Bay Area Paragliding Flying Sites Wind Conditions Page
This page provides information about the wind velocity and direction specifically for Pacifica and Daly City (for as well as (being added at present), some other sites – Ed Levin . It also contains links to forecasts and other resources that can aid paragliding pilots to help make decisions to help us maintain our addiction to flying our crafts.
New or Visiting Paraglider Pilots (New to Mussel Rock / The Dumps), please visit the Mussel Rock Site Guide and arrange for a full site introduction prior to flying at Mussel Rock Park aka “The Dumps”.
This page provides information about the wind velocity and direction in Pacifica and Daly City. New or Visiting Paraglider Pilots (New to Mussel Rock / The Dumps), please visit the Mussel Rock Site Guide and arrange for a full site introduction prior to flying at Mussel Rock Park. Weather Underground is one of the better forecast pages (Balance this against the below data to refine your ability to check and plan flying).
Station at Mussel Rock Park at about 500′ MSL
This is the live data from the above station, looking SW
It plays showing the history and gives great info on fog etc.
Link to full Station Data
Still Image looking NW toward Mussel Rock, Walker Ridge area
Still Image – Looking SW toward The Dunes
History Video Looking South
Fort Funston Current Images
Click Image to go to Funston Wind Data page.
Fort Funston is a Flying Site that Hang Gliders fly at in San Francisco.
It is a few miles North of Mussel Rock Park (AKA The Dumps)
Tide Map for Pacifica
Below are Maps Showing the locations of Wind Stations in Pacifica and Daly City to help Pilots determine wind speeds and direction in these areas. Click on any of the maps to go to that specific Station
Main Station from Pacifica Wind Data on the Pacifica Wind Page
Station at Top of Skyline Ridge above Manor Dr. (640 Ft.)
Below is the Real Time Wind Patterns Page
This image is only updated every couple of hours, but provides a good overview of
what the winds are doing for the entire Bay Area. (Check time stamp!)
You can click on this and it will launch the site. There are more options there.
Mt. Alison is the peak above Ed Levin. This station tells you
what the wind is doing near the top, 1750 launch
at Ed Levin Park in Milpitas
Winter Season Flying ?
Get Composite Radar Reflectivity from National Weather Service.