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P.E.I. weather, travel updates for Friday, Aug. 14

Today's Picture of the Day is by eight-year-old Ella Yao.
Today's Picture of the Day is by eight-year-old Ella Yao. - Contributed

Weather

There will be a mix of sun and cloud across the province Friday with a north wind gusting to 40 km/h and a high of 25 C.

P.E.I. forecast for Aug. 14-20, 2020 - SaltWire Network file photo
P.E.I. forecast for Aug. 14-20, 2020 - SaltWire Network file photo

 

Click here for weather updates throughout the day from the SaltWire Network weather desk.


Marine Forecast

August 14

CHALEUR - MISCOU:

  • WIND: Light increasing to NE 10 to 15 knots in the morning and to NE 15 to 20 knots near noon. Wind diminishing to NE 10 to 15 knots in the evening

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT - WESTERN HALF:

  • WIND: Light increasing to N 10 to 15 knots in the morning and to NE 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT - EASTERN HALF:

  • WIND: Light increasing to N 10 to 15 knots in the morning and to NE 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon

GULF – MAGDALEN: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: Variable 10 to 15 knots becoming N 15 knots in the morning. Wind increasing to NE 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon
  • WAVES: 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 metres in the afternoon

Travel

Confederation Bridge

Confederation Bridge - Jason Malloy
Confederation Bridge - Jason Malloy

Attention: Effective July 3, restrictions on interprovincial traffic (within the Atlantic provinces only) due to COVID-19 will be lifted and the bridge will be open to all traffic. A reminder that cash is not accepted at this time. For information on authorized travel to P.E.I., contact public authorities by email at publicsafety@gov.pe.ca or by phone at 902-894-0385. For travel information to New Brunswick, call 1-800-462-8387.

Attention: All unnecessary interprovincial travel is currently prohibited by the public authorities.

Advisory: Shuttle and apprehensive driver service is closed. No cash at toll plaza.

For updates, visit confederationbridge.com.


Charlottetown Airport

Charlottetown Airport - Contributed
Charlottetown Airport - Contributed

For flight schedules and COVID-19 travel information, visit flyyyg.com.

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Northumberland Ferries Limited

Northumberland Ferries Limited - Contributed
Northumberland Ferries Limited - Contributed

Passengers are advised to check- at least 40 minutes before departure to allow time for the additional screening procedures implemented for everyone’s safety. Walk-on passengers may check-in 30 minutes before departure. Northumberland Ferries Limited strongly recommends all customers – including walk-ons – make a reservation online or by calling toll free 1-877-762-7245.

Daily round-trip sailings seven days per week from July 3 to Sept. 7:

  • Departing Wood Islands, P.E.I. – 6:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Departing Caribou, N.S. – 8 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

To read the NFL’s COVID-19 response measures, click here.

For more information, visit Ferries.ca or call the Wood Islands ferry terminal at 902-962-3635.

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