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Wednesday, 16 April 2014: dawn to dusk
Printable view Forecast issued: 0500 on Wednesday, 16 April 2014
A band of rain will move down from the northwest with the best conditions being across Lochnagar and the Cairngorms.
|Heavy snow||No Risk|
|Storm force winds||No Risk|
|Gales||High||Buffeting on exposed ridges and summits|
|Severe chill effect||No Risk|
|Persistent and extensive hill fog||No Risk|
|Heavy persistent rain||No Risk|
|Strong Sunlight||High||Sunshine reflected off lying snow increasing the sunburn risk.|
|Dawn to 0900||0900 to 1200||1200 to 1500||1500 to dusk|
A cold start to the walking day then a dry morning with sunny spells. During the afternoon it will become cloudier with some patchy light rain spreading across the area in the late afternoon. This rain will be accompanied by gale force southwesterly winds.
Very good or excellent becoming moderate in the rain in the late afternoon.
Generally nil in the morning but becoming extensive at around 900 metres towards the end of the afternoon.
Southwesterly 50mph with gusts to 60mph
|Glens||Minus 1 Celsius rising to plus 12 Celsius|
|900 m||Plus 3 Celsius|
|Freezing level||1200 metres|
Cloudy with some patchy rain at first overnight but becoming dry with some clear spells developing. A mainly dry day with some bright intervals across Lochnagar and the eastern Cairngorms. Cloudier further west with some patchy rain and snow across Creag Meagaidh. Cooler conditions spreading down from the north late afternoon with some sunshine to end the day.
Very good or excellent becoming moderate in the rain across the west.
Generally nil in the morning but becoming extensive at around 800 metres across Creag Meagaidh.
Westerly easing to 25mph with gusts to 40mph overnight becoming Northwesterly 30 with gusts to 55mph but easing again later to 15 to 20mph
|Glens||Plus 1 rising to plus 12 Celsius|
|900 m||Plus 3 Celsius cooling off to minus 1 in the evening|
|Freezing level||1200 metres lowering to 800 metres.|
Cloudy across in the west but cloud breaking up the further east you go. Moderate southwesterly winds easing light. Rain in the far west late afternoon.
Cloudy across in the west with outbreaks of rain but cloud breaking up the further east you go with a few bright intervals developing . Light winds.
Cloudy across in the west but brighter in the east. Fresh southerly winds.
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