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1943-5

Legend of sources

Storm #5 made landfall over Nova Scotia and Newfoundland as a tropical storm with winds of 74 km/h (40 knots) and 65 km/h (35 knots) respectively, on September 16th.

Storm #5 began east of Florida in the Atlantic Ocean on September 13, 1943. The tropical storm tracked northwards, entered the CHC Response Zone on September 15th, moving into Canadian waters shortly after noon. It then turned northeast and transitioned to an extratropical storm, ultimately dissipating on September 17th . . . but not before making landfall as a 74 km/h (40-knot) tropical storm just east of Halifax shortly before midnight on the 15th. Maximum wind speeds reached 83 km/h (45 knots) and winds of this speed were recorded inside the CHC Response Zone. No damage was reported in Canada due to this storm.

Nova Scotia

September 16, 1943

  • 50–65 km/h (26–35 knots) winds and 30 mm (1.2 in) of rain in Nova Scotia (HH)
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