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The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

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The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Fri afternoon, min -7°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Thu morning, light winds from the SW by Sat night).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun afternoon, min -11°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Sun night, calm by Tue morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
35 WSW35
30 WSW30
20 SW20
10 WSW10
20 WSW20
15 WSW15
10 WSW10
10 WSW10
10 WSW10
10 SSW10
20 WSW20
30 WSW30
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
5 WSW5
0 WNW0
5 WNW5
5 WSW5
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-4 -2 -1 -1 0 -2 -5 -4 -7 -3 -2 -5 -6 -5 -8 -8 -7 -10
Low °C
-6 -2 -2 -2 -2 -5 -6 -6 -7 -6 -3 -7 -7 -6 -9 -9 -8 -11
Chill °C
-12 -9 -7 -5 -5 -7 -9 -8 -12 -7 -7 -12 -12 -10 -13 -8 -7 -13
Freezing level m
800 1250 1500 1850 1750 1350 1150 1000 500 1200 1300 900 1050 1000 350 700 850 0
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mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
8:29 - - 8:26 - - 8:26 - - 8:25 - - 8:23 - - 8:22 - -
Sunset
- 5:16 - - 5:17 - - 5:20 - - 5:22 - - 5:22 - - 5:24 -

The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for The Fortress is: Mostly dryTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Fri afternoon, min -7°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Thu morning, light winds from the SW by Sat night).

The Fortress Weather (Days 3-6):

Mostly dryTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun afternoon, min -11°C on Tue night)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Sun night, calm by Tue morning).

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
-7.5° C
-
59
Near gales from the SW
(59 kph at 230).
Bow Valley Airport
29 km NNE
1298m alt.
49 minutes ago
0.9° C
clear
-
11
Light winds from the WSW
(11 kph at 240).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
0.6° C
-
13
Light winds from the WSW
(13 kph at 250).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
2 hours ago
-4.2° C
-
7
Light winds from the WSW
(7 kph at 240).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
49 minutes ago
-4.2° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the WSW
(7 kph at 240).

* 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.