Southeastern Highlands Forecast

Viewing Weather Forecast for Friday 17th August 2018

Hills accessed from Callander, Loch Tay and Loch Rannoch areas. Areas east of Loch Ericht, and south of Dalwhinnie, upper Glen Feshie and the River Dee (includes southernmost Cairngorm NP).

Tomorrow | Saturday | Sunday

Forecast last updated on Thursday 16th August 2018 at 3:14pm

How windy? (On the Munros)

Southwesterly 25-30mph, but increasing to 40 to perhaps locally 45mph from afternoon.

Effect of wind on you?

Walking will become increasingly difficult across higher areas. Sudden gusts some lower slopes.

How Wet? (Precipitation and its impact)

Drizzly rain, mainly west of A9

Substantially dry morning. But drizzly rain will develop from time to time, although very little at all near and east of Glenshee.

Cloud on the hills?

Almost blanket fog spreading northeast

Some summits cloud free, probably widely east of A9, morning. But will deteriorate as cloud lowers to 300 to 450m west of A9, and forms between 550 and 800m elsewhere (generally highest Angus).

Chance of cloud free Munros?

30%, progressively dropping to less than 10%

Sunshine?
Air clarity (below cloud)

Isolated weak sunshine lower slopes near and east of A9. Hazy, and visibility sometimes poor in rain.

How Cold? (at 900m)

9C

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

All mountain areas of Britain from Saturday 18th August 2018

Mixed conditions will continue next week. Winds will remain generally westerly. There will be rain from time to time, although away from western mountains in Scotland, total rainfall will be fairly small. Low cloud will remain frequent, concentrated on more western mountains.