- Placentia Bay, Newfoundland

Placentia Bay Marine Forecast issued 04:30 Thu 23 Oct 2014
10 to 15 knot east-southeasterlies veer into the east this morning and persist through the afternoon, freshening to 15 to 20 knots this evening and to 15 to 25 knot easterlies by Friday morning, as a nearly stationary low south of Maritimes slowly starts to lift northward. Winds diminish to 15 to 20 knots Friday afternoon and become 10 to 15 knots by Saturday morning, as the low slowly tracks towards Newfoundland. Good visibility today falls to fair Friday morning and to fair to poor Friday afternoon through Saturday morning. Temperatures near 9 degrees rise to 11 this afternoon and remains steady through Friday morning. Temperatures rise to 12 degrees Friday morning and persist through Saturday morning.

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