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Sunday, 26 May 2013: dawn to dusk
Printable view Forecast issued: 0324 on Sunday, 26 May 2013
A cloudy and misty start to the day with some patchy light rain or drizzle. Cloud thinning and lifting during the morning to leave a largely dry afternoon with some sunshine.
|Heavy snow||No Risk|
|Storm force winds||No Risk|
|Gales||Low||Gusts to 60 mph expected across higher summits across the northwest later in the day.|
|Severe chill effect||No Risk|
|Persistent and extensive hill fog||No Risk|
|Heavy persistent rain||No Risk|
|Strong Sunlight||Medium||Prolonged spells of strong sunshine.|
|Dawn to 0900||0900 to 1200||1200 to 1500||1500 to dusk|
A cloudy and misty start across the West Highland climbing area with some outbreaks of light rain or drizzle, along with a good deal of low cloud. Through the morning this should clear to leave the afternoon largely dry with some good periods of sunshine, although an odd shower can't be ruled out. Protection against the strong sunlight is advised. Gales will develop across the northwest later in the afternoon and evening.
Rather poor in mist or hazy conditions at first, but steadily improving to good by early afternoon.
Widespread down to 400 metres at first, with patches down to 100 metres on coastal upslopes. This will steadily lift and burn away through the morning with only scattered patches at 750 metres by afternoon.
South or southwesterly 20 mph, strengthening to 40 mph gust 60 mph across higher summits in the far northwest, leading to some buffeting.
|Glens||Plus 8 rising to plus 15 Celsius.|
|900 m||Plus 7 Celsius|
|Freezing level||Above the summits.|
A wet and windy morning with a few hours of rain expected across many ranges, and this will be heavy across Argyll and Lochaber. Drier and brighter weather will follow on by the end of the morning with a few heavy showers expected for the afternoon, but it will remain fairly blustery.
Moderate or poor in morning rain, improving to good for the afternoon. Occasionally falling moderate in heavier showers.
Widespread above 500 metres in the rain across the ranges of Argyll including Nevis and Cuillins Ranges. Otherwise patchy above 700 metres across Torridon and Caithness. Clearing to patches above 800 metres once the rain clears.
Southerly gales of 40 mph gusting 60 mph leading to significant buffeting for a time. Easing to southwesterly 30 mph once the rain clears.
|Glens||Plus 8 Celsius at dawn rising to 12 Celsius.|
|900 m||Plus 4 Celsius.|
|Freezing level||Staying well above the summits.|
Bright with the chance of a few showers across the south, the more northern ranges may see more in the way of dry weather. Brisk southeasterly winds across the tops.
It will stay rather cloudy with scattered showers across the area. Also fresh or strong northeasterly winds over the tops.
Likely to be rather a lot of cloud with a few scattered showers.
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