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Brecon Beacons Forecast

Brecon Beacons

Includes all higher summits in the southern half of Wales: the Bannau Brycheiniog / Brecon Beacons National Park, southern Cambrian Mountains and highest Preseli hills.

Today's Forecast

Light wind, negligible impact
Sunshine and showers
Mild

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Viewing Forecast For

Brecon Beacons
Monday 17th June 2024
Last updated Sun 16th Jun 24 at 1:23PM

Summary for all mountain areas

Scotland: Northwesterly wind, with areas of rain on and off early morning. Will break up into clusters of showers, with afternoon downpours focused in the east. Drier for the west coast. England and Wales: Early patches of rain here and there. Breaking into showers, afternoon downpours Pennines. Drier west coast.

Headline for Brecon Beacons

Hills clearing from hill fog. Mostly dry, but risk of some showers.

How windy? (On the summits)

Westerly, mostly 10-15mph.

Effect of the wind on you?

Small.

How Wet?

Occasional showers

May well be often dry or on some hills dry all day. However, occasional showers will develop for a few hours.

Cloud on the hills?

Hills soon clearing

Patches of clouds in the morning on some hills at different elevations, soon clearing the hills.

Chance of cloud free summits?

70%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Patches of sun, but sky will fill in with cloud for a time. Then several hours of sunshine before dusk. Visibility mostly very good.

How Cold? (at 750m)

9 to 12C.

Freezing Level

Above the summits.

Viewing Forecast For

Brecon Beacons
Tuesday 18th June 2024
Last updated Sun 16th Jun 24 at 1:23PM

How windy? (On the summits)

Northwesterly becoming northerly 15 to 25mph, strongest near west coast. More like 10mph east Wales.

Effect of the wind on you?

Blustery at times, with a marked wind chill.

How Wet?

Mostly dry

Risk of a few well scattered showers. Mainly well inland and in the east. Otherwise, dry.

Cloud on the hills?

Mostly early in the morning.

Most of the cloud bands will be early in the day, when upper slopes will be capped in cloud. Tending to lift and break off the hills to leave them clear.

Chance of cloud free summits?

70%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Occasional sun, best in the morning, then for the coast in the afternoon. Visibility mostly very good.

How Cold? (at 750m)

5C lifting to 8C

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Viewing Forecast For

Brecon Beacons
Wednesday 19th June 2024
Last updated Sun 16th Jun 24 at 1:23PM

How windy? (On the summits)

Winds either variable or from a northeasterly direction, 5 to 10mph.

Effect of the wind on you?

Negligible

How Wet?

Very likely dry

Cloud on the hills?

Early low cloud, dispersing off the hills.

Areas of low cloud from dawn, in places from near valleys upwards and focused in west. Through morning, will lift and disperse to leave the fells clear. Fragments may return to high tops.

Chance of cloud free summits?

Lifting to 70%

Sunshine and air clarity?

Sunshine breaking through increasingly. Areas of high level cloud. Visibility murky at first in some areas, but becoming very good.

How Cold? (at 750m)

8C lifting to 11C

Freezing Level

Above the summits

Planning Outlook

Still cool through Tuesday with a northwesterly wind, continuing to bring clusters of showers, with some downpours well inland for Scotland and England. Drier for Wales.Higher pressure will then build in from the southwest Wednesday onwards, settling things down with a warmer feel. However, fronts and cooler conditions may still at times feed in from the Atlantic into Scotland.