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By David Braine - BBC Weather
Updated 22:00 Friday

General Situation for the weekend 12/13  June at Loch Fyne issued at 10pm 11/06/10

A weak ridge of high pressure dominates the weather overnight and at tomorrow. A new area of low pressure will develop over central Scotland by midday on Sunday with associated fronts bringing patchy rain and drizzle with low cloud and hill fog. The area will lie in a fresh to strong unstable and cool N/NW'ly flow for the weekend.


Fine and dry with plenty of sunshine in the morning then increasing amounts of high level cloud to end the day.

Visibility generally very good apart from some patchy hill fog at first.

Winds N’ly backing W/NW’ly light in the glens but 30-35mph over the mountains.

Freezing level 5000ft

Temperatures 16-18C glens, +5C at 3000ft


Overcast with rain at times in the morning with hill fog then brighter later in the day but the risk of hill fog continuing.

Visibility moderate in rain but poor in hill fog especially above 2000ft

Winds S/SE’ly fresh becoming W/NW’ly fresh to strong

Freezing level remaining at 5-6000ft.

Temperatures of +12-17C glens  +5C at 3000ft

Good luck

David Braine

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