Base up top: 190 cm Temp Top; -3 Degrees
Base at bottom; 75 cm
New Snow since close: 0 cm
Another sunny clear day today in Nozawa Onsen although temperatures are warmer than the past couple of days. Very light winds across all areas of the resort. Best areas are the groomed runs and Yamabiko area where snow is light and dry; altogether excellent conditions on offer higher up.
Yesterday was an almost perfect day with deep, dry fresh snow on offer although many areas became tracked fast with the holiday crowds. Temperatures remained cold and the groomers stayed fast all day. The Nozawa park opened yesterday which was fun for all those who tried it.
Looking at the forecast ahead we should see light snow showers move across the resort this afternoon, increasing overnight before continuing on and off tomorrow. New Years day should see snow falls increase and temperatures drop providing better conditions and the potential for some deep powder snow.