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xcskies is an application dedicated to providing content for soaring aviation, including paragliding, hang gliding, and sail plane flying. This page supplied real-time surface winds and weather conditions for north america. Features include things like real-time radar and real-time satellite imagery overlays. Surface winds are important for foot launched soaring community in that they provide a measurement for safe flying under given conditions. People who might use this application are: Paragliding schools, hanggliding schools, paragliding shops, weather enthusiasts, windsurfing folks, and other sports, some extreme sports like base jumping and skydiving, which all require the immediate need to know the current surface observations.