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iParaglide Right Site Weather: May 13

Vancouver, Chilliwack, Bellingham, Seattle, Whistler & Pemberton area paragliding weather forecast based on data available at 0500. 

High pressure with clear skies. 

YVR 3000 ft winds aloft light and variable throughout the day.  Early N outflow to 10 km/hr in Chilliwack becoming W to 10 km/hr with sea-breeze arrival. Novice peak lapse rate -1.4C/1000ft.

SEA 3000 ft winds aloft NNE to 10 km/hr. Valley wind light and variable becoming NW to 19 km/hr in afternoon. Intermediate peak lapse rate -2.3C/1000ft.

iParaglide Right Site Ranking:

1. Paragliding Pemberton: -2.5C/1000ft intermediate peak lapse rate. Great day for flying Pemberton with light and variable winds aloft and early light outflow in valley.  Cross country potential in all directions with smooth easy climbs.  Mt. McKenzie 0900-1400 for P2 novice pilots and 1700-2000 with  P3 intermediate conditions at peak 1400-1700.  90% paragliding prospects. 

2. Paragliding Chilliwack: -2.4C/1000ft intermediate peak lapse rate. Early light outflow expected to subside with sea-breeze arrival. Woodside for P2 pilots 0800-1300 and 1700-2000 with P3 intermediate conditions at peak 1300-1700.  Bridal should be on with light and variable winds aloft allowing anabatic flow to establish fully. 80% chances to paraglide.

3. Paragliding Bellingham: -1.8C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate.  Blanchard Mountain for P2 pilots 1000-1900. Paragliding prospects 90%. 

4. Paragliding Whistler: -2.7C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate. Great day for flying Blackcomb with light and variable winds aloft and early light outflow in valley.  Cross country potential in all directions with smooth easy climbs.  Whistler team P4 advanced pilots 0900-1900. 90% paragliding prospects. 

5. Paragliding Seattle: -2.5C/1000ft intermediate peak lapse rate. Watch for light north wind aloft causing textured conditions. Tiger for P3 pilots 1100-2000. Chances to paraglide 80%.

6. Paragliding Vancouver: -1.4C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate.  Grouse for GMFT P4 advanced pilots 1000-2000 with 70% paragliding chances.  

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