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Storm winds down in the Maritimes, eyes Newfoundland



Maritimes

Across Nova Scotia, an additional 15 cm is expected this morning for Victoria County and the Highlands portion of Inverness County - Mabou and North. Winds will gust to 140 km/h near Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence until around noon.


Meanwhile, elevated sea water levels are expected, possibly exceeding high astronomical tide along the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton near high tide this morning and again this evening.


Elevated sea water levels are expected for the Bay of Chaleur area to Bouctouche in New Brunswick near high tide late this afternoon and this evening.


Newfoundland

Snow, rain, and strong winds are expected.


Heavy rain is expected from this afternoon to Tuesday afternoon for the Avalon, Burin, Connaigre, and Bonavista peninsulas. Total rainfall or 30 to 50 mm, with locally higher amounts expected.


Snowfall amounts of 15 to 30 cm is expected for the northeast and east coast of Newfoundland. Deer Lake and vicinity, Buchans and the interior, Green Bay- White Bay, and south of Hare Bay on the Great Northern Peninsula will receive 10 to 20 cm except 30 to 50 cm over higher terrain.


Widespread strong winds are also expected. Across the Avalon and south coast gusts between 100 and 110 is expected. Gusts to 150 km/h are possible in the Wreckhouse area.


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