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The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Mon night, min -12°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Sun night, severe gales from the W by Tue afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu night, min -14°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Wed afternoon, extremely windy from the WSW by Fri 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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
heavy snow
Wind km/h
20 WSW20
20 WSW20
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
30 W30
20 WSW20
50 W50
75 W75
10 W10
25 NNW25
10 WNW10
10 WSW10
15 W15
20 W20
45 W45
80 WSW80
95 WSW95
10 NNE10
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds heavy snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - 19
High °C
-11 -11 -10 -9 -8 -5 -6 -7 -10 -12 -11 -6 -3 -1 0 -1 -1 -5
Low °C
-12 -11 -11 -10 -9 -9 -6 -8 -12 -12 -11 -10 -5 -2 -2 -2 -3 -14
Chill °C
-19 -19 -16 -17 -17 -15 -16 -19 -23 -22 -16 -12 -8 -8 -9 -12 -12 -11
Freezing level m
750 1550 1100 800 1550 1100 1200 2000 1300 850 1650 900 800 2200 1100 1850 2800 1450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-11-11-10-9-8-5-6-7-10-12-11-6-3-10-1-1-5-4-4-5-3-3-3-10-4-4-3-5-10-2231
Sunrise
8:11 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:17 - - 8:18 - - 8:19 - -
Sunset
- 6:37 - - 6:36 - - 6:34 - - 6:31 - - 6:30 - - 6:28 -

The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for The Fortress is: A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Mon night, min -12°C on Sun morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Sun night, severe gales from the W by Tue afternoon).

The Fortress Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu night, min -14°C on Fri night)Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Wed afternoon, extremely windy from the WSW by Fri morning).

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for The Fortress at the specific elevation of 3000 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
-6.7° C
-
33
Fresh winds from the SSW
(33 kph at 210).
Bow Valley Airport
29 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
4.1° C
clear
-
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 260).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
4.1° C
-
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 260).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
2 hours ago
0.7° C
-
13
Light winds from the SW
(13 kph at 220).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
2 hours ago
0.7° C
clear
-
13
Light winds from the SW
(13 kph at 220).

* 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.