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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 - Low cloud will shroud many hills to low levels in the morning, most persistent south-east Scotland & eastern Pennines. Risk of isolated showers for the West Highlands. Possible thunderstorms in Wales. Elsewhere largely dry. Light winds for all regions.
Northwest Highlands
Chance of afternoon showers. Most hills clear. Light winds.
West Highlands
Chance of afternoon showers. Most hills clear. Light winds.
Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath
Most likely dry. Some low cloud south & east. Light winds.
Southeastern Highlands
Dry overall. Low cloud, may persist east. Light winds.
Southern Uplands
Dry overall. Low cloud, may persist Borders. Light winds.
Outlook - Isolated heavy showers on western mountains on Sunday & Monday, otherwise largely dry. Low cloud most persistent east, whilst western hills mainly clear. North-easterly winds will freshen later Monday toward gale force, ahead of low pressure drifting toward Britain from Europe. There remains uncertainty about this system, but rain likely not reaching most mountains until Tuesday. Murky conditions then widespread for a day or so, before a return to a familiar easterly pattern later next week.
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