Ice Bulletins Montreal to Les Escoumins - 30-Day Outlook

SRCN01 CWIS 151400
Ice bulletin for the St. Lawrence River from Montreal to Les Escoumins including the Saguenay 
Fiord issued at 1400 UTC Monday January 15 2018 by Montreal Ice Centre of the Canadian Coast 
Guard.

General ice conditions: Medium and thin brash, grey, nilas and new from Montreal to Grondines, 
then medium and thin brash, grey-white and grey to Île d’Orléans, then thin brash, grey white, grey, 
nilas and new to Les Escoumins. In the Saguenay Fiord: grey, nilas and new from Tadoussac to Pte 
Claveau, then grey-white fast ice to Pte du Fort, then thin first year in fast ice to Ville La Baie.

Detailled ice conditions:
Montreal to Sorel
Trace to 1/10 thin brash
9/10 nilas and new

Sorel to S87
1/10 medium brash
2/10 thin brash
Trace grey-white
5/10 grey
2/10 nilas and new

S87 to Yamachiche
2/10 to 3/10 medium brash
2/10 thin brash
Trace thin first year
3/10 to 4/10 grey

Yamachiche to Champlain
Trace to 1/10 medium brash
2/10 thin brash
3/10 to 5/10 grey
2/10 to 4/10 nilas and new

Champlain to Pte à Basile
Trace to 2/10 medium brash
1/10 to 2/10 thin brash
1/10 to 2/10 thin first year
1/10 grey-white
1/10 to 2/10 grey
2/10 nilas and new

Pte à Basile Ste-Pétronille
Trace to 2/10 medium brash
1/10 to 2/10 thin brash
1/10 to 2/10 thin first year
1/10 grey-white
1/10 to 2/10 grey

Ste-Pétronille to Cap Maillard
1/10 to 2/10 medium brash
1/10 to 2/10 thin brash
1/10 to 2/10 grey
4/10 to 5/10 nilas and new

Cap Maillard to Cap aux Oies
Trace to 1/10 thin brash
2/10 grey-white
3/10 grey
4/10 nilas and new

Cap aux Oies to Île Blanche
2/10 grey-white
3/10 grey 
4/10 to 5/10 nilas and new

Île Blanche to Les Escoumins
1/10 grey-white
2/10 grey
5/10 to 6/10 nilas and new

Saguenay Fjord
Tadoussac to Pte Claveau
5/10 to 6/10 nilas and new

Pte Claveau to Pte du Fort
4/10 thin first year
6/10 grey-white
In fast ice

Pte du Fort to Ville La Baie
10/10 thin first year
In fast ice

Remarks
Pieces of fast ice may break away from the fast ice edges and drift into the shipping channel at any 
time between Montreal and Cap Brûlé.

Mariners are advised to navigate with extreme caution in the vicinity of and in ice infested waters 
as ice conditions may be more extensive and/or severe than reported.

This bulletin and more ice/weather products are available on web sites at the following addresses:
http://www.marinfo.gc.ca/en/glaces/index.asp
http://www.ec.gc.ca/glaces-ice/

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