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Friday, 6 December 2013: dawn to dusk
Printable view Forecast issued: 1839 on Friday, 6 December 2013
Rather cloudy with outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow, but turning much milder during daylight hours. Winds becoming strong to gale force over the summits.
|Heavy snow||Low||Patchy light snow overnight and Saturday morning|
|Storm force winds||No Risk|
|Gales||High||West or Southwest winds increasing 30 to 40mph, gusts 60mph on Saturday morning|
|Severe chill effect||Medium||In strengthening west or southwest winds, but temperature rising|
|Persistent and extensive hill fog||Medium||Occasional or patches 300 to 600m leading to navigational difficulties.|
|Heavy persistent rain||Medium||Main risk during Saturday evening.|
|Strong Sunlight||No Risk|
|Dawn to 0900||0900 to 1200||1200 to 1500||1500 to dusk|
Patchy light snow overnight. Patchy light rain, sleet and snow during the morning, turning to rain at all levels by midday. Occasional drier spells during the afternoon East Sutherland down to Ben Wyvis. The rain becoming heavier and more persistent during the evening.
Very good falling poor in snow. Moderate or poor during the morning, occasionally good through the afternoon and evening, particularly in the east.
Occasional or widespread 600 to 900m, patches to 300m leading to navigational difficulties.
West or Southwest of 30 to 40mph, gusting 60mph over ridges at summits. Much lighter at first. It could gust to 70 mph over the Cuillins by dusk
|Glens||Minus 4 Celsius rising to Plus 6 during Saturday afternoon.|
|900 m||Minus 5 Celsius rising to Plus 3 Celsius by midday|
|Freezing level||All levels at first, rising to near or above the summits by midday.|
Mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain, heavy and persistent at times with extensive hill fog. Gales or severe gales over the summits.
Moderate or good, falling poor in rain.
Periods or widespread 600 to 900m, occasionally 300m in the west leading to navigational difficulties.
West or Southwest 30 to 40, gusts 60 mph, perhaps gusts 70mph over Skye and the Northwest Highlands.
|Glens||Plus 4 to 8 Celsius|
|900 m||Plus 4 Celsius|
|Freezing level||Above the summits|
Mainly dry. Variable cloud cover with the best of the breaks in the east. Patchy drizzle possible on some southwest facing slopes. Strong to gale force southwest winds over the summits. Freezing level above the summits.
Mainly dry. Variable cloud cover with the best of the breaks in the north. Patchy drizzle possible on some south facing slopes. Strong to gale force south or southwest winds over the summits. Freezing level above the summits.
Mainly dry. Variable cloud cover with the best of the breaks in the north. Patchy drizzle possible on some south facing slopes. Fresh to strong south or southwest winds over the summits. Freezing level above the summits.
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