Ice Forecasts for the Gulf of St. Lawrence


* NOTE: Corrected and/or amended bulletins are listed first *

 
FICN17 CWIS 201445
Ice forecasts for the Gulf of St. Lawrence issued by Environment
Canada at 10:00 a.m. EST Saturday 20 January 2018 for today tonight
and Sunday.
The next scheduled forecasts will be issued at 10:00 a.m. Sunday.

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half.
9 plus tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice.

Pointe a Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
Tadoussac to Pointe a Michel.
6 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice.

Fundy.
Open water except 4 tenths grey ice in eastern sections.

Grand Manan
Lurcher
Browns Bank
Georges Bank
Lahave Bank
West Scotian Slope
Sable
East Scotian Slope
Laurentian Fan
Banquereau.
Ice free.

Southwestern Shore
Halifax Harbour and Approaches.
Open water.

Eastern Shore
Fourchu
Cabot Strait.
Open water except 2 tenths new ice in some bays.

Northumberland Strait - eastern half.
8 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the western section.

Northumberland Strait - western half.
9 tenths grey ice including a trace of first-year ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice near parts
of the coasts.

Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half.
Open water except 5 tenths new ice in the southern and northwestern
section.

Gulf - Magdalen - western half.
2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth
grey-white ice in the western section.

Chaleur - Miscou - western half.
9 plus tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9
plus tenths first-year ice along the southern coast east of
Bathurst.

Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half.
9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice.

Anticosti - eastern half.
2 tenths new ice except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice
along the Quebec coast.

Anticosti - western half.
9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice.

Gulf - Port au Port
Northeast Gulf.
Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
the north coast.

Southwest Coast.
Open water.

Contact ECAREG Canada via a Marine Communications and Traffic
Services Centre, for routing advice. The Gulf Ice Analysis chart can
be copied on 6915.1 KHZ at 1121 UTC and on 4416 KHZ at 2200 UTC.

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