Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Monday 8th February 2010

Niseko Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Niseko region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:17am on Monday 8th February 2010
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy with occasional snow
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light to moderate
Variable
PLEASE READ THIS
This report
Monday 8th February 2010, 11:17am
---
Sunday 7th February 2010, 10:44am ---
Saturday 6th February 2010, 12:25pm ---
Friday 5th February 2010, 11:31am ---
Thursday 4th February 2010, 9:56am ---
Wednesday 3rd February 2010, 9:36am ---
Tuesday 2nd February 2010, 9:50am ---
Last 7 reports (total): ---
Last 14 reports (total): ---
Current month (February 2010) total: ---
season so far total: ---

Archive report: Posted at 11:17am on Monday 8th February 2010
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

The winds of yesterday died down in the afternoon and overnight it was mostly fine with only the odd flurry of snow but no accumulation. The snowpack has become much more stable and today all gates are expected to open allowing people to access some fresh tracks. Careful though around cornices which are still quite unstable.
It actually got a bit cooler last night than expected getting close to -10 in the valley. It is warming up though and is currently just a couple of degrees below freezing at village level and there is some light snow falling.
Slightly cooler temps expected for the remainder of the week and some snow coming through Tuesday night into Wednesday as a low pressure system passes just north of us. A bit more snow later in the week but currently nothing big. Hopefully something substantial will hit us next week.

Current Official Snow Depths:

Grand Hirafu:
Top - 295
Bottom - 180

Niseko Village:
Top - 370
Bottom - 230

Annupuri:
Top - 315
Bottom - 210

Avalanche Information:

Niseko Avalanche Info No.55

Moiwa base 6am: -6℃, no new snowfall.
Coastal data: SSW2m/s at Benkei cape, W9m/s, 2m waves and 1018hPa at Kamui cape.
The sea and the mountains are both calm and there are no new developments of snowdrifts.
Annupuri peak: SW10m/s, -10℃.
The snow on top of Jan 31st layer is rounding and stable.
Snow temperature stagnating around -11℃ until 90cm, and -8℃ below Jan 31st layer.
The snow on the ridgelines exposed to the strong wind has changed to hard crust and is difficult to ski.
The cornices have grown big and are unstable. Stay away from them as they could collapse anytime.
The overall avalanche risk is moderate, however slides from Jan 31st layer are still to be considered in some 40°slopes with compacted drifted snow. Better not stimulate slopes around cornices, knolls and cliffs.
The snow below timberline is good.
Peak gates are scheduled to open at 10:00.
Listen to the ski patrol’s instructions.
Have a nice day.




Archive report: Posted at 11:17am on Monday 8th February 2010
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

All lifts operational

<
Sunday 7th February 2010
This report
Monday 8th February 2010
Tuesday 9th February 2010
>
2020-2021 Season
Our daily reporting will be back for the 2020-2021 winter season
Daily snow reports
Other SnowJapan 'Now' reports and latest observed snowfall
Shiga Kogen Now 0cm
Saturday 30th May 2020, 10:10am
Geto Kogen Now 3cm
Friday 24th April 2020, 8:18am
Appi Kogen Now 0cm
Thursday 23rd April 2020, 5:30pm
Furano Now 0cm
Wednesday 22nd April 2020, 7:08am
Madarao Now 0cm
Tuesday 31st March 2020, 9:15am
Zao Now 8cm
Friday 17th April 2020, 7:53am
Nozawa Onsen Now 0cm
Friday 17th April 2020, 8:16am
Naeba Now 0cm
Sunday 5th April 2020, 9:01am
Myoko Now 9cm
Friday 10th April 2020, 10:24am
Minakami Now 0cm
Monday 13th April 2020, 8:08am
Hakuba Now 0cm
Monday 13th April 2020, 9:02am
Aizu Bandai Now 4cm
Friday 10th April 2020, 7:23am
Yuzawa Now 0cm
Saturday 18th April 2020, 7:27am
Grandeco Now 0cm
Thursday 22nd November 2018, 11:03am
Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Niseko Now archived reporting
View previous reports posted to Niseko Now by clicking on the month

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002