Ice Bulletins Gulf of St. Lawrence - 30-Day Outlook

FICN17 CWIS 171445
Ice forecasts for the Gulf of St. Lawrence issued by Environment
Canada at 10:00 a.m. EST Wednesday 17 January 2018 for today tonight
and Thursday.
The next scheduled forecasts will be issued at 10:00 a.m. Thursday.

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4800N 6110W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4855N 6055W to 4940N
6125W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

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

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Pointe a Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
Tadoussac to Pointe a Michel.
9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice.

Fundy.
Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 2 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
Eastern Shore
Southwest Coast
Halifax Harbour and Approaches.
Ice free except open water along the coast.

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

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

Northumberland Strait - western half.
9 tenths grey ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice near Prince Edward Island and in the southern
section.

Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half.
Open water except 2 tenths new ice in the western section.

Gulf - Magdalen - western half.
Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice
in the western section.

Chaleur - Miscou - western half.
9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including 4 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.
5 tenths new ice except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice
along the southern Quebec coast.

Anticosti - western half.
9 tenths new ice except 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths
grey-white ice southwest of Anticosti Island.

Gulf - Port au Port.
Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
the Quebec coast.

Northeast Gulf.
Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along
parts of the northern coast.

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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