1959-Cindy

Legend of sources

Cindy made landfall over New Brunswick as a tropical storm with winds of 93 km/h (50 knots) on July 11th. Cindy also made landfall over Prince Edward Island as a tropical storm with winds of 84 km/h (45 knots) on July 12th. Cindy finally made landfall over Quebec and Labrador as a tropical storm with winds of 65 km/h (35 knots) on July 12th.

Hurricane Cindy originated off the upper east coast of Florida, on July 5, 1959. Developing into a category one hurricane, its winds reached 120 km/h (65 knots). Entering the CHC Response Zone on July 11th Cindy had weakened to a tropical storm with winds of 92 km/h (50 knots) and dissipated on July 12th. Hurricane Cindy caused heavy rain and high winds in Nova Scotia, and heavy rain in New Brunswick. One boat was lost in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia

July 13, 1959

  • Hurricane Cindy caused high winds and heavy rains along the coast and in southern Nova Scotia (HH)
  • Small boats took shelter (HH)
  • There was no damage reported (HH)
  • The ship Lady Godiva sank in North West Arm, Halifax. The two crewmembers were rescued (HH)

New Brunswick

July 13, 1959

  • Rain measured as high as 50 mm (2 in) in the province (HH)