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iParaglide Right Site Weather Aug 05

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 light and variable.  Valley flow E outflow to 10 km/hr becoming west inflow to 10 km/hr by mid morning. Novice peak lapse rate -2.0C/1000ft.  

SEA 3000 ft winds aloft NNE to 13km/hr. Valley winds winds light and variable becoming NW to 11km/hr. Novice peak lapse rate -2.2C/1000ft. 

iParaglide Right Site Ranking:

1. Paragliding Pemberton: -3.0C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate.  Great day for Pemberton with light and variable winds aloft making XC in any direction possible.  Mt McKenzie with P2 novice conditions 0800-1300 and 1800-2000 with P4 advanced conditions 1300-1800. 90% chances to paraglide. 

2. Paragliding Chilliwack: -3.0C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate. Forecast lapse rate inferred higher than actual with several days of high pressure creating increased stability. Light and variable wind aloft making Woodside and especially Bridal good choices.  Bridal should be on today creating anabatic lift along entire ridge line. Bridal: Watch for P3 novice conditions 1000-1400 and 1800-200 with P3 intermediate conditions 1400-1800.  Woodside with P2 conditions 0800-1400 and 1800-2000 with P3 conditions 1400-1800. Paragliding chances 90%. 

3. Paragliding Vancouver: -2.0C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate.  Grouse for GMFT P4 advanced pilots 1000-2000. 90% paragliding chances.  

4. Paragliding Bellingham: -1.8C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. Blanchard's proximity to ocean and low altitude makes for sea-breeze overpowering NNE wind aloft. Blanchard for P2 pilots 0900-2000 Paragliding prospects 80%.

5. Paragliding Whistler: -3.2C/1000ft advanced peak lapse rate.  Light and varible winds aloft with strong thermals. Whistler Team P4 pilots 0900-2000. 80% chances for paragliding.

6. Paragliding Seattle: -2.2C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. Light NNE wind aloft placing Tiger in mild lee side today. Watch for P3 intermediate conditions, chances to fly 70%.

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