World Gliding Championships in New Zealand, 1995


Last Update: 3-January-1995

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Subject: WorldGlide tasks day P2, Jan 2
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From: Bruce@omarama.actrix.gen.nz (Bruce Hoult at WorldGlide '95)
Date: Mon, 2 Jan 1995 14:19:34 +1300 (NZDT)
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Weather Forecast

Situation: A ridge of high pressure persists over th North Island.  A
cold front is moving onto the south of the South Island preceded by a
strong moist NW flow.  The front is expected to pass Omarama early
evening.

Forecast: Heavy rain about and W of the alps spreading N during the day.
Scattered falls spreading E at times over Southland and S Otago this
morning but becoming more frequent in the S and spreading N this
afternoon.  Rain may become frequnt immediately ahead of the front in
the contest area.

Soaring: Moderate to strong wave above moderate to strong convection
initially but a deterioration with increasing cloud cover and lowering
cloud base with approaching front.  Severe turbulence especially below
9000 ft (2727 m).

Tasks

Standard: Wardels, Tarras, Two Thumbs, Omarama;           298 Km
15m     : Quailburn, Bendigo, Two Thumbs, Omarama;        329 Km
Open    : Quailburn, Cromwell, Two Thumbs, Omarama;       356 Km

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