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iParaglide Right Site Weather Jul 13

Paragliding Weather forecast for Vancouver, Chilliwack, Bellingham, Seattle, Whistler & Pemberton areas, based on data available at 0500.

Transitioning pressure with partly cloudy skies becoming sunny in afternoon in Vancouver and Chilliwack. Mostly sunny in Seattle and Bellingham. Whistler and Pemberton becoming more cloudy in afternoon with 30% POP. 

YVR 3000 ft winds aloft light and variable. Valley flow light east outflow to 10 km/hr becoming inflow to 5 km/hr by mid day. Novice peak lapse rate -2.3C/1000ft.

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

iParaglide Right Site Ranking:

1. Paragliding Seattle: -2.8C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate. Great day for Tiger with light and variable winds aloft and strong lapse rate.  P2 novice pilots 0800-1300 and 1800-2100 with P4 advanced conditions 1300-1800. 90% chances to paraglide.  

2. Paragliding Chilliwack: -2.8C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate.  Wait for early cloud to dissipate. Woodside for novice P2 pilots 1000-1300 and 1800-2100. Watch for increasing strong thermals if sun breaks through with advanced P4 conditions 1300-1800.  Bridal should be great today with light and variable winds aloft allowing for anabatic conditions to develop along the ridge line and strong thermal climbs.  P2 pilots 1000-1300 and 1800-2100 with advanced P4 conditions 1300-1800. 90% paragliding chances. 

3. Paragliding Vancouver: -2.3C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate.  Grouse for GMFT P4 advanced pilots 1000-2100. 90% paragliding chances.

4. Paragliding Bellingham: -2.5 C/1000ft Intermediate peak lapse rate. Blanchard for P2 pilots 0800-1400 and 1500-2000 with P3 intermediate conditions 1400-1700. Paragliding prospects 90%.

5. Paragliding Pemberton: -2.8C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate. Pemberton with light and variable wind aloft allowing for XC in any direction, however watch for 30% POP and possibility of showers mid afternoon. Mt. McKenzie with P2 conditions 0900-1400 then watch for increasing P4 advanced conditions.  80% chances to paraglide early, with progressively decreasing chances and possibility of showers in afternoon. 

6. Paragliding Whistler: -3.0C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate. Whistler with light and variable wind aloft allowing for XC in any direction, however watch for 30% POP and possibility of showers mid afternoon. Whistler Team P4 pilots 0900-1100 then watch for increasing P4 advanced conditions.  80% chances to paraglide early, with progressively decreasing chances and possibility of showers in afternoon.

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