The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

Days 0-3 The Fortress Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Sun night, min -9°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Tue afternoon, light winds from the NW by Tue night).

Days 3-6 The Fortress Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu night, min -15°C on Sat afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the WSW by Fri night).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 WSW20
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
35 WSW35
40 WSW40
20 WSW20
30 W30
25 WSW25
40 SW40
30 SW30
25 SW25
45 SW45
45 SSW45
50 SW50
30 SW30
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - 1 11 - 1 2 1 2 - 1 4 2 -
High °C
-4 -5 -5 -7 -7 -4 -4 -7 -8 -8 -7 -6 -3 -4 -4 -6 -13 -13
Low °C
-6 -7 -6 -9 -7 -5 -7 -8 -9 -10 -8 -6 -5 -4 -5 -13 -14 -15
Chill °C
-9 -11 -11 -13 -16 -13 -12 -14 -16 -19 -15 -14 -12 -13 -14 -14 -20 -20
Freezing level m
800 1100 1050 500 650 1050 1000 850 550 500 850 850 1250 1350 1200 500 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-4-11-12-11-9-7-7-14-15-10-12-10-8-9-11-13-19-20-4-5-5-7-7-4-4-7-8-8-7-6-3-4-4-6-13-13
Sunrise
- 8:32 - - 8:33 - - 8:33 - - 8:33 - - 8:34 - - 8:36 -
Sunset
- - 4:35 - - 4:35 - - 4:35 - - 4:35 - - 4:35 - - 4:35

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
Bow Valley Airport
29 km NNE
1298m alt.
1 hour ago
-1.3° C
clear
-
19
Light winds from the WSW
(19 kph at 250).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.2° C
-
17
Light winds from the WSW
(17 kph at 240).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
2 hours ago
-7.2° C
-
13
Light winds from the WSW
(13 kph at 240).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
-7.7° C
clear
-
13
Light winds from the WSW
(13 kph at 240).
Bragg Creek
49 km ENE
1365m alt.
1 hour ago
-3° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 360).

* 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.