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iParaglide Right Site Weather Jul 21

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

High pressure locally brings sunny skies while low pressure aloft to NW brings SE winds aloft. 

YVR 3000 ft winds aloft SE to 17 km/hr becoming SSE to 13 km/hr as the day progresses. Valley flow light east outflow to 5 km/hr in Vancouver becoming light inflow to 5 km/hr by mid day. Novice peak lapse rate -1.8C/1000ft.  

SEA 3000 ft winds aloft SE to 19km/hr easing to 11 km/hr from the NE. Valley winds NE to 15 km/hr and becoming NW as the day progresses. Intermediate peak lapse rate -2.5C/1000ft. 

iParaglide Right Site Ranking:

1. Paragliding Bellingham: -2.2C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. Blancahrd's proximity to ocean and low altitude puts it out of SE wind aloft effects and moderated by sea breeze.  Blanchard for P2 pilots 0900-2000 Paragliding prospects 80%.

2. Paragliding Pemberton: -2.4C/1000ft intermediate peak lapse rate.  Day 2 of Pemberton Paragliding Nationals. Pemberton with SE wind aloft to 17 km/hr early and becoming SSE and easing to 13 km/hr midday.  Watch for possible arrival of Whistler Express strong south wind in afternoon.  Mt McKenzie with P4 advanced conditions 1300-2000. 80% chances to paraglide. 

3. Paragliding Whistler: -2.6C/1000ft intermediate peak lapse rate.  Whistler Team P4 pilots 0900-2000. 80% chances for paragliding.

4. Paragliding Vancouver: -1.8C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate.  Grouse for GMFT P4 advanced pilots 1300-2000. 80% paragliding chances.

5. Paragliding Seattle: -2.5C/1000ft intermediate peak lapse rate. SE to NE wind aloft making for rough conditions at Tiger today: paragliding not recommended.

6. Paragliding Chilliwack: -2.7C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate. SE wind aloft to 17 km/hr, becoming  SSE and easing to 13 km/hr, placing Woodside and Bridal sites in lee side. When combined with strong peak lapse rate makes for rough conditions. Watch for gusty outflow winds to 30 km/hr in Chilliwack in morning. Paragliding not recommended in Chilliwack today. 

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