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West Highland: latest infra-red satellite

Monday, 28 July 2014: dawn to dusk

Printable view Forecast issued: 0221 on Monday, 28 July 2014

Overview for Monday

Dry and bright with pleasant sunny spells and light 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 Low Occasional banks overnight till mid-morning, largely dispersing and lifting mid morning.
Thunderstorms No Risk  
Heavy persistent rain No Risk  
Strong Sunlight Medium From late morning onwards.

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Detailed mountain weather forecast: West Highlands



Some mist and hill fog banks on lower slopes and glens at first, but soon lifting and dispersing by mid-morning, then a mostly dry bright day with some pleasant sunny spells. Isolated light showers could affect few inland ranges but essentially dry and feeling warm in the afternoon sun on lower slopes.


Mostly very good, but locally poor in glens around dawn in mist.

Hill fog

Patches 200 to 500 metres within glens and on lower slopes, dispersing mid-morning with then just a few patches forming around 900 to 1100 metres through the day.

Maximum winds above 600m

Northerly 10 or 15mph , later settling Westerly 10 to 15mph, some gusts 25mph over Cuillins late evening.


Glens Plus 9 Celsius rising 20 to 22 Celsius.
900 m Plus 10 Celsius.
Freezing level Above summits.



A rather cloudy start with some drizzly rain and hill fog at first, but during the late morning. and afternoon turning a bit brighter but still with showers in many areas; however the Trossachs and up into Rannoch Moor will see some brighter spells with fewer showers.


Moderate perhaps poor at first, with only neighbouring hills visible, improving generally good by midday.

Hill fog

At first, periods 450 to 750 metres, locally persistent at 300 metres on west facing slopes, however during the afternoon tending to lift 600 to 900 metres, highest bases across inland eastern ranges.

Maximum winds above 600m

West 30 gust 45mph, perhaps gusts 60mph in far north and northwest later.


Glens Plus 11 rising plus 18 Celsius.
900 m Plus 11 Celsius
Freezing level above summits.



Another rather cloudy showery day but there will be a few bright or sunny intervals. The showers will be quite heavy at times in some areas but pass quickly on a strong to gale force West or Northwest wind. The Trossachs and ranges east of Glencoe seeing the best of the brighter spells.


The changeable rather showery theme continues into Thursday with often a good deal of cloud and showers, with the best of any brighter spells well inland towards the Great Glen and Rannoch Moor. Later in the day fewer showers and more bright spells. Winds easing.


Predominately Westerly winds will continue to bring fairly unsettled conditions with further cloudy spells with showers interspersed with drier brighter interludes. Moderate or Fresh Westerly winds.

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