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The Northwest Highlands
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Viewing forecast for Friday, 1st March, 2013
Forecast last reviewed on Wednesday, 04/12/13 at 15:46
Headline, The Northwest Highlands
Light wind. Patches of low cloud coastal areas.
North or northwesterly, 10 to 15mph.
Effect Of Wind?
Risk drizzle, west
Small risk of a little drizzle most likely western coastal hills.
Cloud on the hills?
Extensive, west, but many summits cloud free
Extensive cloud will edge in off the sea onto coastal hills, base 500 or 600m. Progressively inland less and less cloud, and nearly all at or above 1050m.
Chance of cloud free Munros?
10% coastal hills to 70% well inland.
Sunshine and air clarity?
Bright sunshine, east. West sunshine above cloud on higher summits. Widely foggy on western coastal hills, but otherwise the air very clear.
How Cold? (at 900m)
-1 to 3C, tending to rise through the day.
Lifting to 1200m or above. Ground at lower levels still partly frozen.
Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Friday, 6th December, 2013
Bitterly cold Friday along the spine of Britain, but particularly Wales less cold air will begin to edge back in. There will be rain on and off, mainly W Scotland (with snow becoming confined to highest summits) over the weekend, but generally the recent 'status-quo' returning for most of next week - often dry but cloudy. However, overall more windy next week.