Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 6th March 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:03am on Wednesday 6th March 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Clear
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light wind
Excellent
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Wednesday 6th March 2013, 9:03am
0cm
Tuesday 5th March 2013, 8:27am 0cm
Monday 4th March 2013, 8:47am 0cm
Sunday 3rd March 2013, 7:40am 10cm
Saturday 2nd March 2013, 7:58am 5cm
Friday 1st March 2013, 10:44am 0cm
Thursday 28th February 2013, 9:18am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 15cm
Last 14 reports (total): 135cm
Current month (March 2013) total: 15cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 795cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:03am on Wednesday 6th March 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

It's a clear full bluebird day outside at the moment. We woke to beautiful sunrise alpenglow on the opposing mountain range that was a treat for the eyes. There is not a cloud in the sky with light winds, an almost perfect spring morning in Nozawa Onsen. The only thing we are missing is some fresh powder. Doh!

Today will be a classic spring day of riding. We will see firm and fast conditions, icy in places, until the sun begins to take effect. During the late morning and afternoon slushy conditions will prevail. Excellent visibility should encourage exploration of the resort. Temperature set to rise to 6C and possibly more at village level.

Its worthwhile bringing up your camera for today's riding adventures. To the west the Sea of Japan will be visible along with the surrounding Japanese Alps. Look for cloud piercing peaks loaded up with a deep winter snow pack. Imagine drawing lines down the steep treeless faces!

It seems as if we have a few more days of spring like conditions ahead of us. We expect this tomorrow - possibly even warmer - and then again on Friday. Friday night may see a dusting of snow up high before another clear day on Saturday. The freezing level is set to take a dramatic drop of over 2000 meters on Sunday and we expect light snow showers off the tail end of this cool front. The forecast is extremely variable at the moment so these predictions are likely to chop and change.

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Lifts operating:
All lifts scheduled to be operating except
Yunomine Pair
Mizunashi Triple
Challenge Pair
Utopia Pair
Hikage Number 2 Pair B line

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

Official snow depths
Yamabiko
370cm

Uenotaira
340cm

Hikage
190cm

Nagasaka
185cm

Karasawa
140cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:03am on Wednesday 6th March 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

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