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P.E.I. weather, travel updates for Friday, Aug. 7

Today's Picture of the Day by five-year-old Jase Arsenault.
Today's Picture of the Day by five-year-old Jase Arsenault. Drawing of Stephen Wallace bringing home the hay bales from the field. - Contributed

Weather

It will be a sunny day across the province Friday with a high of 27 C.

P.E.I. forecast for Aug. 7-13, 2020 - SaltWire Network file photo
P.E.I. forecast for Aug. 7-13, 2020 - SaltWire Network file photo

 

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


Marine Forecast

August 7

CHALEUR -MISCOU: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: W 20 to 25 knots diminishing to W 15 to 20 knots near noon and to variable 10 to 15 knots in the evening

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT- WESTERN HALF: 

  • WIND: W 15 to 20 knots diminishing to W 10 to 15 near noon then becoming variable 10 to 15 knots in the evening

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT- EASTERN HALF: 

  • WIND: W 15 to 20 knots diminishing to W 10 to 15 near noon then becoming variable 10 to 15 knots in the evening

GULF – MAGDALEN: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: W 25 to 30 knots diminishing to W 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon and to W 10 to 15 knots in the evening
  • WAVES: 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 metres in the afternoon


Travel

Confederation Bridge

Confederation Bridge - Jason Malloy
Confederation Bridge - Jason Malloy
  • Attention: Restrictions on interprovincial traffic (within the Atlantic provinces only) due to COVID-19 have been lifted and the bridge is 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 902-368-5025. For travel information to New Brunswick, call 1-800-462-8387.

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
  • Note: As passenger capacity remains at 50 per cent to help enforce safe social distancing, it is recommended that travellers (including walk-on) make reservations to prevent disappointment. Reservations are available online or by calling toll free 1-800-762-7245.

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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