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Niseko Snow Report & Forecast March 3, 2015

Good backcountry conditions reported today as well as fresh tracks at Kiroro! Winter is definitely not over yet.

Light snow expected overnight tonight with the sun making an appearance yet again tomorrow for some good visibility in the morning, and precipitation in the afternoon. Temperatures rising to 2 C with the potential for some rain, turning again to snow in the evening.

Conditions Observed at Black Diamond Tours weather plot (250m) at 4:30pm

New snow in the last 24 hours: 2 cm
Total snow at base: 194 cm
Temperature: 2°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
 
Wed
3
morn-
ing
fresh winds
light snow
3
-
-4
-4
-12
300
Wed
4
after-
noon
light winds
snow shwrs
1
-
-3
-4
-9
400
Wed
4
night
fresh winds
mod snow
9
-
-5
-7
-17
200
Thu
4
morn-
ing
strong winds
light snow
1
-
-7
-7
-17
150
Thu
5
after-
noon
fresh winds
light snow
1
-
-8
-8
-17
150
Thu
5
night
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-8
-9
-17
0
Fri
5
morn-
ing
light winds
light snow
1
-
-9
-9
-16
0
Fri
6
after-
noon
light winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-9
-9
-16
0
Fri
6
night
light winds
clear
-
-
-9
-9
-14
0
Sat
6
morn-
ing
light winds
clear
-
-
-8
-8
-14
0
Sat
7
after-
noon
light winds
some clouds
-
-
-7
-7
-13
250
Sat
7
night
light winds
clear
-
-
-6
-7
-14
0
Sun
7
morn-
ing
moderate winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-6
-6
-13
300
Sun
8
after-
noon
light winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-5
-6
-12
350
Sun
8
night
light winds
some clouds
-
-
-7
-8
-13
0
Mon
8
morn-
ing
light winds
clear
-
-
-6
-7
-11
0
Mon
9
after-
noon
calm
clear
-
-
-6
-7
-7
200
Mon
9
night
light winds
snow shwrs
1
-
-7
-7
-12
0

 

LOWER MOUNTAIN

 
Wind km/h
 
Snow
Rain
max
min
Chill
 
Wed
3
morn-
ing
light winds
light snow
1
-
0
0
-5
300
Wed
4
after-
noon
calm
snow shwrs
1
-
1
-2
-2
400
Wed
4
night
light winds
light snow
4
-
-1
-1
-5
200
Thu
4
morn-
ing
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
0
0
-6
150
Thu
5
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
-
-
-1
-2
-7
150
Thu
5
night
light winds
light snow
1
-
-3
-3
-6
0
Fri
5
morn-
ing
light winds
light snow
-
-
-1
-1
-5
0
Fri
6
after-
noon
light winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-1
-5
-8
0
Fri
6
night
light winds
clear
-
-
-7
-7
-10
0
Sat
6
morn-
ing
light winds
clear
-
-
0
-2
-5
0
Sat
7
after-
noon
light winds
some clouds
-
-
0
-4
-7
250
Sat
7
night
light winds
clear
-
-
-4
-4
-8
0
Sun
7
morn-
ing
light winds
some clouds
-
-
2
0
-3
300
Sun
8
after-
noon
light winds
snow shwrs
-
-
1
-2
-6
350
Sun
8
night
light winds
some clouds
-
-
-3
-5
-10
0
Mon
8
morn-
ing
light winds
clear
-
-
0
-2
-5
0
Mon
9
after-
noon
light winds
clear
-
-
0
-4
-7
200
Mon
9
night
light winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-2
-5
-8
0

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