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Viewing forecast for Saturday, 19th April, 2014

Forecast last reviewed on Friday, 18/04/14 at 22:31

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Summary for all mountain areas

Another fine, dry day for all mountain areas, with light winds and most hills free of cloud. Low cloud may push into the east off the North Sea late in the day. The risk of cloud and light rain for a few hours in the far north-west of Scotland.

Headline, The West Highlands

Fine, sunshine, excellent visibility. Little wind.

How Windy?

Typically southeasterly, but variable in direction, 10mph or less.

Effect Of Wind?


How Wet?

Rain very unlikely

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly very little

Chance of cloud free Munros?


Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine very likely extensive. In far western areas of Mull and Ardnamurchan there may be an area of cloud for a few hours in the early morning. Patchy cloud developing inland in the afternoon. Visibility excellent, perhaps superb.

How Cold? (at 900m)

2 rising to 7C.

Freezing level

Above the summits. Slight frost sheltered inland glens after dawn.

Planning Outlook for all mountain areas from Sunday, 20th April, 2014

Wind speeds often low over the next 7 days, although windy on Monday (and locally England and Wales on Sunday). There will be substantial dry weather, although late on Sunday there is threat of rain reaching the Peak District and southern hills of Wales. Bursts of rain for Wales on Monday; elsewhere patchy drizzly rain on eastern hills. 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.

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