- Placentia Bay, Newfoundland

Placentia Bay Marine Forecast issued 10:30 Tue 30 Sep 2014
East-southeasterlies near 15 knots today as a warm frontal trough lifts over the island. Winds diminish and veer to 5 to 10 knot northwesterlies tonight as a cold front migrates north of the bay, becoming 10 to 15 knot northerlies Wednesday morning in its wake. Winds freshen to 15 to 25 knot northeasterlies by Wednesday evening, and to 20 to 30 knots overnight, between high pressure over Labrador and a low stalled south of the Scotian Shelf. Northeasterlies remain steady into Thursday morning. Good visibility lowers to fair to poor this evening, clearing Wednesday morning. Temperatures near 9 degrees near-term rise to 13 tonight, remaining steady on Wednesday before lowering to 9 degrees Thursday 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