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Scottish Mountain Weather Reports

MWIS forecasts are published for the following day at 16.30, with an update when conditions deem it to be appropriate the following morning at 07.30.

Special arrangements apply during winter months when MWIS publishes forecasts at 13:30 each day. This is done as an aid to safe decision making for hill walkers and climbers, allowing for earlier forward planning. On most days an amendment is made at around 07:30, but it should be noted that other amendments may well take place during the course of the day should changing conditions dictate.

Summary - A stormy day across Welsh and most English ranges with frequent squally showers. Much less windy further north where showers mostly restricted to near west and north facing coasts. Whiteout conditions higher Welsh mountains.
Northwest Highlands
Occasional snow and hail showers. Light wind.
West Highlands
Occasional snow and hail showers. Light wind except Arran.
Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath
Risk snow and hail showers. Light wind.
Southeastern Highlands
Risk snow and hail showers. Light wind.
Southern Uplands
Showers; mainly west; Snow higher areas.
Outlook - Cold, unsettled and occasionally very windy on the mountains over the next 10 days. Freezing levels will often be around 750m even as far south as Wales - or lower particularly on the Scottish Highlands. Snowfall is likely to be considerable with potentially some of the largest falls and strongest winds extending across higher tops further south.
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