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 Tuesday 29th July 2014

Tomorrow | Wednesday | Thursday

Forecast last updated on Monday 28th July 2014 at 3:49pm

How windy? (On the Munros)

Westerly 20 to 30mph, tending to strengthen through day.

Effect of wind on you?

Fairly small

How Wet?

Drizzly rain, mainly west

Intermittent drizzly rain western mountains throughout the day; the rain infrequent near/east of the West Highland Line south from Loch Treig.

Cloud on the hills?

Extensive across the hills

Cloud likely to shroud most mountains all day, bases around 600-700m, perhaps lower around west coasts. Breaks may develop to 900-1000m well inland for a few hours in middle of the day.

Chance of cloud free Munros?

10%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Rare glimpses of sunshine, mainly valleys well away from the west coast. Widely foggy higher areas; below cloud visibility often poor in rain.

How Cold? (at 900m)

7 or 8C

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Wednesday 30th July 2014

Often breezy over Highland Scotland this week, with cloud frequently shrouding the western hills, plus light drizzly showers. Generally dry for England and Wales, with little if any rain, and cloud only confined to higher western areas. Toward the end of this week, showery bursts of rain may become more widespread.

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