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Snowdonia National Park
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Viewing forecast for Wednesday, 11th December, 2013
Forecast last reviewed on Tuesday, 10/12/13 at 13:33
Summary for all mountain areas
Windy across the mountains; upland gales across the Scottish Highlands. Isolated drizzle western hills, but otherwise dry. Areas of low cloud, mainly western Scotland. Temperatures remaining above freezing point.
Headline, Snowdonia National Park
Upland gales near gale force. Low cloud may break.
Southerly, 30 to 35mph gusts to 50mph higher summits Snowdon area
Effect Of Wind?
Continued marked increase with height to make walking difficult where exposed on higher summits and ridges.
Cloud on the hills?
Extensive west and south
Cloud may be extensive western and southern hills in morning, base varied but typically 600m. But some areas cloud free, and perhaps by afternoon, widely cloud free across region.
Chance of cloud free Summits?
Sunshine and air clarity?
Patches of sun; may become extensive. Foggy some higher tops, mainly morning; visibility good although a haze below cloud.
How Cold? (at 900m)
5 or 6C, possibly 9C afternoon.
Above the summits
Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Thursday, 12th December, 2013
The present dry conditions will progressively give way from the northwest later this week, as fronts come in off the Atlantic. Remaining windy, particularly Scottish Highlands. Next week, lengthy upland gales, sometimes storm force, particularly across Scotland. Often wet, particularly western mountains. Freeze thaw cycles, mainly Scottish Highlands.