April 11, 2024: Vermilion Bay and Dryden’s Weather Forecast

Vermilion Bay
Vermilion Bay Ontario

DRYDEN – WEATHER – Vermilion Bay and Dryden welcome the day with mainly clear skies, marking a brisk start at 0.6°C as observed from Dryden Airport.

This chilly spring morning sets the stage for a day that promises a bit of everything—clouds, potential showers, and brief sunny intervals. Let’s look at  the atmospheric details that shape today’s weather outlook and extend through the weekend for these neighbouring communities.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

The early hours at Dryden Airport paint a calm picture; a North-Northwest wind breezes gently at 8 km/h under mainly clear skies.

The temperature, hovering just above the freezing point at 0.6°C, couples with a dew point of -0.3°C, creating a high humidity level of 94%. Visibility is good at 16 km, offering clear views across the horizon.

The barometric pressure stands at 100.8 kPa, indicating stable yet evolving weather conditions.

Expected Conditions

Today transitions from clarity to clouds, with a 40% chance of showers by the afternoon. Early morning fog is set to dissipate, giving way to increasing cloudiness and a brisk North wind reaching 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h.

Temperatures are expected to climb to a comfortable high of 12°C under a moderate UV index of 3, suggesting brief periods of sunshine amidst the cloud cover.

Tonight, the skies remain mainly cloudy with a 30% chance of rain showers, which may turn into flurries after midnight as the temperature dips to a low of minus 1°C. The wind, continuing from the North at 20 km/h and gusting to 40 km/h, will ease later in the evening.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

Friday opens cloudy with a 30% chance of morning flurries, transitioning to clearer skies by the afternoon. The wind, shifting to the Northwest at 20 km/h, sets a cooler high of 10°C for the day.

The evening promises clear skies, with temperatures balancing at zero, suggesting a frosty start to Saturday.

The weekend forecast presents a cloudy Saturday, peaking at 9°C, with the night bringing a 40% chance of showers and a warmer low of plus 4°C.

Sunday brightens with a mix of sun and cloud and a 30% chance of showers, warming up to a high of 14°C. The night will experience cloudy periods, with temperatures remaining above freezing at plus 1°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

With variable weather on the horizon, layering is advisable. Warm, waterproof outerwear is essential for the potential showers, while lighter layers can accommodate the sunnier, warmer parts of the day. Don’t forget a hat and gloves for the cooler mornings and evenings.

Weather Trivia

Vermilion Bay and Dryden’s geographic positioning contributes to their diverse weather patterns, reflecting the broader climatic variability of the Northwestern Ontario region, where swift changes in weather are not uncommon in the transition from winter to spring.

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