Alerts for: Sept-Îles - Port-Cartier

Warnings

10:19 PM EST Wednesday 13 December 2017
Storm surge warning in effect for:

  • Baie-Trinité area
  • Sept-Îles - Port-Cartier area

Storm surge warning

Coastal flood warning due to waves issued jointly by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Science) and the Meteorological Service of Canada - Quebec region on 2017-12-13 at 16:00 EST.

An intense low pressure system over Eastern Quebec is producing winds with gusts of up to 90 kilometres per hour over the indicated regions. These winds, combined with the current period of large tidal ranges, could produce waves causing coastal flooding in the surroundings of the following localities at the specified dates and times (Eastern Standard Time).

Sept-Îles - Port-Cartier: 2017-12-14, from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM.

Minganie: 2017-12-14, from 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM.

Coastal erosion is possible in vulnerable areas. People close to the shoreline should stay on the lookout for worsening conditions.

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 ec.cpiq_tempetes-qspc_storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #meteoqc.

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