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iParaglide Right Site Weather Jun 29

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

Transitioning pressure with mostly cloudy skies, 30%-60% POP and a high lapse rate in Chilliwack, Pemberton and Whistler valleys, clearing late in the day.

High pressure with mostly sunny skies in Bellingham and Seattle.  

YVR 3000 ft winds aloft light and variable. Valley winds light  E outflow to 10 km/hr becoming light inflow W to 5 km/hr mid afternoon.  Advanced peak lapse rate -2.9 C/1000ft.

SEA 3000 ft winds aloft light and variable. Valley winds light outflow E to 10 km/hr becoming inflow W to 10 km/hr. Advanced peak lapse rate -2.8C/1000ft. 

iParaglide Right Site Ranking:

1. Seattle Paragliding: -2.8C/1000ft Advanced peak lapse rate. Great day for Tiger.  P2 pilots 0800-1300 and 1800-2100 with P4 advanced conditions 1300-1800.  Chances to paraglide 90%. 

2. Belllingham Paragliding: -2.5C/1000ft Intermediate peak lapse rate. Great day for Blanchard.  P2 pilots 0800-1400 and 1700-2000 with P3 intermediate conditions at peak 1400-1700. Chances to paraglide 90%. 

3. Vancouver Paragliding: -2.9C/1000ft Advanced peak lapse rate.  Strong day at Grouse once summit is out of cloud.  GMFT P4 pilots 10:00 - 20:00. Paragliding chances 70%. 

Partial cloud to mostly cloudy, 30-60% chances of showers, and post-frontal conditions until late afternoon make Pemberton, Whistler, and Chilliwack not recommended for paragliding today. 

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