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Brecon Beacons: latest wind

Thursday, 24 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0343 on Thursday, 24 July 2014

Overview for Thursday

A fine and dry day with plenty of very warm sunshine.

Hazards Risk Explanation
Blizzards No Risk  
Heavy snow No Risk  
Storm force winds No Risk  
Gales No Risk  
Severe chill effect No Risk  
Persistent and extensive hill fog No Risk  
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight High Near unbroken sunshine and high UV levels leading to a high risk of sunburn.

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Thursday
Dawn to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to dusk
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Detailed mountain weather forecast: Brecon Beacons

Thursday

Weather

Some isolated valley mist and fog at first, then a fine and dry day with plenty of long sunny spells, and generally light winds. It will be feeling very warm, and occasionally hot, especially when walking in direct sunlight. UV levels will also be high, so there is a high risk of sunburn.

Visibility

Excellent but poor in any early mist.

Hill fog

Nil

Maximum winds above 400m

Easterly 20mph

Temperature

Valleys Plus 13 Celsius becoming plus 28 Celsius.
800 m Plus 19 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Friday

Weather

Another sunny day, and feeling very warm and occasionally hot. Winds will also remain easterly. Whilst it should stay dry, there will be a slightly larger risk of a heavy shower during the afternoon and early evening than on Thursday. UV levels will again be high.

Visibility

Excellent, poor in any heavy showers

Hill fog

Nil.

Maximum winds above 400m

Northeasterly 15mph

Temperature

Valleys Plus 13 Celsius becoming plus 27 Celsius.
800 m Plus 18 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.

Outlook

Saturday

Starting fine, dry and sunny. Cloud will gradually build from the north throughout the day and there is a low risk of some showery rain later. Remaining warm or very warm.

Sunday

Cloudier than previous days with scattered showers, possibly heavy at times. However, there will be dry and bright spells too. Feeling slightly less warm than of late.

Monday

A generally dry day with variable amounts of cloud and sunny spells. The odd isolated shower will remain possible. Increasing amounts of hill fog are possible later in the day, however the wind will remain light and it will continue to feel warm.

Neuadd Rain (near Pontsticill)

Altitude 353 metres

Rainfall measured at 03:00 Thursday, 24 July 2014

  • Last 24 hours 0.0 mm
  • Last 48 hours 0.0 mm
  • Last 72 hours 0.0 mm

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The Enhanced Mountain forecast for Brecon Beacons has been discontinued. All forecast information for these locations can be found in the standard Mountain forecast above.

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