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Complex weather system impacting Atlantic Canada


A complex area of low pressure is currently impacting Atlantic Canada.


New Brunswick

Snowfall warnings, winter storm warnings, and special weather statements are in effect across northern sections. For areas under a snowfall warning 20 to 30 cm is expected from now until Wednesday. Across northeastern New Brunswick, snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected and winds will gust between 90 and 100 km/h.


Higher than normal water levels are expected this evening.


Prince Edward Island

Winter storm warnings and special weather statements are in effect across the province. From this morning to Wednesday morning snowfall amounts of 20 to 30 cm are expected and winds will gust to 90 km/h.


Higher than normal water levels and pounding surf are expected this evening.


Nova Scotia

Across eastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island, there are winter storm warnings and special weather statements in effect. Snowfall amounts of 20 to 40 cm is expected with wind gusts to 100 km/h until this evening.


Higher than normal water levels and pounding surf are expected this evening for areas along the Northumberland Strait.


Newfoundland

There is no shortage of weather alerts for the next weather system that will move through today and continue until Friday for some areas.


For areas under a wind warning winds will gust between 90 and 120 km/h (140 km/h in the Wreckhouse) this afternoon and evening.


Heavy rain is expected for northeastern sections of the island. For the areas under a rainfall warning, 30 to 50 mm is expected tonight until Wednesday night.


Gros Morne will see heavy snow with 15 to 30 cm expected over high elevations along the Viking Trail, with higher amounts possible in the backcountry from this evening until Wednesday evening.


There is a special weather statement in effect for parts of central and eastern Newfoundland. Rainfall amounts of 30 to 60 mm is anticipated with the highest amounts likely occurring in the vicinities of Terra Nova National Park and the Bonavista Peninsula. Winds will gust to 80 km/h. The rain and strong winds will begin this evening and last until Thursday morning.


Travel Disruptions

All Marine Atlantic crossings scheduled for today are cancelled and crossings for Wednesday could be impacted.


Wind conditions on the Confederation Bridge could result in some restrictions commencing at approximately 11:00 am today until approximately 4:30 am tomorrow.

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