- Placentia Bay, Newfoundland

Placentia Bay Marine Forecast issued 22:30 Tue 15 Jan 2019


30 to 40 knot northerlies this evening, as a low tracks over the Avalon, steadily diminish to 5 to 10 knot southwesterlies by Wednesday afternoon as high pressure builds in its wake. Winds gradually freshen to 25 to 35 knot southerlies by Thursday morning, then veer to westerlies Thursday afternoon into evening, as another low tracks over Labrador. Fair visibility this evening improves to good Wednesday morning, then falls to fair Thursday morning. Visibility improves to good Thursday afternoon. Temperatures near minus 1 this evening fall to minus 4 Wednesday morning, then gradually rise to near plus 2 by Thursday morning. Temperatures fall to minus 4 Thursday evening. Light freezing spray develops Thursday evening.

SmartAtlantic Notices

We are pleased to announce that the Port aux Basques buoy has been deployed for the 2018 season.

We are pleased to announce that the Met/Ocean buoy has been deployed just outside Holyrood Arm in Conception Bay.

We are please to announce that as of July 6, 2017 the meteorological/oceanographic buoy has been redeployed off the Bay of Exploits area.

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