Alerts for: Matane
3:32 PM EDT Friday 21 October 2016
Storm surge warning in effect for:
Higher than normal water levels with large waves are expected near the coast.
Storm surge warning
Breaking sea and coastal flood warning issued jointly by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Science) and the Meteorological service of Canada - Quebec Region on 2016-10-21 at 10:00 AM EDT.
An intense low pressure system tracking up from the US eastern seaboard will give strong winds over the above mentioned regions. The combination of strong winds and low atmospheric pressure will cause a rise in water levels, which could produce breaking sea conditions along the coast near the following locales at the dates and times specified below (Eastern Daylight Time).
Kamouraska - Rivière-du-Loup - Trois-Pistoles: 2016-10-22, from 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM.
Rimouski - Mont-Joli: 2016-10-22, from 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Matane: 2016-10-22, from 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Sainte-Anne-des-Monts - Grande-Vallée: 2016-10-22, from 05:30 PM to 09:30 PM.
Les Escoumins - Forestville: 2016-10-22, from 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Baie-Comeau: 2016-10-22, from 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Sept-Îles - Port-Cartier: 2016-10-22, from 05:30 PM to 09:30 PM.
Coastal flooding is possible along the shoreline.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet reports to #meteoqc.
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