Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 9th March 2013

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:14am on Saturday 9th March 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud and blue sky
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Variable, strong winds on mountain
Generally very good
This report
Saturday 9th March 2013, 9:14am
0cm
Friday 8th March 2013, 8:51am 0cm
Thursday 7th March 2013, 9:37am 0cm
Wednesday 6th March 2013, 10:33am 0cm
Tuesday 5th March 2013, 8:23am 0cm
Monday 4th March 2013, 9:15am 0cm
Sunday 3rd March 2013, 9:40am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 47cm
Current month (March 2013) total: 0cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 549cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:14am on Saturday 9th March 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

We couldn't avoid rain yesterday unfortunately. In the morning we got some but it fairly quickly eased off and then later in the evening some more rain. It was a balmy 10 degrees even at midnight last night.

Temperatures dipped early this morning and right now it is about 5 degrees at village level. Temperatures will rise over 10 degrees again today as the very spring like conditions continue.

A fair bit of cloud around, depending on which direction you look, but the sun is out and generally a fine morning.

Didn't think the wind would cause problems today, and it's not particularly windy here at base, but it looks like it is on the mountains. The gondola and upper lifts at Happo-one are not moving at the moment and top lifts at Goryu/47 also seem to be disrupted early this morning. The Mountain Side of Hakuba Iwatake is also closed for the moment due to wind conditions.

Fresh snowfall sometime next week? Looking possible, so we'll keep an eye on that.

For now though let's spring skiing. Or snowboarding.

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Official snow depths and operations @ Saturday 9th March 2013 AM:

Hakuba Goryu:
0cm of new snowfall reported by Hakuba Goryu since yesterday.
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 290cm;
Toomi - 140cm;
Iimori - 110cm

Hakuba 47:
0cm of new snowfall reported by Hakuba 47 since yesterday.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 230cm
Lower - 130cm

Happo-one:
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 290cm
Nakiyama/Shirakaba - 90cm
Sakka - 100cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 340cm
Lower slopes - 150cm

Hakuba Cortina:
0cm of new snow reported by Hakuba Cortina since yesterday.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 350cm
Lower slopes - 220cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 190cm
Lower slopes - 70cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Official snow depth:
145cm

Hakuba Minekata:
100cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:14am on Saturday 9th March 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

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