The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

Days 0-3 The Fortress Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Tue afternoon, min -16°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Tue night, extremely windy from the WSW by Wed night).

Days 3-6 The Fortress Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Thu morning, min -16°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SW on Thu morning, light winds from the SW by Fri night).

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
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
clear
Wind km/h
30 W30
25 W25
25 WSW25
60 WSW60
65 WSW65
25 WSW25
50 WNW50
55 W55
90 W90
95 SW95
75 SW75
70 SW70
60 SW60
55 SW55
10 SW10
15 WSW15
20 WSW20
25 SW25
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds mod. snow some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow snow shwrs light snow heavy snow snow shwrs clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - 7 - - - 2 8 1 4 12 2 - -
High °C
-10 -12 -11 -9 -7 -8 -14 -16 -8 -8 -9 -9 -10 -11 -12 -14 -12 -8
Low °C
-11 -13 -14 -10 -9 -12 -16 -16 -14 -8 -10 -10 -10 -12 -16 -15 -13 -11
Chill °C
-20 -23 -22 -21 -19 -19 -25 -31 -23 -21 -23 -22 -23 -24 -24 -21 -20 -16
Freezing level m
1100 950 450 650 1100 1000 950 400 200 1200 1150 1250 1350 1200 950 400 0 200
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-10-12-11-9-7-8-14-16-8-8-9-9-10-11-12-14-12-8-5-5-7-7-3-4-7-8-6-4-4-4-4-4-5-9-8-7
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 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
Bow Valley Airport
29 km NNE
1298m alt.
1 hour ago
3.2° C
clear
-
19
Light winds from the WSW
(19 kph at 250).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
1 hour ago
3.2° C
-
19
Light winds from the WSW
(19 kph at 250).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
1 hour ago
-1.2° C
-
17
Light winds from the SW
(17 kph at 230).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
-1.2° C
clear
-
17
Light winds from the SW
(17 kph at 230).
Bragg Creek
49 km ENE
1365m alt.
43 minutes ago
4° C
-
8
Light winds from the N
(8 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.