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Updated: 1832 on Fri 22 Aug 2014
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East Highland: latest wind

Friday, 22 August 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1654 on Friday, 22 August 2014

Overview for Saturday

After a mainly dry morning showers developing in the afternoon. Chilly northwesterly winds.

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 Low A risk of being sunburnt in any prolonged afternoon sunshine.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: East Highlands



Isolated showers in the early hours otherwise dry and cold. The walking day will start mainly dry and cold with one or two isolated showers across the northern Cairngorms. The rest of the day will see some good spells of sunshine with a few well scattered showers, these mainly across the north and east and it will be cold enough some snow on the very highest tops. Becoming mainly dry and cold by evening.


Moderate in any heavier showers otherwise very good to excellent, especially across the south. Very good air clarity.

Hill fog

Patches down to 700 metres in any heavy showers, otherwise scattered patches down to 900 metres mostly in the north. Less cloud in the more sheltered ranges of the Breadalbane.

Maximum winds above 600m

Northwesterly 25 mph, occasional gusts to 40 mph near any heavier showers.


Glens Plus 4 rising to 13 Celsius.
900 m Plus 5 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.



Isolated showers across the northern Cairngorms in the early hours otherwise dry and cold. The walking day will start dry and cold with a slight frost in the glens. Then a dry and mostly sunny day to come although the Angus hills and southern Cairngorms may be a little more cloudy at times.


Very good to excellent with very good air quality.

Hill fog

Scattered patches down to 900 metres across some central ranges, otherwise little cloud expected.

Maximum winds above 600m

Northwesterly 15 to 20 mph


Glens Minus 1 rising to 15 Celsius.
900 m Plus 1 rising to 4 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.



Chance of a light shower across the south otherwise dry and bright, best of the brightness across the northwest.


Dry with some sunshine and light winds.


Staying fine and dry.

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