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P.E.I. weather, travel updates for Friday, May 22

Picture of the Day by 11-year-old April Li.
Picture of the Day by 11-year-old April Li. - Contributed

Weather

It will be partly cloudy across the Island on Friday with a high of 16 C.

P.E.I. forecast for May 22-28, 2020 - SaltWire Network
P.E.I. forecast for May 22-28, 2020 - SaltWire Network

 

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Marine Forecast

May 22, 2020

CHALEUR - MISCOU: Strong wind warning

  • Wind: W 20 to 25 knots veering to NW 15 to 20 knots in the evening.

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT - WESTERN HALF: Strong wind warning

  • Wind: SW 25 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 15 knots near noon.

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT - EASTERN HALF: Strong wind warning

  • Wind: SW 25 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 15 knots near noon.

GULF – MAGDALEN: Strong wind warning

  • Wind: SW 25 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 15 knots near noon.
  • Waves: 1 to 2 metres
     

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


Travel

Confederation Bridge

  • Attention: All unnecessary interprovincial travel is currently prohibited by the public authorities. 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 1-800-561-4034.
  • Advisory: Shuttle and apprehensive driver service is closed. No cash at toll plaza.

For updates, visit confederationbridge.com.

Charlottetown Airport

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

For coronavirus YYG updates, click here.

Northumberland Ferries Ltd.

As of May 15, ferry service is being provided for large commercial trucks (larger than 30-feet in length) and their drivers.

Services for all other travellers will not be permitted until inter-provincial travel restrictions are lifted, or the travel is otherwise permitted by the public health authorities.

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

Hours of operation: Sunday to Friday (no service on Saturday)

  • Departing Wood Island, P.E.I. at 6:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Departing Caribou, N.S. at 11:15 a.m. and 6 p.m.

For information about the ferry services between Wood Islands, P.E.I. and Caribou, N.S., visit Ferries.ca.

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