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Wagrain Snow Report for 12 Feb 2019

Ski Austria

Wagrain Snow Report for 12 Feb 2019

Our Snow Report for Wagrain brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Wagrain snow report shown below was updated on 12 Feb 2019. 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 Wagrain.

Wagrain Snow Report Issued: 12 Feb 2019

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Most recent snowfallon 12 Feb 2019
Fresh snow depth:40 cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
TopNew Snow at Top: –
Good pisteOn piste-
PowderOff piste-
Resort runsResort runs-

Resort Ski Report:0 out of 19 Lifts open. Our model predicted that 40cm (16 inches) of snow fell over 48 hours between Sunday 10 of February at 10PM and Tuesday 12 of February at 10PM CET at the mid mountain level

Eyeball snow report
  1. Eyeball reporter Excellent on and off piste conditions. Overcast skies, mild temperatures.
  2. weather station observation Light rain showers reported from Salzburg-Freisaal at 422 metres elevation 9 kms WNW of Eberstein-Saualpe but it is forecast cold enough for snow at the ski area
  3. weather station observation Rain reported from Salzburg-Freisaal at 422 metres elevation 9 kms WNW of Eberstein-Saualpe but it is forecast cold enough for snow at the ski area
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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.

Snow Reports for Nearby Resorts

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Resort Webcam Top
snow depth
top and bottom
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Fresh snow depth
last snow
Fresh snow depth
next 9 days
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Weather Next 3 days weather forecast.
Freezing level (m)
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(1000m — 1980m)

snow report yesterday

11 km away

Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl webcam
Packed powder or groomed snow 25 cm
8 days ago
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
snow showers
Mid station 1490 m
1550m 1650m 1500m

(762m — 1981m)

snow report yesterday

12 km away

Packed powder or groomed snow 38 cm
8 days ago
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
light snow
Mid station 1372 m
1500m 1650m 1500m

(860m — 2033m)

snow report yesterday

12 km away

Grossarl-Dorfgastein webcam
Packed powder or groomed snow 17 cm
8 days ago
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
Mid station 1446 m
1600m 1750m 1500m

(1012m — 2109m)

snow report yesterday

12 km away

Zauchensee webcam
Packed powder or groomed snow 36 cm
7 days ago
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
light snow
Mid station 1560 m
1500m 1650m 1450m

(1000m — 1837m)

snow report 2 days ago

13 km away

Werfenweng webcam
Packed powder or groomed snow 49 cm
7 days ago
partly cloudy
light snow
Mid station 1418 m
1600m 1700m 1500m

Notes on the Wagrain Snow Report

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

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

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

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