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The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed morning, min -6°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Wed night, light winds from the SW by Fri night).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sat afternoon, min -6°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
Wind km/h
25 WSW25
15 WSW15
40 WSW40
25 W25
20 WSW20
35 WSW35
20 WSW20
20 W20
15 SW15
0 WSW0
5 NE5
5 NE5
10 SW10
15 WSW15
20 WSW20
20 W20
10 SW10
15 WSW15
some clouds some clouds clear snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 2 - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - 1
High °C
3 3 1 0 0 -1 -4 -3 -5 -3 -2 -4 -3 -2 -5 -3 -2 -2
Low °C
0 3 0 0 0 -3 -4 -3 -6 -5 -3 -6 -6 -3 -5 -5 -3 -4
Chill °C
-2 -1 -5 -6 -6 -8 -10 -9 -12 -5 -5 -7 -7 -7 -11 -7 -6 -7
Freezing level m
3100 2600 2450 2000 1950 1600 1250 1600 900 1000 1750 1200 950 1700 1150 1000 1650 1350
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
1-1-2-6-7-7-10-10-9-9-10-11-10-10-9-8-9-733100-1-4-3-5-3-2-4-3-2-5-3-2-2
Sunrise
8:04 - - 8:07 - - 8:07 - - 8:10 - - 8:11 - - 8:12 - -
Sunset
- 6:45 - - 6:44 - - 6:42 - - 6:39 - - 6:37 - - 6:36 -

The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for The Fortress is: A dusting of new snowFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed morning, min -6°C on Fri night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Wed night, light winds from the SW by Fri night).

The Fortress Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sat afternoon, min -6°C on Sat night)Wind will be generally light.

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for The Fortress at the specific elevation of 2000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of The Fortress. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Alberta.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Nakiska Ridge top
14 km NNE
2006m alt.
2 hours ago
1.9° C
-
56
Near gales from the WSW
(56 kph at 240).
Bow Valley Airport
29 km NNE
1298m alt.
1 hour ago
9.1° C
clear
-
17
Light winds from the W
(17 kph at 260).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
8.8° C
-
13
Light winds from the WSW
(13 kph at 250).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
2 hours ago
3.6° C
-
9
Light winds from the WSW
(9 kph at 240).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
6.3° C
clear
-
15
Light winds from the SW
(15 kph at 230).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to The Fortress and within an acceptable time window.