Tropical Cyclone Information Statements
1:01 PM ADT Friday 26 August 2016
Tropical cyclone information statement for:
Newfoundland and Labrador:
- Avalon Peninsula Southeast
- St. John's and vicinity
For Hurricane Gaston.
This is the only information statement planned for this storm.
Tropical Storm Gaston forecast to develop into a hurricane which will pass well south of Canadian forecast waters on Tuesday, August 30.
Tropical Storm Gaston will develop into a hurricane early this weekend. It is currently in the Western Atlantic but is expected to head north then accelerate off to the northeast in the next few days. The path of Gaston is expected to remain well south of Canadian forecast waters, but there is a slight change of strong winds around Tuesday in the Southern Grand Banks.
The CHC will continue to monitor this system closely, and if necessary will issue further bulletins as required
Please continue to monitor alerts issued by the Canadian Hurricane Centre and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.
Visit the Canadian Hurricane Centre to learn more about hurricanes.
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