Ski Rep. of Macedonia

Popova Sapka Snow Report for 1 Mar 2017

  • Weather Forecast for Popova Sapka at  m altitude issued: 6 pm23 Mar 2017 (local time)
Ski Rep. of Macedonia

Popova Sapka Snow Report for 1 Mar 2017

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Our Snow Report for Popova Sapka brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Popova Sapka snow report shown below was updated on 1 Mar 2017. Snow Reports are provided regularly throughout the ski season courtesy of our own network of ski resort managers, the Skiclub of Great Britain and Skiresort Service International GmbH. In addition to the current report on ski conditions, we also provide webcams (including a 4 week cam archive), current live observations from nearby weather stations and also historical snow data for Popova Sapka.

Popova Sapka Snow Report Issued: 1 Mar 2017

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Most recent snowfallon
Fresh snow depth:0cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
50
20
BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-piste
×
Closed
PowderOff piste
×
Not Enough Snow
Resort runsResort runsClosed

Resort Ski Report:0 out of 0Lifts open.-

Popova Sapka Snow Conditions:Resort runs are wet and slushy

Reported Weather Conditions:Sun,Cloudy this morning, clearing later,Temperature: 2°C

  
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*User Snow Reports: these can only be submitted by registered users. If you would like to submit user snow reports, or become a resort manager to make more in-depth updates to this resort's information, please contact us.

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Bottom Mid Top
Resort Webcam Top
snow depth
top and bottom
Good piste
on-piste
Powder
off-piste
Fresh snow depth
last snow
Fresh snow depth
next 9 days
0–3 | 3–6 | 6–9
snow (cm)
Weather Next 3 days weather forecast.
Freezing level (m)
Fri Sat Sun

(1056m — 2016m)

snow report today

141 km away

32
5
Artificial 11 days ago
9
4
clear
light rain
moderate snow
Mid station 1536 m
2900m 2600m 1900m

(1600m — 2600m)

snow report yesterday

211 km away

Bansko webcam
150
70
Fair
Varied
5 cm
14 days ago
2
8
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
Mid station 2100 m
3000m 2800m 2400m

(1300m — 2560m)

snow report yesterday

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Borovets webcam
170
160
Fair
Limited
2 cm
10 days ago
6
22
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
Mid station 1930 m
2950m 2700m 2250m

(1300m — 1884m)

snow report today

273 km away

Jahorina webcam
20
Packed 12 days ago
10
7
clear
light rain
moderate snow
Mid station 1592 m
2900m 2650m 2000m

(1446m — 1926m)

snow report yesterday

319 km away

80
55
Packed
Limited
10 cm
11 days ago
14
clear
rain showers
thunderstorm
Mid station 1686 m
3050m 2700m 2450m

Notes on the Popova Sapka Snow Report

The snow report describes the piste and off-piste ski conditions at Popova Sapka. You can submit an updated snow report here. Piste and off-piste are often different so we ask snow reporters to describe Popova Sapka piste and off-piste conditions separately. If these details are missing from the Popova Sapka snow report, you can predict off-piste conditions using the snow depth, the date of the most recent snowfall at Popova Sapka, the Popova Sapka weather report and the forecast.

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of Popova Sapka weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at Popova Sapka, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at Popova Sapka. It shows how much snow we think fell then, and the way freezing level, wind and weather have varied through time. You will be able to predict whether to expect off-piste powder, slush, spring snow, ice or wind crust.

If you see a report of powder or fresh snow conditions several days after snow last fell, there is usually a good reason. At crowded ski resorts, off-piste new snow will be tracked out within hours of a fresh fall but wherever crowds are light in relation to the accessible terrain, it will be possible to stay fresh much later, perhaps several days later. Alternatively, strong winds sometimes redistribute powder snow enough to cover old tracks, or it may simply be that the ski area was not fully open for some period after the snow fell, so fresh snow that fell a while ago has remained un-tracked until this report.

Whenever weather conditions change, Popova Sapka snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the Popova Sapka snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the Popova Sapka snow report on Friday afternoon may indicate fresh powder but if Friday night is mild and rainy then ski conditions will be very poor on Saturday morning. Conversely, if the weather stays stable and cold, the same snow report can be valid for more than a week. We advise that you check the Popova Sapka snow forecast to see if conditions are likely to change before your visit.

Many skiers enjoy moguls and fast icy pistes but for off-piste skiers and free-ride snowboarders, fresh snow starts to deteriorate from the moment it settles. Wind, rain and periods of above-freezing temperature are the primary cause of the evolution from fresh powder to windslab, ice or slush. High altitude slopes that are shaded from the sun and sheltered from the wind preserve powder stashes longer after fresh snowfall. If the snow report mentions pockets of powder at Popova Sapka, study the Popova Sapka piste map in relation to the wind direction to determine the most likely locations.

We stress the importance of checking the date on the Popova Sapka snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for Popova Sapka on Friday may indicate powder after recent snowfall but following a sunny and busy weekend, when the locals hit the mountains en masse, the ski conditions (at any resort) can deteriorate rapidly and late arrivals may see very different ski conditions. Of course some people look for deteriorating conditions in the snow report for the likely development of mogul fields but for powder lovers and particularly snowboarders this can mean tracked out off-piste snow. Of course, this doesn’t always happen quickly after fresh snowfall particularly at quiet North facing resorts at high altitude where genuine powder stashes may be found days or even weeks later. It is worth checking the piste map for Popova Sapka (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "Popova Sapka Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the Popova Sapka snow report we recommend that you check the snow forecasts found in the menu at the top of the page along with our ski resort guide.