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iParaglide Right Site Weather Sep 07

Vancouver, Chilliwack, Bellingham, Seattle, Whistler & Pemberton area paragliding  weather forecast, based on data available at 0600.

Low pressure brings mostly cloudy skies, and 30% POP  to Vancouver, Pemberton and Whistler. 

Chilliwack mostly sunny until mid to late afternoon 

Seattle and Bellingham mostly cloudy to 20% POP. 

YVR 3000 ft winds aloft SE to 24 km/hr becoming light and variable early (forecast early SE aloft is suspect).  Mild East outflow in valley to 5 km/hr becoming West inflow 5 km/hr by mid-day. Novice peak lapse rate -1.7C/1000ft. 

SEA 3000 ft winds aloft light and variable becoming SW to 20 km/hr in late afternoon. Valley winds winds light and variable becoming West to 10 km/hr. Novice peak lapse rate -1.7C/1000ft. 

iParaglide Right Site Ranking:

1. Paragliding Chilliwack: -2.0C/1000ft novice peak lapse rate. Webcams show early clear skies in Chilliwack and calm actual winds on ground.  W for P2 pilots 0900-1800 unless the clouds cover summit later in the day. SE winds aloft early is a concern, but anticipated to likely not manifest. 70% chances to fly. 

Paragliding is not recommended in Pemberton, Whistler, Vancouver, Seattle or Bellingham today due to 20-30% POP and mostly cloudy skies. 

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