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.
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?
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?
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
Above the summits
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.