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 cool north-westerly breeze continues, still feeling chilly for August. Scattered showers, in the morning mostly northern Scotland, and also Wales. By afternoon, risk of a cluster of perhaps thundery showers Borders & Pennines.
Northwest Highlands
Showers. Many summits clearing. Cool breeze.
West Highlands
Showers. Summits widely clearing. Cool breeze.
Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath
Showers. Cool breeze. Summits mostly clearing.
Southeastern Highlands
Scattered showers afternoon. Summits widely cloud free. Cool breeze.
Southern Uplands
Showers; mostly Borders. Hills mostly cloud free. Cool breeze.
Outlook - Until Sunday night, cold on the mountains - and also at night in many valleys with ground frost some nights. Scotland: remaining substantially dry for several days ahead, the air very clear and many summits free of cloud. Atlantic fronts threaten by about Wednesday, bringing increasing wind, cloud and rain to particularly western mountains. England and Wales: fine on Sunday until rain edges into Wales late on. Then rain and areas of low cloud on Monday as an Atlantic low crosses southern Britain, improving on Tuesday.
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