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iParaglide Right Site Weather: Oct 21

Paragliding weather forecast for Vancouver, Chilliwack, Bellingham, Seattle, Whistler & Pemberton area based on data available at 0800.

High pressure with outflow subsiding to inflow mid afternoon. 

YVR 3000 ft winds aloft NE to 10 km/hr becoming E. Valley wind outflow E to 15 km/hr in Vancouver in morning with gusty outflow to 30 km/hr in Chilliwack easing to light and variable late afternoon.  Novice peak lapse rate -0.8C/1000ft.

SEA 3000 ft winds aloft light and variable. Valley winds E to 10 km/hr, easing to light and variable mid-day. Novice peak lapse rate -0.3C/1000ft. 

iParaglide Right Site Ranking:

1. Paragliding Pemberton: -1.3C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. Wait for morning katabatic and outflow winds to end. McKenzie with P2 conditions 1100-1700.  90% chances to paraglide. 

2. Paragliding Seattle: -0.3C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. Wait for early fog and katabatic flows to subside. Nice fall day at Tiger with P2 conditions 1200-1700. Chances to paraglide 90%.

3. Paragliding Bellingham: -0.5 C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate.  Blanchard with P2 conditions 1000-1700. Paragliding prospects 90%.  

4. Paragliding Vancouver: -0.8C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate.  Wait for anabatic flow and sea-breeze arrival to combat mild ouflow aloft. Grouse for GMFT P4 advanced pilots 1300-1700. 80% paragliding chances.

5. Paragliding Whistler: -1.5C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. Wait for katabatic flow to end. Whistler team P4 advanced pilots 1200-1700. Paragliding prospects 80%.  

6. Paragliding Chilliwack: -1.0C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. E wind aloft and strong gusty valley outflow places Chilliwack sites in lee-side for majority of day.  Paragliding not recommended in Chilliwack today. 

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