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Alerts for: Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Warnings

11:28 PM NST Monday 17 January 2022
Storm surge warning in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

High Storm Surge levels and large waves are expected to impact the coast.

Locations: south facing shorelines from Cape Ray to Francois.

Maximum water levels: significantly exceeding high astronomical tide.

Maximum wave heights: 6 to 8 metres, breaking upon approach to shore.

Time span: Tuesday morning, a couple hours on either side of high tide.

High tide: near 10 A.M.

Remarks: Storm surge will combine with large waves and pounding surf to produce significantly elevated water levels on Tuesday, especially near the morning high tide.

High waves combined with the surge may cause damage along the coast. Coastal erosion is possible in vulnerable areas. People close to the shoreline should stay on the lookout for worsening conditions.

Storm surge warnings are issued when water levels pose a threat to coastal regions.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NLstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NLwx.

 

11:28 PM NST Monday 17 January 2022
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Time span: overnight tonight until Tuesday morning.

Maximum gusts: southeasterly 110 km/h in the Port aux Basques area.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NLstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NLwx.

 

11:28 PM NST Monday 17 January 2022
Wreckhouse wind warning in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Dangerous wind gusts are expected or occurring.

Time span: overnight tonight until Tuesday morning.

Maximum gusts: southeasterly up to 150 km/h in the Wreckhouse area.

Remarks: Southeasterly wind gusts will increase further overnight, reaching 150 km/h. Winds will ease on Tuesday morning.

Drivers may lose control of their vehicles; tall vehicles are at high risk of being overturned. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road.

Wreckhouse wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NLstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NLwx.

 

11:27 PM NST Monday 17 January 2022
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Significant rainfall is expected.

Total rainfall: 40 to 80 mm, with locally higher amounts possible.

Time span: tonight through Tuesday.

Locations: south coast of Newfoundland.

Remarks: Snow will change through ice pellets to rain overnight. The changeover will occur quickly along the coast, but more slowly inland. Rain, at times heavy, will then continue through Tuesday before transitioning to flurries on Tuesday night.

Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NLstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NLwx.

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