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West Highland: forecast wind

Monday, 15 September 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0327 on Monday, 15 September 2014

Overview for Monday

A cloudy easterly flow over Scotland will bring misty, drizzly conditions to eastern climbing areas. Hills towards the West Coast will have the driest, brightest weather.

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 High Extensive fog mainly Trossachs above about 500M.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight No Risk  

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Weather summary and probability of precipitation for Monday
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Detailed mountain weather forecast: West Highlands

Monday

Weather

Cloud across the Trossachs will thicken during Monday to give some patchy drizzle but other parts of the West Highland area will remain dry. There will be a good deal of cloud with sunshine mostly confined to hills near to the west coast such as Ben Cruachan in Argyll as well as the mountains of Knoydart, Skye and Torridon. The misty, drizzly conditions will extend to the Caithness hills during the afternoon. Across all areas there will be dry underfoot conditions.

Visibility

Generally good with hills in the near to middle distance clearly visible but the haze will obscure more distant hills. The visibility will reduce to moderate or even poor across the Trossachs and later across the hills of Caithness.

Hill fog

Occasional fog above about 600M but becoming extensive above 500M over the Trossachs.

Maximum winds above 600m

East or northeasterly winds with average speeds of about 20 mph.

Temperature

Glens Plus 9 Celsius rising to 17 Celsius.
900 m Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level Well above the summits.

Tuesday

Weather

Cloudy and misty overnight with patchy rain and extensive hill fog. Then a rather cloudy start to Tuesday but it will be a mainly dry day with only a few showers, these mainly over the north Highlands. The clouds will lift and break during the day with some sunshine breaking though. Once again the best of any sunshine will be over hills towards the West Coast.

Visibility

Generally moderate or poor overnight and at first on Tuesday, improving mostly good by the afternoon.

Hill fog

Extensive fog above about 500 to 600M with some patches lower down at first. The fog lifting and dispersing a little during the day.

Maximum winds above 600m

Easterly with average speeds of around 15 to 20mph.

Temperature

Glens Plus 10 Celsius rising to 17 Celsius.
900 m Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level Staying well above the summits.

Outlook

Wednesday

Mainly dry and rather cloudy. Some sunshine breaking through. Light easterly winds.

Thursday

Cloudy, misty start, then bright spells developing and it will stay mostly dry. Light winds on the tops.

Friday

Mainly dry with clouds breaking to give some sunshine. Light winds on the tops.

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