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Atlantic Canada is bracing for hurricane Fiona and organizations have begun cancelling and postponing events. SaltWire Network weather specialist Allister ...

Port aux Basques to North Sydney at 11:45 p.m.North Sydney to Port aux Basques at 11:45 a.m. and 11:15 p.m.Port aux Basques to North Sydney at 11:45 a.m.Bay and Northumberland Ferry CrossingsMV Fundy Rose service between Saint John N.B. and Digby N.S. is cancelled for Sept. 23.

Patients and families can also contact the specific service or clinical care area if additional information is needed. The health authority asked that people not attend scheduled appointments if it is unsafe to travel.Nova ScotiaThe closure will remain in place until conditions are safe, with a public update planned for noon on Sept. 27

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Marine Atlantic has cancelled several crossings between Newfoundland and Nova Scotia over the weekend.September 22, 2022 Most of New Brunswick, southwest Nova Scotia and eastern Newfoundland are expected to escape the worst of Fiona’s wrath.Posted: Sep 22, 2022 5:00 AM AT | Last Updated: 1 hour ago Fiona likely to become very strong post-tropical storm when it hits Atlantic Canada 14 hours ago Duration 4:04 CBC meteorologist Ryan Snoddon says post-tropical means the storm is no longer fueling itself from the water, but instead from temperature contrasts in the atmosphere.Fiona is expected to to turn to the northeast and then accelerate, reaching Sable Island on Friday night as it transitions to a post-tropical storm.

Friday, Sept 23 North Sydney to Argentia at 5:30 p.m. However, the trough is the main steering mechanism for Fiona, so this rain goes from being solely non-tropical to part of Fiona as we go late Friday into Saturday. North Sydney to Port aux Basques at 11:15 p.m. As Fiona approaches, the hurricane will become post-tropical but is still expected to carry the characteristics of a weakening category 2 hurricane or strong category 1. Port aux Basques to North Sydney at 11:45 p. Read more: Winds are expected to impact the region late Friday and continue on Saturday.

m. On Saturday, the forward speed of Fiona will decrease, allowing Fiona to move north towards Labrador slowly. Argentia to North Sydney at 5 p.m. The storm will be much weaker by the time it reaches Labrador, but winds will remain gusty with periods of rain and snow Sunday for parts of the Big Land. Saturday, Sept. 24 Argentia to North Sydney at 5 p. Tropical storm and hurricane force wind gusts will be felt across much of Atlantic Canada, with wind directions from the northeast and north ahead of Fiona, becoming northwest and west behind the centre except from southeast to southwest in much of Newfoundland. Lawrence could see waves higher than 12 metres.

m. North Sydney to Port aux Basques at 11:45 a. Exposed coastlines in those areas, especially in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, may see localized gusts of 150 to 170 km/h.m. and 11:15 p. Otherwise, gusts will be in the range of 60 to 90-plus km/h for southwestern Nova Scotia, the remainder of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the rest of New Brunswick.m.m.

Port aux Basques to North Sydney at 11:45 a. The locations at greatest risk of 100 to 150-plus mm of rain remain the north and eastern shores of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, eastern Prince Edward Island and the southwest coast of Newfoundland.m. and 11:45 p.E.m. Sunday, Sept., into central Nova Scotia, including Halifax and Newfoundland's west and south coasts..

25 North Sydney to Port aux Basques at 11:45 a.m. Otherwise, this will not be a major rain event for the rest of Newfoundland, New Brunswick and the southwest corner of Nova Scotia. Port aux Basques to North Sydney at 11:45 a.m. Waves Rough, pounding surf will accompany Fiona, especially along the eastern half of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland's southwest coast and the north-facing Prince Edward Island shoreline. Additionally, Marine Atlantic said it expects potential impacts to crossings on Sunday, Sept.

25, including: North Sydney to Port aux Basques at 11:15 p. Storm surge is a major concern for coastal regions receiving the highest waves, with worries of erosion for the north-facing coast of Prince Edward Island.m. Port aux Basques to North Sydney at 11:45 p. Situations like this can change in an instant, especially in coastal regions, so it’s important to be prepared and stay alert.m. Bay and Northumberland Ferry Crossings Northumberland Ferries Ltd. Share story:.

and Bay Ferries Ltd. are cancelling several ferry crossings ahead of hurricane Fiona in Atlantic Canada. The CAT high-speed ferry service between Yarmouth, N.S. and Bar Harbor, Maine, has been cancelled for Sept.

22, 23 and 24. The MV Confederation and MV Saaremaa 1 service between Wood Islands P.E.I. and Caribou, N.

S. may be disrupted on Sept 22. All Sept. 23 sailings are cancelled. MV Fundy Rose service between Saint John N.

B. and Digby N.S. is cancelled for Sept. 23.

Those whose reservations are disrupted will be contacted to rearrange their travel. Nova Scotia Health Nova Scotia Health is advising that some health services and appointments could be impacted by hurricane Fiona. The latest updates on cancellations and closures Patients and families can also contact the specific service or clinical care area if additional information is needed. The health authority asked that people not attend scheduled appointments if it is unsafe to travel. For emergencies, call 911 or visit the nearest emergency department.

Parks Canada Parks Canada is temporarily closing several parks and national historic sites in Atlantic Canada. Nova Scotia Georges Island and Sable Island are closed until further notice. There will be a reopening update for Georges Island on Sept. 26 and an update for Sable Island at Sept. 27.

Kejimkujik National Park and Historic Site and Kejimkujik Seaside will close at noon on Friday, Sept. 23. Guests with camping reservations, including the nights of Sept. 23-26, will be contacted, their reservations cancelled and fees fully refunded. The closure will remain in place until conditions are safe, with a public update planned for noon on Sept.

27 Halifax Citadel, Grand-Pré, Fort Anne and Port Royal will also all close at noon on Friday, Sept. 23. Reopenings updates planned for Sept. 26. Prince Edward Island Stanhope and Cavendish Campgrounds in P.

E.I. National Park and Green Gables Heritage Place will close at noon on Friday, Sept. 23. Cavendish Campground will close for the season on this date.

The closure at Stanhope Campground will remain in place until at least Tuesday, Sept. 27 to facilitate clean-up and ensure conditions are safe. Guests with pre-existing reservations have been contacted and will be refunded their accommodation fee. Provincial Parks Nova Scotia All provincial campgrounds, beaches and day-use parks and the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park will close at noon on Friday, Sept. 23, because of severe weather expected from hurricane Fiona.

The Nova Scotia government said provincial parks and the wildlife park will be evaluated for damage and safety concerns before they reopen. The park reservation agency will contact all campers with reservations affected by the closure to arrange full refunds. Maritime Junior Hockey League The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is postponing three games on Friday, Sept. 23 and all games on Saturday, Sept. 24, due to hurricane Fiona.

The following games are affected: Sept. 23 - Pictou County at Yarmouth Sept. 23 - Campbellton at South Shore Sept. 23 - Miramichi at Grand Falls Sept. 24 - Yarmouth at Truro Sept.

24 - Campbellton at Amherst Sept. 24 - Summerside at Miramichi An announcement will be made when the above games are rescheduled. The game on Friday between the Fredericton Red Wings and Edmundston Blizzard at Centre Jean Daigle will proceed as scheduled. Events Prince Edward Island The third annual Summerside Multiple Myeloma March that was scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24, has been postponed until Sunday, Sept.

25 at 1:30 p.m., at the Loyalist Country Inn. Discover Charlottetown is postponing the Street Feast Block Party until Oct. 7 and Oct.

8 The free two-day festival was set to take place on Sept. 23 and Sept. 24 and features unique creations and quirkiness from some of the city’s favourite local hangouts. The P.E.

I. Beer Festival is rescheduled for Feb. 10-11. The Living the Island Fundraiser Ceilidh for Hospice P.E.

I. that was set for Sept. 24 is cancelled. Hospice P.E.

I. will be reaching out to ticket buyers directly. Nova Scotia The management of the Hants County Exhibition has cancelled the second weekend of activities. In a social media post, staff said the safety of attendees, exhibitors, vendors, livestock, volunteers and crew comes first. Businesses and organizations Nova Scotia The Friday, Sept.

23 night shift at all Irving shipbuilding sites at the Halifax shipyard is cancelled. There is no production overtime scheduled for the weekend, with the exception of the identified essential personnel in facilities and maintenance. Newfoundland and Labrador The Port aux Basques and Ramea libraries will be closed Saturday, Sept 24. Share story: .