West Highlands Forecast

Western Highlands accessible from, and south of, Glenfinnan (Road to the Isles) and Glen Spean (includes Creag Meagaidh). This area include Ben Nevis and the mountains around Glencoe. In the east, includes Ben Alder south to Loch Lomond and Trossachs NP. Includes Arran and Mull.

Viewing Weather Forecast for Sunday 26th March 2017
Forecast last updated on Saturday 25th March 2017 at 12:01pm

Tomorrow | Monday | Tuesday

How windy? (On the Munros)

Direction varied; 10mph or less, perhaps calm on some summits Lochaber northwards. On Arran 15mph.

Effect of wind on you?


How Wet?

No rain

Cloud on the hills?

Not expected

Chance of cloud free Munros?

Almost certain

Sunshine and air clarity?

Bright sunshine and excellent or superb visibility.

How Cold? (at 900m)

5 to 7C. Frost until after dawn valleys, corries and some high plateau areas.

Freezing Level

Above the summits, but terrain in morning widely frozen or partly frozen.

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Monday 27th March 2017

Extensive cloud across the mountains next week, and from Tuesday rain from time to time. The low cloud will only reach the NW Highlands north of about Skye and Knoydart and perhaps the Cairngorms after Wednesday or Thursday. Temperatures on the mountains persistently above freezing point almost all week although there may be one or two brief periods of freeze late in the week on the Scottish Munros.

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