- Placentia Bay, Newfoundland

Placentia Bay Marine Forecast issued 22:30 Thu 19 Jan 2017


10 to 15 knot southeasterlies this evening as high pressure departs to the southeast. Winds back to 20 to 25 knot easterlies Friday morning, becoming 30 to 40 knot northeasterlies by evening as a low approaches from the south. 40 to 50 knot northerlies Saturday morning as the low tracks to the east. Winds gradually diminish to 15 to 25 knots by Sunday morning as the low stalls to the east. Good visibility falls to poor Friday night in snow, improving to good Saturday afternoon. Temperatures between minus 2 and plus 1 through Saturday fall to minus 4 Sunday morning.

SmartAtlantic Notices

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.

SmartAtlantic Alliance is pleased to announce the Saint John buoy data and associated forecasts are now live. The Saint John buoy represents the latest addition to the Atlantic Canada ocean observation scene. Additional details can be found on the Saint John page.

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