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The Lake District
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Viewing forecast for Wednesday, 12th December, 2012
Forecast last reviewed on Friday, 13/12/13 at 14:48
Headline, The Lake District
Little wind; very low cloud south.
Direction may well vary, 10mph or less.
Effect Of Wind?
Small risk of snow flurries coastal hills
Cloud on the hills?
Most areas cloud free; patchy low cloud coastal areas
Layers of very low cloud, perhaps only a couple of hundred metres thick, enveloping coastal and southern fells for periods, base 200m or lower. Higher areas will be above the cloud.
Chance of cloud free Summits?
90%, but 50% coastal fells
Sunshine and air clarity?
Areas of bright sunshine - although banks of cloud may shroud coastal areas. Superb visibility out of cloud on higher fells; but hazy or possibly foggy in and above some valleys.
How Cold? (at 750m)
Terrain nearly all frozen from valleys upward with temperatures only briefly above freezing point in some lower areas.
Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Saturday, 14th December, 2013
A much wetter and most extensively in Scotland stormy period: Across Highland Scotland, there will be a series of freeze thaw cycles. Total precipitation will be considerable over western Scotland (but one or two bouts of heavy rain on all western mountains). Severe or occasionally storm force winds, will be most frequent across the Scottish Highlands.