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Soaring Forecasts

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Originally Posted by planepainter View Post
But I guess my question is not so much why I could not find lift, I am still learning to read the signs, but what would cause so little of it on what would otherwise seem to be a great lift day?
you may be interested in an article by Lee Murray in the Jan 2001 RCSD, pg 20.

The Soaring Forecast web page calculates thermal indices and generates a crude plot indicating altitude.

Teaching Soaring Weather puts most of this together and describes how the Soaring Forecast works.
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