2.0.9 • Public • Published


Sounding forecast for paraglider pilots.

You can load the plugin on mobiles and tablets by visiting (Note that the mobile application does not support plugins for security reasons).

Example Sounding

How to use the plugin

  1. Click on the hamburger menu at the top left of

Hamburger menu

  1. Click on "Install Windy Plugin":

Install plugins

  1. Load the "Sounding" plugin:

Load windy-plugin-sounding

  1. Right-click anywhere on the map and select "Better Sounding" to display the sounding forecast:

Context menu

The sounding appears on the left side of screen:

Context menu

A few notes:

  • On desktop, you can scroll (mouse wheel) on the sounding diagram to go forward/backward in time - (pressing ctrl or shift will jump to the next/previous day),
  • On touch devices, swiping left or right on the plugin will go backward or forward in time,
  • The blue line shows the dewpoint,
  • The red line shows air temperature,
  • The green line shows the temperature of an ascending parcel,
  • The hatched area across the graph shows the convective layer (cumulus clouds),
  • The left area shows clouds (excluding cumulus),
  • The top-most area show upper level clouds (i.e. up to ~15km),
  • The wind graph shows wind from 0-30km/h in the left part (white background) and from 30 to max speed in right part (red background),
  • On desktop, the subtitle shows which model is used ("GFS" in this example - note that not all models are supported),
  • The axis units match your windy settings.


Support the development

You can support the development of this plugin via the Buy me a Coffee platform

Buy Me A Coffee

Any contribution is greatly appreciated!




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npm i windy-plugin-sounding

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  • victorb