Welcome to the soaringmeteo.ch main page
Have a look at our free weather models to predict thermal soaring flight conditions (e.g. for paragliders, sailplane and hangliders). There are two forecast types:
There are also many original documents to understand the weather conditions and the use of the tools in this website. The concept of convective boundary layer, also called diurnal planetary boundary layer is extensively used (often not taught in pilot training courses).
NEW - 2018 Spring news for soarWRF
And we hope to bring more features soon (mobile website, etc.) !
Your donations helped to pay for the costs of running the servers, it is appreciated!
Although most of the changes on 2017 has no visible effect, a major effort went into reinstalling servers, improving source quality and use of a version control system, etc. This changes make the long term stability better and improve the capactity to make controlled updates.
Thanks in advance for considering providing financial support this year too!