- Placentia Bay, Newfoundland

Placentia Bay Marine Forecast issued 10:30 Thu 23 Feb 2017


15 to 20 knot northwesterlies this morning, west of a low, diminish to 10 to 15 knot southwesterlies this evening under a ridge. Winds freshen to 25 to 35 knots Friday morning into afternoon as a low tracks across the Island, then diminish to 15 to 20 knot westerlies Friday evening in its wake. Winds veer to northwesterlies Saturday morning under a trailing trough. Good visibility falls to fair to poor Friday morning, then improves to good Friday afternoon. Visibility falls to fair Saturday morning. Temperatures near minus 1 this morning rise to plus 1 this afternoon, then further rise to plus 4 by Friday morning. Temperatures gradually fall to near zero by Saturday morning.

SmartAtlantic Notices

Please Note: The Port aux Basques Buoy has been removed from service for the remainder of the winter season. Buoy will be redeployed in Spring of 2017.

Please note that due to the Winter season and the shortness of days we have had to turn the reporting of the Pilot Boarding Station and Come by Chance buoys back to reporting once every hour. We will revert back to twice per hour in the Spring.

Please be advised that connectivity to the SmartAtlantic web portal will be unavailable from 12:01 am until approximately 4:00 am due to planned network maintenance.

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