Ski Austria

Zell am See Snow Report for 19 Feb 2017

  • Weather Forecast for Zell am See at  m altitude issued: 12 pm20 Feb 2017 (local time)  
Ski Austria

Zell am See Snow Report for 19 Feb 2017

AuZell am See

Use the buttons below to tell us…

Our Snow Report for Zell am See brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Zell am See snow report shown below was updated on 19 Feb 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 Zell am See.

Zell am See Snow Report Issued: 19 Feb 2017

snow report webcam thumbnail

Most recent snowfallon 17 Feb 2017
Fresh snow depth:6cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
77
30
BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-piste Good
PowderOff piste Fresh
Resort runsResort runsopen

Resort Ski Report:29 out of 29Lifts open.

Zell am See Snow Conditions:Best skiing on groomed runs, variable elsewhere

Reported Weather Conditions:Rain/snow,Snowing up high, raining below,Temperature: 0°C

Eyeball surf report
  1. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: It is snowing steadily at Zell am See.
  2. Skiwelt wilder kaiser   brixental fotograf christiankapfingerSkiWelt Marketing Good skiing/boarding throughout the area. Cloudy today, snow probable.
  3. Skiwelt wilder kaiser   brixental fotograf christiankapfingerSkiWelt Marketing Good skiing/boarding throughout the area. Cloudy today, snow possible.
  
sfc snow report icon
*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.

Snow Reports for Nearby Resorts

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)
Mon Tue Wed

(758m — 2000m)

snow report yesterday

0 km away

Zell am See webcam
77
30

Good

Fresh
6 cm
3 days ago
5
clear
moderate rain
partly cloudy
Mid station 1379 m
1450m 1900m 2050m

(1590m — 2686m)

snow report today

28 km away

115
40
Packed 3 days ago
4
5
clear
light snow
partly cloudy
Mid station 2138 m
1400m 1850m 2050m

(800m — 2000m)

snow report yesterday

33 km away

Kitzbühel webcam
90
71
Hard packed
Varied
15 cm
3 days ago
5
clear
moderate rain
partly cloudy
Mid station 1400 m
1550m 2050m 2100m

(640m — 900m)

snow report today

36 km away

40
30
Packed today
clear
moderate rain
partly cloudy
Mid station 770 m
1550m 2000m 2100m

(920m — 2422m)

snow report today

37 km away

60
35
Packed 47 days ago
2
3
partly cloudy
light rain
partly cloudy
Mid station 1671 m
1500m 1900m 2150m

Notes on the Zell am See Snow Report

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

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of Zell am See weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at Zell am See, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at Zell am See. 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, Zell am See snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the Zell am See snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the Zell am See 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 Zell am See 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 Zell am See, study the Zell am See piste map in relation to the wind direction to determine the most likely locations.

We stress the importance of checking the date on the Zell am See snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for Zell am See 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 Zell am See (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "Zell am See Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the Zell am See 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.

submit an eyeball snow reportSubmit an eyeball snow report for Zell am See
register