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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 -3°C on Thu afternoon, min -13°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the W on Thu afternoon, light winds from the SW by Sat morning).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sun morning, min -13°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Sun night, calm by Tue morning).

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Wind km/h
25 W25
25 W25
65 W65
55 W55
50 WSW50
20 WSW20
25 WSW25
45 W45
15 SW15
25 WSW25
15 WSW15
15 SSW15
35 SW35
70 WSW70
40 WSW40
35 WSW35
15 WSW15
5 E5
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
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High °C
-13 -8 -5 -3 -3 -7 -6 -9 -10 -10 -8 -7 -7 -9 -10 -12 -12 -12
Low °C
-13 -13 -6 -4 -6 -7 -7 -10 -11 -11 -10 -7 -8 -11 -11 -12 -13 -13
Chill °C
-22 -17 -16 -13 -13 -15 -13 -19 -17 -19 -13 -11 -14 -22 -22 -23 -22 -12
Freezing level m
750 350 800 1200 1600 1900 1800 1400 1250 1250 750 1100 1250 900 1050 1100 550 750
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mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 8:29 - - 8:26 - - 8:26 - - 8:25 - - 8:23 - - 8:22
Sunset
5:15 - - 5:16 - - 5:17 - - 5:20 - - 5:22 - - 5:22 - -

The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for The Fortress is: Mostly dryTemperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu afternoon, min -13°C on Wed afternoon)Winds decreasing (gales from the W on Thu afternoon, light winds from the SW by Sat morning).

The Fortress Weather (Days 3-6):

Mostly dryTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sun morning, min -13°C on Mon night)Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Sun night, calm by Tue morning).

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.
3 hours ago
-8.7° C
-
35
Fresh winds from the WSW
(35 kph at 240).
Bow Valley Airport
29 km NNE
1298m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.2° C
clear
-
6
Light winds from the SW
(6 kph at 230).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
3 hours ago
-0.1° C
-
6
Light winds from the WSW
(6 kph at 240).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
3 hours ago
-2.9° C
-
6
Light winds from the SSW
(6 kph at 200).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
-3.0° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the SW
(7 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.