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Quick six day RASP Stars look-ahead – lazyrasp.com

XCPara RASP and Synoptic summary page created by Jaroslav Polensky

Skysight.io – developed by Aussie sailplane Matt Scutter (requires subscription – use promo code “CLOUDBASEMAYHEM” for extra 14 days evaluation period)

Flybubble weather tool

BBC video (see also Weather for the Week Ahead on BBC iPlayer)

Met Office (and cloud cover forecast)

Met Office Brecon Beacons mountain forecast

Sat24.com high quality sat images

windy.com – nice animated wind forecast showing wind, cloud, rain. Plus meteo-blue detailed forecasts too!

Malverns wind (Wyche Cutting)

Met Office synoptic charts

Sid’s forecast (Nympsfield Gliding Club)

Lasham Gliding Club forecast

Talgarth Gliding Club weather links

West Bay weather station – good for Eype

Portland Harbour weather station – good for Ringstead/Eype

WeatherOnline expert charts

WeatherSchool on YouTube (and at weatherweb.net) GFS Ensemble chart

GFS animation showing cloud and rain up to 7.5 days ahead

soaringmeteo – pretty comprehensive GFS based worldwide forecast

meteo-parapente – RASP for Alps and beyond, although it doesn’t forecast so many days ahead unless you subscribe

meteoblue.com

meteociel.fr – recommended by “Flying Karlis

meteo.guru

xcmeteo.net – simple tephigram and cloud forecast

RASP for the Alps and Italy (small fee for forecasts, free for historical charts)

Thermixc – really great XC Planner style tool showing thermal hotspots at different times of year/day, plus flying sites etc

Foehn forecast for Swiss Alps

More Foehn forecasts and maps

winds.mobi – Valley winds (good for Switzerland)

Saint-André-les-Alpes wind station (balise)

flyxc.app

NOTAM info

Easy CANP submission form (thanks Chris Williams!)

xcrt.aero (homepage of the XC Retrieve system)

Site analysis by country by month – https://www.wilderadventures.com/launches

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