- Placentia Bay, Newfoundland

Placentia Bay Marine Forecast issued 22:30 Tue 19 Aug 2014
South-southwesterlies of 15 to 20 knots tonight gradually veer and freshen to 15 to 25 knot southwesterlies by Wednesday morning and persists though evening, as a near-stationary low slowly tracks west to east across Newfoundland. Winds diminish to 10 to 15 knot westerlies Thursday morning as the low passes just to the north, becoming 15 to 20 knot northerlies Thursday evening through Friday morning, as the low slowly departs over the Grand Banks. Good visibility lowers to fair at times through Thursday morning in patchy mist, clearing by late Thursday morning and persists through Friday morning. Temperatures between 17 and 19 degrees through Friday morning.

SmartAtlantic Notices

Good Morning Folks - Good News to report -We have upgraded the buoy in the Come by Chance/Arnolds Cove area to one of our larger 3 Metre models. During these first few days you may see some data interruption from this site, this should be resolved quickly. We shall keep you posted.

Please be advised that we are experiencing equipment problems with the buoy at the Mouth of Placentia Bay and wind speed and direction are not available at this time. We hope to have these issues resolved soon. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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