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The West Highlands

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Viewing forecast for Sunday, 20th April, 2014

Forecast last reviewed on Saturday, 19/04/14 at 16:28

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Summary for all mountain areas

The Scottish Highlands remain fair with light winds & sunshine. Low cloud may move inland off the North Sea. Becoming increasingly blustery from the Southern Uplands southwards. The risk of patchy rain reaching the Peak District and Wales.

Headline, The West Highlands

Fine, light winds, sunshine, excellent visibility.

How Windy?

East or southeasterly 10 to 15mph; strongest toward south.

Effect Of Wind?

Very small

How Wet?

Rain not expected

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly very little

Patchy cloud forming on higher slopes, mainly or only Loch Lomond NP in morning will lift above the summits.

Chance of cloud free Munros?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine extensive. Visibility excellent, perhaps superb.

How Cold? (at 900m)

4 rising to 8C.

Freezing level

Above the summits.

Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Monday, 21st April, 2014

Wind speeds often low over the next 7 days, although windy on Monday. Rain from time to time next week, sometimes thundery, but often dry, fairly warm, with sunniest, driest, and often warmest weather over the W & NW Highlands. Low cloud and patchy drizzly rain persists on eastern hills Monday and Tuesday.

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