- Placentia Bay, Newfoundland

Placentia Bay Marine Forecast issued 10:30 Sat 30 May 2015

Gale Warning Issued for Sunday Afternoon

10 to 15 knot southeasterlies this morning veer to 15 to 20 knot southwesterlies this evening as high pressure departs and a low tracks over Labrador. Winds gradually freshen to 25 to 35 knots through Sunday afternoon as a weakening cold front passes over the Island. Winds veer and diminish to 10 knot northeasterlies through Monday morning as a ridge builds from the west. Poor visibility through Sunday evening improving to good Monday morning. Temperatures between 5 and 8 through the period.

SmartAtlantic Notices

A couple of 'Good News' announcements: 1. We have resolved the issues with our Come by Chance Buoy and it is now back online and reporting. 2. Our Bay of Exploits Buoy has been deployed for the 2015 Season and is online and reporting.

Please Note: The Buoy at the Mouth of Placentia Bay has been recover for maintenance purposes, we hope to have the buoy back on station as soon as possible. The St. John's buoy has been recovered due to ice conditions and forecasts, we will have this buoy back on location when conditions permit. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

The Red Island Buoy has been removed from service for a short period of time so that we may perform regular maintenance. We hope to have the buoy back in service in the next couple of weeks. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

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