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Barachois-Ouest, QC

Alerts in Effect

Storm Surge Warning

Issued at 04:26 Sunday 19 November 2017

Higher than normal water levels with large waves are expected near the coast.

Warning of potential breaking sea conditions and overwash issued jointly by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Science) and the Meteorological Service of Canada - Quebec region on 2017-11-18 at 05:00 AM EST.

An intense low pressure system approaching from the south will cause strong winds over the above mentioned regions. The combination of strong winds and the fact that we are currently in a period of high tidal range might produce breaking sea conditions along the coast near theses localities, at the dates and hours specified (eastern standard time).

Forillon Park - Gaspé - Percé: 2017-11-19, from 11:30 AM to 03:30 PM.

New-Carlisle - Chandler: 2017-11-19, from 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM.

Sept-Îles - Port-Cartier: 2017-11-19, from 11:30 AM to 03:30 PM.


Coastal erosion is possible in vulnerable areas.

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 or tweet reports using #meteoqc.

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