Western Head, Nova Scotia

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Western Head, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
Western Head, Nova Scotia
Western Head in Nova Scotia

Western Head is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in the Region of Queens Municipality. The Meteorological Service of Canada maintains a weather station in Western Head ID: CWWE.

Western Head is prone to tropical storms and hurricanes that track up the East Coast. However, effects are usually quick and minimal as the cool waters may weaken the storm, and storms usually move very quickly across Western Head. For example, Hurricane Earl made landfall near Western Head as a large Category One hurricane in 2010.

Coordinates: 44°0′0″N 64°40′0″W / 44.00000°N 64.66667°W / 44.00000; -64.66667 (Western Head, Nova Scotia)