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Doctors Harbour, 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.

Wind Warning

Issued at 05:26 Tuesday 18 January 2022
Summary

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Maximum gusts: southeasterly 80 km/h, except 100 along parts of the coast.

Locations: Burgeo to Connaigre.

Time span: this morning and into the afternoon.

Remarks: Winds will ease later this morning for the Burgeo area and early afternoon for Connaigre.

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Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

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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