today before some unstable weather moves over the region tomorrow.

Rain is a possibility during the day but by late afternoon, it will hopefully turn to snow. We then expect the chance of a good sized dump overnight Wednesday. Thursday will be a good day with light passing snow showers before clearing during the late afternoon. From Friday onwards we should see a run of cool clear day accompanied by light winds. Perfect spring weather.

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Lifts operating:


Courses open:
All courses open except
Grand Prix
Kandahar East
Kandahar West
Challenge 39

Official snow depths
Yamabiko
330cm

Uenotaira
305cm

Hikage
170cm

Nagasaka
160cm

Karasawa
115cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:53am on Tuesday 12th March 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

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