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Jul202019

iParaglide Right Site Weather Jul 20

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

High pressure brings sunny skies and light winds throughout. 

YVR 3000 ft winds aloft NE to 9 km/hr easing to light and variable. Valley flow light east outflow to 5 km/hr becoming inflow to 5 km/hr by mid day. Novice peak lapse rate -2.2C/1000ft.

SEA 3000 ft winds aloft NE and increasing and becoming E  to 19 km/hr.  Valley winds NNW to 15 km/hr. Novice peak lapse rate -2.1C/1000ft. 

iParaglide Right Site Ranking:

1. Paragliding Pemberton: -2.4C/1000ft intermediate peak lapse rate. Watch the first day of the paragliding nationals in Pemberton!  Pemberton with light NW wind aloft becoming light and variable by mid-day allowing for easy XC in any direction. Smooth and easy thermal lift.  Mt. McKenzie with P2 conditions 0900-1400 and 1800-2000 with P3 intermediate conditions at peak 1400-1800.  90% chances to paraglide. 

2. Paragliding Chilliwack: -2.8C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate.  Woodside for novice P2 pilots 0800-1200 and 1800-2000 with conditions increasing to advanced P4 conditions 1200-1800.  Bridal should be good today with light and variable winds aloft allowing for anabatic conditions to develop along the ridge line and strong thermal climbs.  P2 pilots 1100-1200 and 1800-2000 with advanced P4 conditions 1200-1800. 90% paragliding chances. 

3. Paragliding Whistler: -2.6C/1000ft intermediate peak lapse rate. Light NW wind aloft becoming light and variable by mid-day. Smooth and moderate thermal lift.  Whistler Team P4 pilots 0900-2000.  90% chances for paragliding.

4. Paragliding Vancouver: -2.2C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate.  Grouse for GMFT P4 advanced pilots 1000-2000. 90% paragliding chances.

5. Paragliding Bellingham: -2.1C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. Blanchard for P2 pilots 0800-2000 Paragliding prospects 90%.

6. Paragliding Seattle: -2.1C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. With NE to E wind aloft to 19 km/hr, watch for lee side conditions at Tiger.  Paragliding not recommended today at Tiger. 

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