April 11, 2024: Greenstone / Geraldton’s Varied Weather Forecast

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GERALDTON – WEATHER – Greenstone Geraldton wakes to a cloudy start this April 11th, with a forecast that promises a mix of weather conditions, ranging from sun and clouds to potential rain showers and flurries.

As the community looks ahead to the changing skies, here is a look into the current conditions and forecast, preparing for the diverse weather patterns that lie ahead.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

Observed at Geraldton Airport, the early morning conditions feature cloudy skies with a quiet ambiance as the wind remains calm.

The temperature sits at a cool 1.4°C, closely matched by a dew point of 1.0°C, creating a high humidity level of 97%. Visibility stretches to 16 km, offering clear views despite the overcast sky.

The barometric pressure is measured at 100.7 kPa, indicating stable atmospheric conditions for now.

Expected Conditions

Today, the region can expect a day of contrasts with a mix of sun and cloud. There’s a 30% chance of rain showers or flurries, accompanied by fog patches that are expected to dissipate as the morning progresses.

The wind will pick up, coming from the Northeast at 20 km/h by late afternoon, pushing temperatures to a high of 14°C under a moderate UV index of 4.

Tonight’s weather shifts towards mainly cloudy skies with a 40% chance of showers. The wind, continuing from the Northeast at 20 km/h, will taper off to a gentle breeze before shifting North and intensifying to 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, as temperatures drop to a low of plus 1°C.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

Friday introduces mainly cloudy skies early in the morning with a 30% chance of showers, before clearing up as the day progresses. The North wind will not only persist but also increase in intensity to 40 km/h, gusting to 60 km/h, setting the stage for a cooler high of 6°C.

The night forecasts a 60% chance of flurries or rain showers with temperatures dipping below freezing to minus 2°C.

The weekend brightens up with sunny skies on Saturday, reaching a high of 11°C, though increasing cloudiness by night with a low of plus 1°C. Sunday sees a return to cloudy conditions with a 30% chance of rain showers or flurries, maintaining a high of 11°C but with night temperatures falling to minus 5°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Given the fluctuating conditions, layering remains key. For the daytime, light layers with a waterproof outer layer will serve well, especially with the chance of rain showers or flurries. Evening attire should include warmer layers, as temperatures can dip, particularly on Friday night.

Weather Trivia

Did you know Greenstone and Geraldton’s unique geographic location contributes to its varied weather patterns? The region’s proximity to large bodies of water and its diverse terrain often result in sudden weather changes, from sun to snow, within hours.

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