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Diamond Cove, NL

Alerts in Effect

Storm Surge Warning

Issued at 05:27 Tuesday 18 January 2022
Summary

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: this morning, a couple hours on either side of high tide.

High tide: near 10 A.M this morning.

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

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High waves combined with the surge may cause damage along the coast. 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 NLstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NLwx.

Rainfall Warning

Issued at 05:26 Tuesday 18 January 2022
Summary

Significant rainfall is expected.

Additional rainfall: 30 to 60 mm.

Time span: until this evening

Locations: south coast of Newfoundland.

Remarks: Rain, at times heavy, will continue through the day and into this evening before transitioning to flurries.

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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.

Wreckhouse Wind Warning

Issued at 05:28 Tuesday 18 January 2022
Summary

Dangerous wind gusts are expected or occurring.

Time span: ending this morning.

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

Remarks: Strong southeasterly winds are expected to continue for a few more hours before shifting to a southerly direction, and easing, later this morning.

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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.



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