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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 - Windy; upland gales Highland Scotland. Generally, a temporary improvement between rain and more widespread upland gales both Friday and Saturday nights. Nevertheless, still a few showers, and deteriorating quickly by dusk many western mountains.
Northwest Highlands
Upland gales; showers.
West Highlands
Upland gales or near gales. Showers.
Cairngorms National Park, Monadhliath
Upland gales or near gales. Showers.
Southeastern Highlands
Upland gales or near gales. Showers.
Southern Uplands
Near upland gales. A few showers.
Outlook - Early next week will see a drop in temperature on the mountains. with highest Scottish summits frequently below freezing point. Generally showery, but also areas of constant rain - or sleet highest summits England and Wales, and snow Scottish Munros. By Tuesday, some areas dry, and on Wednesday and perhaps Thursday, extensively dry. On Wednesday little wind and overnight cold enough for valley frost. Probably milder, windy with constant rain, then showers (mainly west) later Thursday and Friday.
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