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 Thursday 24th August 2017
Forecast last updated on Wednesday 23rd August 2017 at 4:29pm

Tomorrow | Friday | Saturday

How windy? (On the Munros)

Southwesterly 15-25mph, but increasing to 30-35mph coastal hills for a few hours in afternoon.

Effect of wind on you?

May impede walking exposed slopes in the west into afternoon.

How Wet?

Showers, becoming frequent.

A few showers through the morning, mainly across western hills. The showers will become more frequent during the afternoon, and give constant rain in some areas for a few hours into the evening.

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive, but breaks well-inland

Cloud will widely shroud the hill throughout the day, from lower slopes upwards across western hills. Highest bases will be found well inland hills near Loch Treig/Glen Spean where by afternoon, cloud confined above 900m.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

20%, but 50% well inland.

Sunshine and air clarity?

Occasional glimpses of sun in the east. Otherwise overcast. Visibility generally good outside showers.

How Cold? (at 900m)


Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Friday 25th August 2017

On Sunday, light winds and largely dry across many mountain areas will cloud lifting to higher slopes. However, showers will give way to more frequent rain across western Scotland where hill fog will be extensive. Westerly winds will become re-established into next week with further periods of rain and low cloud; especially across the west and northwest Highlands.

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