- Placentia Bay, Newfoundland

Placentia Bay Marine Forecast issued 04:30 Sun 26 Oct 2014
10 to 15 knot northeasterlies this morning, as a low weakens over the Grand Banks. 5 to 10 knot northeasterlies this afternoon back to 10 to 15 knot southeasterlies by evening, becoming 20 to 25 knots overnight as a low over the Maritimes approaches from the west. Winds freshen and veer to 20 to 30 knot southerlies Monday morning ahead of the low, veering to 15 to 20 knot southwesterlies by Monday evening in its wake. Winds diminish to 10 to 15 knots Monday night, under the low, briefly backing to 5 to 10 knot northerlies Tuesday morning as the low departs. Fair visibility improves to good this afternoon and falls to fair overnight. Visibility improves to good late Monday morning and persists through the remainder of the period. Temperatures between 9 and 11 through the forecast period.

SmartAtlantic Notices

Please be advised that we are experiencing some problems with the wind direction data for the SmartBay buoy located in the Bay of Exploits. The SmartBay team is currently investigating this and hope to have the issue resolved as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

We are pleased to announce the deployment of our Bay of Islands Met/Ocean buoy on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Please keep an eye for our new Tide Station information pages installed in Port aux Basques, Corner Brook and Lewisporte in the coming months.

We are pleased to report that the repairs have been completed to the buoy at the Mouth of Placentia Bay and wind speed and direction data are now available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused for local mariners.

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Canada's Economic Action Plan - Marine Technology Improvements Province of Newfoundland and Labrador