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West Highland: forecast uv

Tuesday, 2 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 1622 on Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Overview for Wednesday

Cloudy mainly in the west. Becoming brighter later.

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 Possible in the afternoon but mostly intermittent.

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Wednesday
Dawn to 0900 0900 to 1200 1200 to 1500 1500 to dusk
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Detailed mountain weather forecast: West Highlands



Any mist or fog forming overnight in the glens and on lower slopes will soon thin out during mid morning. Cloudy morning mainly across the west, but with some good breaks developing in the clouds later. However, the cloud will be thick enough at times, across the northwest, to give some spots of rain mainly across the Cuillin and Torridon hills.


Locally poor in any fog overnight, soon improving during the morning. Then mainly good, but becoming moderate in any rain or drizzle.

Hill fog

Some banks 200 to 450 metres, soon dispersing mid morning. Some isolated patches around 700m in the late evening.

Maximum winds above 600m

South-southeasterly 15-20mph gusting up to 30mph across the highest peaks and ridges.


Glens Plus 8 rising 20 Celsius.
900 m Plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.



Some dawn mist in glens soon clearing. Mostly cloudy, but with some sunny spells across the Great Glen. Where the cloud will be more persistent, some light rain or drizzle is expected, being more confined mainly towards Glencoe and the Arrochar Alps. Northwest highlands will remain dry and bright. It will generally feel warm by day.


Generally good or very good, becoming moderate in any rain or drizzle.

Hill fog

Occasional hill fog around 500m in the morning, soon lowering down across the southwest facing slopes around 200-300m. Nil hill fog across the northwest highlands.

Maximum winds above 600m

South wind 15-20mph, gusting up to 30mph across the highest peaks and ridges.


Glens Plus 9 rising 18 Celsius.
900 m Plus 7 Celsius.
Freezing level Above the summits.



Some mist and fog patches may affect some glens early morning. Mostly dry then with sunny spells, but with a risk of some light rain in the morning. Freshening easterly or southeasterly winds and feeling warm during the afternoon in the sunny spells.


Another dry and bright day across the area, with good sunny spells in the afternoon. However, moving eastwards cloud will thicken with the odd spot of light rain possible. Fresh east winds.


Another dry and mostly bright day for most. Again thicker cloud towards the east might give some spots of light rain. Still feeling warm in the sunny spells. Freshening southeast winds.

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