FALMOUTH — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down on Cape Cod Monday morning.

The NWS Boston office reports that the small tornado began as a waterspout and came ashore in the Woods Hole area of Falmouth about 9:50 a.m. Monday.

The weather service had posted a tornado warning earlier in the day for parts of Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.

This tornado, the first to hit Cape Cod in many decades, was classified by the NWS as an EF-0, with winds estimated at 60 to 65 mph.

The Steamship Authority tweeted that the captain of a ferry leaving the Vineyard saw the waterspout shortly before 10 a.m.

There were no injuries reported and no major damage.

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