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P.E.I. weather, travel updates for Friday, May 29

Picture of the Day by eight-year-old Ted Zheng.
Picture of the Day by eight-year-old Ted Zheng. - Contributed

Weather

A mix of sun and cloud across the province Friday with southwest winds gusting to 60 km/h.

P.E.I. forecast for May 29 to June 4, 2020 - SaltWire Network
P.E.I. forecast for May 29 to June 4, 2020 - SaltWire Network

 

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

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Marine Forecast

May 29, 2020

CHALEUR -MISCOU: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: SW 20 to 25 knots backing to S 25 to 30 knots in the evening.

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT- WESTERN HALF: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: SW 20 to 25 knots increasing to SW 25 to 30 knots in the evening.

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT- EASTERN HALF: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: SW 20 to 25 knots increasing to SW 25 to 30 knots in the evening.

GULF – MAGDALEN: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: SW 20 to 25 knots increasing to SW 30 knots in the afternoon.
  • WAVES: 1 to 2 metres

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.

Service is available Monday through Friday (no service on Saturday or Sunday) for large commercial trucks (larger than 30-feet in length) and their drivers only. 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.

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

  • Departing Wood Island, P.E.I. at 6:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Departing Caribou, N.S. at 8 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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

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

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