- Placentia Bay, Newfoundland

Placentia Bay Marine Forecast issued 22:30 Wed 23 Apr 2014


25 to 35 knot northeasterlies persist through Friday morning, as a low over the Southern Grand Banks merges with another low over the Maritimes and consolidates as one low south of the Avalon by Friday. Winds diminish to 15 to 20 knot north-northeasterlies Friday evening and to 10 to 15 knot northerlies by Saturday morning, as the low slowly departs over the Grand Banks. Good to occasionally fair visibility through Thursday, lowering to fair Thursday night into Saturday morning. Temperatures fall to zero overnight into Thursday morning, rising to plus 2 Thursday afternoon. Temperatures fall to plus 1 Thursday night, rising to plus 3 Friday afternoon. Temperatures fall to plus 2 Friday night into Thursday morning.

SmartAtlantic Notices

Please be advised that wind speed and wind direction for the SmartBay buoy at the Pilot Boarding Station is not available at this time due to instrumentation failure. We will make every effort to replace the equipment as soon as possible, as time and weather allows. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please be advised that the Holyrood SmartBay buoy has been replaced by a land-based weather station, located at the Marine Institute Holyrood Marine Base.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.

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