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Wind warning advisory issued for Confederation Bridge Jan. 16 overnight

The 12.9-km Confederation Bridge opened on May 31, 1997.
A wind warning advisory has been issued for the Confederation Bridge from 8 p.m. on Jan. 16 to 10 a.m. on Jan. 17. SaltWire file photo

The Confederation Bridge is under a wind warning advisory for Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

A site-specific forecast from Rowan Williams Davies and Irwin Weather Services indicated wind conditions may result in traffic restrictions on the bridge between 7 p.m. on Jan. 16, and 9 a.m. on Jan. 17.

The forecast said easterly winds are expected to increase to between 90 - 100 km/h, with gusts over 100 km/h.

For updates, check the Confederation Bridge website.

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