Weather links


RASP main page / DesktopMobile / Status check / Archive viewer – quick six day RASP Stars look-ahead

XCPara RASP and Synoptic summary page created by Jaroslav Polensky – 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 high quality sat images – 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 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 – recommended by “Flying Karlis – 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 – Valley and mountain top winds in the alps – winds and webcams for the alps

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

NOTAM info

Easy CANP submission form (thanks Chris Williams!) (homepage of the XC Retrieve system)

Site analysis by country by month –

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