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Advice needed Weather and/or Condition Apps Suggestions?

Discussion in 'Japan' started by Lonepeak, Oct 30, 2018.

  1. Lonepeak

    Lonepeak Hard Yards

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    Anyone have some favorite apps for confirming which area to ski that day in Japan? Most resort sites seem skimpy on daily report details.

    For a January Otaru trip I will be trying to figure out which resort to hit on a particular day. One of the areas is supposedly "better than Kiroro if winds are howling," which would sway where we went. Ditto on Niseko - finding a decent snow report when considering if a day trip to Rusutsu or Kiroro is worth doing.
     
  2. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Good luck, I drove away from a couple of feet of new snow at Niseko one day to Rusutsu which got skunked, because there was no early morning snow reporting like in the rest of the world.
     
  3. ojisan

    ojisan Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Don't know about apps, but websites such as snowforecast or windy will give you an idea of what's in store.
    checkout the snow report page on snowjapan as well
     
  4. Lonepeak

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    Windy - been using that this summer. That should work well.

    Apps was mis-stated by me. Just something on a smartphone works (like websites mentioned). Thanks.