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P.E.I. weather, travel updates for Thursday, May 30

SaltWire Network's Tim Chisholm on the weather desk filling in for Cindy Day
SaltWire Network's Tim Chisholm on the weather desk filling in for Cindy Day - computer screenshot

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud

Sunny today becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning with wind becoming southeast 20 km/h near noon. Today's high is 16 C, except along parts of the coast where it will be 10 C. The UV index is 7, or high.

Mainly cloudy this evening with a 30 per cent chance of showers before morning. Wind southeast gusting to 40 km/h. Tonight's low is 6 C.


A few words from the SaltWire Network weather desk

Temperatures remain mild for most areas with a mix of sun and clouds.

Friday morning, wind and rain arrives from west to east but moves through quickly with some cooler temperatures.

There should be fairly pleasant, seasonable temperatures on Saturday, with a few showers for some areas beginning early on Sunday.

Conditions clear a bit on Monday, but yet another system approaches overnight into Tuesday bringing more rain.


Marine forecast for P.E.I. for May 30

CHALEUR -MISCOU WESTERN HALF: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: SE 10 to 15 knots increasing to SE 15 to 20 knots near noon and to SE 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon.

CHALEUR -MISCOU EASTERN HALF: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: SE 15 knots increasing to SE 25 knots in the afternoon.

NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: Light increasing to SE 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon then veering to S 20 to 25 knots in the evening.

GULF –MAGDALEN WESTERN HALF: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: S 15 knots increasing to SE 25 knots in the afternoon.
  • WAVES: 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 metres in the evening.

GULF –MAGDALEN EASTERN HALF: STRONG WIND WARNING

  • WIND: SE 10 to 15 knots increasing to SE 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon and to SE 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
  • WAVES: 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 metres in the evening.

P.E.I. forecast for May 30 to June 5, 2019
P.E.I. forecast for May 30 to June 5, 2019


For weather updates throughout the day, check in with SaltWire Network’s chief meteorologist Cindy Day by visiting Weather by Day


Confederation Bridge – Traffic running smoothly

The Confederation Bridge is currently open to all traffic.

For updates, visit confederationbridge.com.


Northumberland Ferries Limited – Schedule for May 1 to June 15

Departure times:

  • From Wood Islands – 6:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
  • From Caribou – 8 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 4:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m.


Charlottetown Airport schedule

Departure delay

  • Air Canada flight 7755 scheduled to depart for Halifax at 6:20 p.m. has been delayed until 9:26 p.m.

For updates, visit flypei.com.


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