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Weather cancels Port aux Basques to North Sydney ferry run


Snow squalls buffeted by gusting northerly winds combined to cancel Marine Atlantic’s 11:45 a.m. ferry crossing from Port aux Basques to North Sydney this morning.

While the 23:45 p.m. crossing is scheduled to depart on time, a weather alert remains in effect Friday night and into Saturday, which may impact future sailings. 

While the 23:45 p.m. crossing is scheduled to depart on time, a weather alert remains in effect Friday night and into Saturday, which may impact future sailings. 

Passengers are advised to continue to check with Marine Atlantic regularly for schedule updates.

Whiteout conditions in the wreckhouse and along the Trans-Canada Highway into Port aux Basques are lessening as the winds currently die down, but drifting snow and unexpected gusts are still affecting driving conditions. Motorists are advised to continue to use caution.

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