• Glencoe

    Observations in Glencoe and Glen Etive.

  • Lochaber

    Observations on Ben Nevis and Aonach Mor.

  • Creag Meagaidh

    Observations on Creag Meagaidh and some surrounding hills.

  • Northern Cairngorms

    Observations in Northern Corries and Loch Avon Basin.

  • Southern Cairngorms

    Observations on Lochnagar, in Glenshee, and some coverage of the Southern Cairngorms

  • Torridon

    Observations in Torridon.

About Forecasts

Areas Covered

The SAIS reports from the following mountain areas of Scotland:

  • Glen Coe
    Observations in Glen Coe and Glen Etive.
  • Lochaber
    Observations on Ben Nevis and Aonach Mor.
  • Creag Meagaidh
    Observations on Creag Meagaidh and some surrounding hills.
  • Northern Cairngorms
    Observations in Northern Corries and Loch Avon Basin.
  • Southern Cairngorms
    Observations on Lochnagar, in Glenshee, and some coverage of the Southern Cairngorms.

When do forecasts come in?

We can not give a specific time when we can guarantee reports will be posted however typically the reports are published online around 5pm.


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