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The Northwest Highlands
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Viewing forecast for Monday, 18th February, 2013
Forecast last reviewed on Wednesday, 11/12/13 at 12:31
Headline, The Northwest Highlands
Little wind; extensive sunshine and very clear air.
Direction varying, less than 10mph.
Effect Of Wind?
Rain not expected
Cloud on the hills?
Threat isolated patches of low cloud
Widely cloud free but small threat of a few banks of low cloud between 500 and 800m; skies clear above.
Chance of cloud free Munros?
Greater than 90%
Sunshine and air clarity?
Bright sunshine. Air outstandingly clear across higher areas (above an inversion), lower down a slight haze.
How Cold? (at 900m)
Between 3 and 6C. Note due to an inversion, the higher temperatures will unusually be on higher slopes.
Above summits, but areas of partly frozen ground (from valleys upward) after a frost.
Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Thursday, 12th December, 2013
The present dry conditions will progressively give way from the northwest later this week, as fronts come in off the Atlantic. Remaining windy, particularly Scottish Highlands. From Saturday, lengthy upland gales, sometimes storm force, particularly across Scotland. Often wet, particularly western mountains. Freeze thaw cycles, mainly Scottish Highlands.