The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

Days 0-3 The Fortress Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Sat night, min -16°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Thu night, calm by Fri afternoon).

Days 3-6 The Fortress Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Mon night, min -4°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WNW on Sun morning, light winds from the W by Mon night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
20 WSW20
60 WSW60
20 N20
5 E5
10 NNE10
10 WNW10
15 W15
15 W15
20 W20
30 WNW30
30 WNW30
25 WNW25
15 W15
15 W15
15 W15
15 WSW15
20 W20
20 W20
some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 9 3 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-9 -8 -7 -15 -15 -10 -7 -6 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -2 -3 -3
Low °C
-9 -10 -15 -16 -15 -15 -8 -7 -4 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -3 -3
Chill °C
-17 -20 -18 -19 -15 -16 -13 -12 -8 -11 -11 -10 -9 -9 -7 -6 -9 -9
Freezing level m
1300 1400 1300 450 400 0 700 650 800 1450 1350 1250 1950 1500 1300 2200 1600 1200
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-9-8-7-15-15-10-7-6-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-3-3-4-3-3-10-9-10-6-4-4-10-201-211-2
Sunrise
7:56 - - 7:58 - - 7:58 - - 8:00 - - 8:03 - - 8:03 - -
Sunset
- 4:53 - - 4:52 - - 4:51 - - 4:50 - - 4:49 - - 4:47 -

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
2.9° C
clear
-
11
Light winds from the WSW
(11 kph at 250).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
2.6° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the WSW
(20 kph at 250).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.2° C
-
9
Light winds from the SSW
(9 kph at 210).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
-1.1° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 210).
Bragg Creek
49 km ENE
1365m alt.
2 hours ago
-2° 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.