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iParaglide Right Site Weather Aug 03

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

High pressure brings sunny skies.  

YVR 3000 ft winds aloft NW to 15 km/hr becoming light and variable by mid day.  Valley flow light east outflow to 8 km/hr becoming inflow W to 15 km/hr by mid day. Intermediate peak lapse rate -2.4C/1000ft.  

SEA 3000 ft winds aloft NE and increasing to 22 km/hr. Valley winds light and variable becoming W to 15 km/hr. Novice peak lapse rate -2.3C/1000ft. 

iParaglide Right Site Ranking:

1. Paragliding Pemberton: -2.7C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate.  Great day for Pemberton with light and variable winds aloft forecast making XC in any direction possible.  Mt McKenzie with P2 novice  conditions 0800-1400 and 1800-2000 with P4 conditions 1400-1800. 90% chances to paraglide. 

2. Paragliding Whistler: -2.9C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate.  Light and Variable wind aloft makes for a good day. Whistler Team P4 pilots 0900-2000. 90% chances for paragliding.

3. Paragliding Chilliwack: -2.8C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate. Wind aloft becoming light and variable by mid day making Bridal a great place to fly today for P2 pilots 1000-1400 and 1800-2000 with P4 advanced conditions 1400-1800.  Woodside for P2 pilots 0800-1300 and 1800-200 with P4 conditions 1300-1800. Paragliding chances 90%.

4. Paragliding Vancouver: -2.4C/1000ft intermediate peak lapse rate.  Grouse for GMFT P4 advanced pilots 1000-2000. 90% paragliding chances.  

5. Paragliding Bellingham: -2.3C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. Blanchard may develop strong NW sea-breeze mid afternoon.  Blanchard for P2 pilots 0900-1300 then watch for P4 conditions 1300-1900 Paragliding prospects 60%.

6. Paragliding Seattle: -2.3C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. NE wind aloft placing Tiger in lee side today. Watch for rough conditions: paragliding not recommended.


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