Should be less instability tomorrow and ver good for Tuesday. Fights to Avila and Segovia once again I hope. Sad to see the DSC club go this morning. Though this week we still have a bit of DSC with Bill and Liz. The rest from Belgium and Ed from the USA.
Upper level troughs over the peninsula. Once again light winds (should come onto PN) and base around 12000ft. Early build up of Congestus clouds and probably showers with some storm activity. Not a brilliant day for paragliding. Hopefully we can be at launch and get off before significant build up if the wind comes on […]
Increased instability in altitude (cool air in upper layers). The instability up to cloud base also better, which may promote the wind at PN (wind over the back at 9am). Climbs to near 3800, but Cbs likely. We will probably to directly to Lastra to ensure an early flight as we cannot wait for it […]
This is potentially a superb paragliding day with climbs approaching 4000m (on skew T to 12500ft+). Easterly flow but very light so very subject to local effects. A good Potential to fly towards Salamanca or to the NW or Plasencia. Mainly blue thermals though some clouds on convergence probable in the convergence if it sets […]
The ridge of high pressure in altitude has moved more north allowing an increase in instability and finally we have lost the strong NE airflow. Light E so it should come onto PN allowing interesting flights to NW or Barco direction. What Happened? Well, we had a very nice day. Starting with a flydown at […]
Sad to day that the old white van took its last journey over the Pass today to the scrap yard at Niharra. She had been with us for many years and I am sure many have fond memories of listening to Flanagan and Allen and old 50s radio broadcasts over the wireless as we went […]
Lighter winds and improved thermal climbs to the inversion at around 2500- 2600m. A slow start although max temps 1ºC higher than yesterday at 24ºC. The NE wind does seem noticably less so we may have a better and longer day. The wind over tha back at 9am. As yesterday, we will await it to […]
High pressure to the West in the Atalantic and low pressure in the Mediterreanean giving us N to NE flow over the Peninsula. Very strong winds at costal areas but a reduction on yesterday for us. Still cool, though better than yesterday with top temp expected to around 23ºC. Inversion at around 2100m and at […]
We are still affected by the high pressure with cooler temperatures and marked inversions. Once again thermal tops not much above take off height with a moderate NE wind. Onc again a Goal in Barco is the only realistic option.