The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

Days 0-3 The Fortress Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Sat afternoon, min -6°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (calm on Thu afternoon, fresh winds from the SSW by Fri night).

Days 3-6 The Fortress Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue afternoon, min -5°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
Wind km/h
10 WSW10
5 WNW5
5 WSW5
15 SSW15
10 WSW10
15 SW15
25 SSW25
30 SW30
25 SW25
15 WSW15
10 WSW10
20 WSW20
20 W20
25 WNW25
15 W15
10 W10
15 W15
15 W15
some clouds cloudy light snow mod. snow snow shwrs light snow light snow some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 4 6 2 3 5 - 1 2 1 1 - - 2 1 - -
High °C
-3 -5 -5 -5 -5 -3 -2 -2 -1 -2 -3 -3 -3 -4 -3 -4 -2 -1
Low °C
-4 -6 -5 -5 -5 -4 -3 -2 -2 -2 -3 -3 -5 -5 -4 -5 -4 -2
Chill °C
-7 -7 -5 -10 -10 -9 -9 -9 -6 -7 -7 -9 -9 -11 -9 -9 -7 -6
Freezing level m
2450 2300 2400 2150 2100 2300 2250 2600 2700 2600 2450 2600 2300 2250 2550 2200 2150 2750
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-3-5-5-5-5-3-2-2-1-2-3-3-3-4-3-4-2-1333222246445335347
Sunrise
- 7:22 - - 7:24 - - 7:26 - - 7:28 - - 7:30 - - 7:31 -
Sunset
- - 7:43 - - 7:40 - - 7:38 - - 7:37 - - 7:34 - - 7:31

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
2.5° C
clear
-
11
Light winds from the W
(11 kph at 260).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
2.5° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 170).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
2 hours ago
0.1° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 220).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
0.5° C
clear
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 260).
Bragg Creek
49 km ENE
1365m alt.
40 minutes ago
-1° 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.