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The Northwest Highlands

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Viewing forecast for Sunday, 20th April, 2014

Forecast last reviewed on Saturday, 19/04/14 at 16:28

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Summary for all mountain areas

The Scottish Highlands remain fair with light winds & sunshine. Low cloud may move inland off the North Sea. Becoming increasingly blustery from the Southern Uplands southwards. The risk of patchy rain reaching the Peak District and Wales.

Headline, The Northwest Highlands

Fine, light winds, sunshine, excellent visibility.

How Windy?

Easterly or variable in direction, 10mph or less.

Effect Of Wind?


How Wet?

Rain not expected

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly very little

Isolated patches of cloud on higher coastal mountains north of Ullapool, mostly morning.

Chance of cloud free Munros?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine extensive. Visibility excellent or superb.

How Cold? (at 900m)

4 rising to 8C.

Freezing level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Monday, 21st April, 2014

Wind speeds often low over the next 7 days, although windy on Monday. Rain from time to time next week, sometimes thundery, but often dry, fairly warm, with sunniest, driest, and often warmest weather over the W & NW Highlands. Low cloud and patchy drizzly rain persists on eastern hills Monday and Tuesday.

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