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P.E.I. weather, travel updates for Friday, July 31

Today's Picture of the Day by 14-year-old Vinessa Jones.
Today's Picture of the Day by 14-year-old Vinessa Jones. - Contributed

Weather

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the province Friday with a high of 24 C.

P.E.I. forecast for July 31 to Aug. 6, 2020 - SaltWire Network file photo
P.E.I. forecast for July 31 to Aug. 6, 2020 - SaltWire Network file photo

A weather watch has been issued in the region. Click here to view all watches.

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


Marine Forecast

July 31, 2020

CHALEUR - MISCOU:

  • WIND: NW 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT- WESTERN HALF:

  • WIND: S 15 knots then veering to W 15 knots in the morning. Wind diminishing to light in the afternoon

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT- EASTERN HALF:

  • WIND: S 15 knots then veering to W 15 knots in the morning. Wind diminishing to light in the afternoon

GULF – MAGDALEN:

  • WIND: SE 15 to 20 knots becoming S 15 knots in the morning. Wind veering to W 15 knots in the afternoon
  • WAVES: 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 metre or less in the morning

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

 

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.

WATCH: Northumberland Ferries - Know Before You Go

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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