- Placentia Bay, Newfoundland

Placentia Bay Marine Forecast issued 04:30 Wed 23 Apr 2014


10 to 15 knot easterlies develop this morning ahead of a low over the Maritimes. Winds freshen to 20 to 30 knot northeasterlies this evening and to 25 to 35 knots tonight into Friday morning, as the low slowly slides south of the Avalon. Fair visibility this morning, improving to good to occasional fair this afternoon and continues into Thursday. Visibility lowers to fair Thursday night into Friday morning. Temperatures near plus 1 rise to between plus 4 and plus 5 this afternoon. Temperatures fall to plus 1 Thursday morning, rising to plus 3 Thursday evening into Friday morning.

SmartAtlantic Notices

Please be advised that the Holyrood SmartBay buoy has been replaced by a land-based weather station, located at the Marine Institute Holyrood Marine Base. The station will provide similar data to that of the buoy, with some enhancements. The weather information will be available online in the coming weeks. Please stay tuned.

Please be advised that the format of the site specific forecasts for Placentia Bay has been slightly modified to provide more detailed and consistent information throughout all regions we service.

Please be advised that we are still experiencing problems with the SmartBay buoy at the Head of Placentia Bay. We will need to replace this buoy as soon as an opportunity presents. The SmartBay team apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

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