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Niseko Snow Report & Forecast January 29, 2015

Nice riding conditions on Niseko today (Thurs/January 29). BDT guides reported surprisingly awesome, knee deep snow in the backbowls and on the peak, with not much of a crusty layer.

Not much in the forecast for snow tomorrow (Fri/January 30). Sun and clouds expected to come in and out. Will be very cold with wind chill.

Conditions Observed at Black Diamond Tours weather plot (250m) at 5:30 pm

New snow in the last 24 hours:  20 cm
Total snow at base: 190 cm
Temperature: -5°C

Heading into the backcountry? Read the official Niseko Avalanche Report to assess conditions.


Snow Forecast

UPPER MOUNTAIN

 
Wind km/h
 
Snow
Rain
max
min
Chill
 
Fri
30
night
light winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-7
-8
-13
0
Sat
30
morn-
ing
fresh winds
cloudy
-
-
-7
-7
-16
0
Sat
31
after-
noon
fresh winds
light snow
-
-
-8
-9
-19
100
Sat
31
night
strong winds
light snow
6
-
-9
-11
-23
0
Sun
31
morn-
ing
strong winds
light snow
4
-
-11
-11
-22
0
Sun
1
after-
noon
strong winds
light snow
3
-
-11
-12
-24
0
Sun
1
night
strong winds
light snow
3
-
-12
-12
-24
0
Mon
1
morn-
ing
strong winds
light snow
1
-
-12
-12
-24
0
Mon
2
after-
noon
near gales
light snow
1
-
-12
-12
-25
0
Mon
2
night
near gales
light snow
3
-
-12
-13
-26
0
Tue
2
morn-
ing
near gales
light snow
2
-
-13
-13
-26
0
Tue
3
after-
noon
strong winds
light snow
2
-
-13
-13
-26
0
Tue
3
night
strong winds
light snow
3
-
-13
-13
-25
0
Wed
3
morn-
ing
fresh winds
light snow
2
-
-11
-12
-23
0
Wed
4
after-
noon
fresh winds
light snow
2
-
-11
-11
-21
0
Wed
4
night
moderate winds
snow shwrs
5
-
-8
-10
-19
0
Thu
4
morn-
ing
light winds
light snow
2
-
-8
-8
-15
0
Thu
5
after-
noon
light winds
light snow
2
-
-7
-8
-14
200

 

LOWER MOUNTAIN

 
Wind km/h
 
Snow
Rain
max
min
Chill
 
Fri
30
night
light winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-3
-7
-11
0
Sat
30
morn-
ing
light winds
cloudy
-
-
0
-1
-6
0
Sat
31
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
-
-
-1
-2
-8
100
Sat
31
night
moderate winds
light snow
4
-
-3
-4
-11
0
Sun
31
morn-
ing
moderate winds
light snow
2
-
-4
-4
-11
0
Sun
1
after-
noon
fresh winds
light snow
2
-
-4
-5
-13
0
Sun
1
night
moderate winds
light snow
2
-
-5
-5
-13
0
Mon
1
morn-
ing
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-4
-4
-11
0
Mon
2
after-
noon
fresh winds
light snow
1
-
-4
-5
-13
0
Mon
2
night
fresh winds
light snow
2
-
-5
-6
-14
0
Tue
2
morn-
ing
fresh winds
light snow
1
-
-5
-5
-13
0
Tue
3
after-
noon
fresh winds
light snow
1
-
-5
-6
-14
0
Tue
3
night
moderate winds
light snow
2
-
-6
-6
-14
0
Wed
3
morn-
ing
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-3
-4
-10
0
Wed
4
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-3
-4
-10
0
Wed
4
night
light winds
snow shwrs
3
-
-2
-4
-10
0
Thu
4
morn-
ing
light winds
light snow
1
-
0
-1
-5
0
Thu
5
after-
noon
light winds
light snow
1
-
0
-2
-5
200

Niseko Weather

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1°/-11°
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