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Forecast for now

This site is not flyable because the wind is from the wrong direction.

{NW, 327}, SE, S, SW, W
Thermalling / soaring
soaring, thermalling
Wind direction
NW (327°)
Takes wind directions
SE, S, SW, W
Wind speed
9 km/h / 5 knots / 3 m/s / 6 mph
Wind gust
17 km/h / 9 knots / 5 m/s / 11 mph
Clouds
overcast
Current conditions
not reported by station
Sunrise
05:51 AM
Sunset
07:58 PM
Last reading
54 minutes ago (from site forecast)

Windfinder forecast

Details

Description
There are actually two launch sites at Kourion that are regularly used for paragliding. A brief discussion of them follows.Armpit: This is probably the easiest launch and is the most often used. It is also the easiest to get to. But this launch should not be used when the wind is westerly because of turbulence, which can get very strong.Lower Sand Pit: This is used when the wind becomes strong, or when a new pilot needs a less vigorous launch breeze.
Suitable for
Paragliding. 1- und 2-sitzig. Hang gliding. 1- und 2-sitzig
Access
By car, walk
Altitude
76m (max. height difference 69m for this site)
Star rating
Certified
No
Information
Coordinates
34.6686, 32.8819

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Description: There are actually two launch sites at Kourion that are regularly used for paragliding. A brief discussion of them follows.Armpit: This is probably the easiest launch and is the most often used. It is also the easiest to get to. But this launch should not be used when the wind is westerly because of turbulence, which can get very strong.Lower Sand Pit: This is used when the wind becomes strong, or when a new pilot needs a less vigorous launch breeze.. Suitable for: Paragliding. 1- und 2-sitzig. Hang gliding. 1- und 2-sitzig. Access: By car, walk. Altitude: 76m (max. height difference 69m for this site). Star rating: *****. Certified: No. Information: http://www.paragliding-cyprus.com/site_guide.htm. Coordinates: 34.6686, 32.8819. Limassol, Cyprus, Cyprus
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