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 - Wind speeds lighter than recent days, but where exposed still considerable wind chill. Most areas dry, but in north and north-west Scotland, also around Snowdon, expect areas of snow and hail showers.
Northwest Highlands
Mostly light wind. Snow & hail showers coastal mountains.
West Highlands
Mostly light wind. Sunshine; rare if any snow flurries.
Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath
Blustery on tops; severe wind chill. Snow flurries, mostly north.
Southeastern Highlands
Blustery on tops in morning; severe wind chill. Dry overall. Sunshine.
Southern Uplands
Blustery higher eastern tops. Dry overall. Sunshine.
Outlook - Cold throughout this week with snow substantially remaining in place on the mountains and most terrain remaining frozen. Wednesday onward, substantially fine with winds easing markedly, although, one or two temporary deteriorations, most extensively across the Scottish Highlands as weakening fronts bring temporarily stronger winds and snow (rain lower western areas). Indiciations favour high pressure and fine conditions developing by next weekend.
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