Alerts for: Gros Morne
10:43 AM NST Wednesday 04 December 2013
Wind warning for
Gros Morne continued
Winds gusting to 110 km/h are expected today and/or tonight.
This is a warning that potentially damaging winds are expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.
A low pressure system off Cape Breton Island will track very slowly northeastward today and cross Central Newfoundland overnight.
For the Great Northern Peninsula, northeasterly winds with gusts reaching 100 km/h ahead of this system will diminish below warning criteria near midnight. This system will also bring messy weather conditions with snow and freezing rain changing to rain and ice pellets by this evening then back to flurries tonight.
For the west coast, Corner Brook and north, areas prone to enhanced east to northeast winds can expect gusts to 110 km/h for another hour or so.
For channel - Port aux Basques and vicinity, northwesterly winds with gusts reaching 110 km/hour will develop this evening behind this system and are expected to diminish slightly by Thursday morning.
For Southern and Eastern Newfoundland, southwesterly winds with gusts to 110 km/hour will develop tonight in the wake of the low. These winds are expected to diminish slightly by Thursday morning.
The public is advised to be on the look out for large waves and pounding surf along portions of the South Coast and East Coast during high tide this evening. These waves combined with the high spring tides will result in elevated waters levels which could cause minor coastal flooding.
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