Not all winter but a lot of it we are masked by rain and wettish clouds before it is swept away by howling gales for the next lot of damp weather to come in. It makes for nice light mind you. As long as you can rate your film at 800 or above.
This is the middle of the island - the sort of place one goes through on your way somewhere. I was on my way somewhere at the time. I came back too.