Ski Japan - Niigata

First Ishiuchi Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for First Ishiuchi at 418 m altitude issued: 2 am18 Jan 2017 (local time)  
Ski Japan - Niigata

First Ishiuchi Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 First Ishiuchi Weather Summary:

Drizzle on Fri afternoon turning to light snow on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Fri afternoon, min -2°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, fresh winds from the NNW by Fri night).

Days 4-6 First Ishiuchi Weather Summary:

Drizzle on Sun afternoon followed by colder weather and a heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun afternoon, min -5°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the WNW by Mon afternoon).
Wednesday 18Thursday 19Friday 20Saturday 21Sunday 22Monday 23
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partly cloudy
light rain
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
Wind (km/h)
0 N0
10 SSE10
5 SW5
15 NNW15
10 NNW10
5 SSE5
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
15 NNW15
30 NW30
20 NW20
0 SE0
15 S15
10 W10
10 WSW10
30 WNW30
35 WNW35
20 WNW20
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Freezing level (m)250900500500500055010006004503502001508000000
First Ishiuchi freezing level scale
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Eyeball surf report
  1. Banner  3Nozawa Holidays The storm is over. Delivering a parting gift of 20cm overnight there are now clear blue skies and bright sunshine above the mountains. A bluebird powder day. In the valleys we have a dense but spectacular sea of fog. Bring the camera up today as there will surely be some amazing views with fresh snow frosting the trees framed by a backdrop of piercing snow clad peaks. To recap from the past week we have received a grand total of 385cm from the entirety of this run of snow. It is remarkable to have such a prolonged run of heavy falls and we are now well set up for the long season ahead. The ...
  2. Banner  3Nozawa Holidays It just never stops. For the 7th day in a row it has dumped overnight in Nozawa Onsen. This time 25cm has fallen on the upper slopes and 25cm in the village. This is amazing. A week ago I said to expect some huge figures upcoming and that has been the case. Since the 10th we have had a storm total of 345cm, which is nearly one third of the average annual snowfall in the space of a week. Two weeks ago we were looking down the barrel of a very marginal season indeed. How quickly that can change! Expect again outstanding riding conditions with piles of powder even on piste, silky smooth squeak...

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The above table gives the weather forecast for First Ishiuchi at the specific elevation of 418 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of First Ishiuchi. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of Japan.

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