RASP NZ regions

DrJack RASP BLIPMAPs for New Zealand

RASP forecasts are available here for the following regions:
  1. North Island, north west of Hamilton
  2. North Island, south east of Hamilton
  3. South Island, north of the Rangitata river
  4. South Island, south of the Rangitata river

Regional Atmospheric Soaring Prediction Boundary Layer Information Prediction maps is a specialized weather analysis tool intended for glider pilots. The tool that generates the maps was written by "Dr Jack", a meteorologist and glider pilot. This site however, is produced completely independently from DrJack.

Current conditions in NZ

NZ Holfuy weather stations and How Windy show the current conditions.


Hosting costs sponsored by the New Zealand Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association, the Matamata Soaring Centre, and the Omarama Soaring Centre. If your organization finds this resource useful, additonal sponsors welcome.

RASP contacts

The RASP.nz contact is Glen Ogilvie: email nelg@linuxsolutions.co.nz - ph: 021-684146. If you want to get involved, please join the google group where a bunch of us are collaborating on making rasp better and keeping it alive!

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Disclaimer: Use at your own risk. Do not use for protection of life or property. No liability is accepted for the use of this website in any way.