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P.E.I. weather, travel updates for Thursday, Aug. 13

Today's Picture of the Day is by eight-year-old Simone Wang.
Today's Picture of the Day is by eight-year-old Simone Wang. - Contributed

Weather

There will be a mix of sun and cloud across the province Thursday. Winds will start in the southwest and come around to the west with a high of 29 C.

A heat warning is in effect for Kings, Prince and Queens counties.

P.E.I. forecast for Aug. 13-19, 2020 - SaltWire Network file photo
P.E.I. forecast for Aug. 13-19, 2020 - SaltWire Network file photo

 

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


Marine Forecast

August 13

CHALEUR -MISCOU:

  • WIND: W 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT- WESTERN HALF:

  • WIND: Light

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT- EASTERN HALF:

  • WIND: Light

GULF – MAGDALEN:

  • WIND: Variable 10 to 15 knots
  • WAVES: 1 metre or less

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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