Niseko & Hokkaido's
Backcountry Specialists


Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 11 February, 2016

>>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level:

12-hour snow  10 cm
Temperature  -5 °C
Snow depth 170 cm

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station):
12-hour snow   20 cm (estimated)
Temperature  -9 °C
Snow depth   340 cm

10 cm of new snow has fallen in the  last 12 hours. Mt. Yotei appears clearly this morning. Hopefully all the lifts and gates open.  If so, it will be another great day!!

Today is Japanese national holiday called “National Foundation Day”.  According to old Japanese mythology, the Emperor Jinmu, the first emperor of Japan, ascended to the throne and founded the imperial line on this day. Japanese Festival WAZA in Hotel Niseko Alpen today:)  All programs above are Free. Enjoy the Japanese culture experience! Also don’t miss the fire works tonight!

Japanese culture event

Spring weather will come for the weekend. Hopefully it’s not raining…

:PL


Snow Forecast

UPPER MOUNTAIN

 
Wind km/h
 
Snow
Rain
max
min
Chill
 
Thu
11
night
moderate winds
clear
-
-
-5
-8
-16
0
Fri
11
morn-
ing
fresh winds
some clouds
-
-
-2
-4
-12
0
Fri
12
after-
noon
fresh winds
some clouds
-
-
-1
-2
-10
700
Fri
12
night
strong winds
light snow
-
-
1
-1
-9
750
Sat
12
morn-
ing
strong winds
light rain
-
2
2
2
-5
1700
Sat
13
after-
noon
fresh winds
light rain
-
-
3
2
-4
1650
Sat
13
night
fresh winds
heavy rain
-
16
4
2
-3
1900
Sun
13
morn-
ing
gales
light snow
1
19
5
-2
-9
2300
Sun
14
after-
noon
near gales
light snow
3
-
-8
-9
-19
50
Sun
14
night
fresh winds
light snow
5
-
-10
-17
-30
0
Mon
14
morn-
ing
strong winds
light snow
3
-
-18
-18
-32
0
Mon
15
after-
noon
near gales
light snow
3
-
-18
-19
-34
0
Mon
15
night
strong winds
mod snow
6
-
-17
-18
-32
0
Tue
15
morn-
ing
strong winds
light snow
3
-
-15
-16
-30
0
Tue
16
after-
noon
strong winds
light snow
2
-
-14
-14
-27
0
Tue
16
night
strong winds
light snow
2
-
-13
-13
-25
0
Wed
16
morn-
ing
strong winds
light snow
1
-
-12
-13
-26
0
Wed
17
after-
noon
strong winds
light snow
2
-
-11
-11
-23
0

 

LOWER MOUNTAIN

 
Wind km/h
 
Snow
Rain
max
min
Chill
 
Thu
11
night
light winds
clear
-
-
-7
-9
-12
0
Fri
11
morn-
ing
light winds
some clouds
-
-
1
-2
-5
0
Fri
12
after-
noon
light winds
some clouds
-
-
1
-1
-4
700
Fri
12
night
light winds
light rain
-
2
2
0
-4
750
Sat
12
morn-
ing
light winds
light rain
-
3
3
2
-1
1700
Sat
13
after-
noon
light winds
light rain
-
1
4
1
-1
1650
Sat
13
night
light winds
heavy rain
-
16
4
3
3
1900
Sun
13
morn-
ing
moderate winds
light snow
1
19
4
1
-4
2300
Sun
14
after-
noon
fresh winds
light snow
2
-
-1
-2
-8
50
Sun
14
night
light winds
light snow
3
-
-3
-9
-18
0
Mon
14
morn-
ing
fresh winds
light snow
3
-
-10
-10
-19
0
Mon
15
after-
noon
fresh winds
light snow
3
-
-10
-10
-20
0
Mon
15
night
moderate winds
mod snow
6
-
-9
-10
-19
0
Tue
15
morn-
ing
fresh winds
light snow
3
-
-7
-8
-17
0
Tue
16
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-6
-8
-15
0
Tue
16
night
light winds
light snow
2
-
-6
-7
-13
0
Wed
16
morn-
ing
fresh winds
light snow
1
-
-4
-5
-13
0
Wed
17
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-3
-4
-10
0

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