Part 2 Facilities Information

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2.1 Marine Communications and Traffic Services Centre

2.1.1 Halifax, Nova Scotia

MMSI: 003160016 
Call Sign: VCS
HOURS: H24
Radio Services in English and in French
For Radio Service call Halifax Coast Guard Radio.
For Vessel Traffic Services call Halifax Traffic or Fundy Traffic – refer to Part 3.

Coordinates

Mailing Address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge – MCTS Operations
Halifax MCTS Centre
10 Hudson Way
Dartmouth  NS  B2Y 3Z8

Telephone: 

902-426-9750 MCTS Operations
1-888-528-6444 MCTS Operations, Toll-Free
902-486-5472 Commercial Public Correspondence Service
902-426-9738 Officer-in-Charge
902-426-4956 ECAREG

Facsimile: 902-426-4483

Telex: 2101922510

Email: 

hlxecareg1@innav.gc.ca ECAREG Canada
Supervisor.MCTS-Halifax@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Halifax MCTS Centre VHF/DF Advisory Service

A VHF/DF Advisory Service is available to vessels within range of the receiver sites located at Cape Blomidon, Saint John, Tiverton, Yarmouth, Lockeport, Kingsburg, Sambro, Ecum Secum and Fox Island. Information concerning position, bearing and distance may be provided for use at the discretion of the user.

Table 2-1 - MCTS Halifax / VCS - Ship/Shore Communications

MCTS Halifax / VCS - Ship/Shore Communications
 Sites located atChannelFrequencies TransmitFrequencies ReceiveRemarks
Sambro 44°28′21″N
063°37′13″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch27
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch26 and Ch27: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

  2182J3E
2514J3E
2582J3E
 
Ecum Secum
44°57′53″N
062°08′56″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Kingsburg
44°16′32″N
064°17′15″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24, Ch26, 2118 and 2206: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

    2182
2118
2206
Fox Island
45°19′47″N
061°04′46″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24, Ch26, 2118 and 2206: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

    2182
2118
2206
Shannon Hill
44°41′03″N
063°36′35″W
Ch12
Ch14
Ch16
Ch70
     
Chebucto Head
44°30′26″N
063°31′24″W
Ch12
Ch14
Ch16
     
Yarmouth, NS
43°44′39″N
066°07′21″W
(Chebogue)
Ch14
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

  2182J3E
2538J3E
2582J3E
 
Lockeport, NS
43°39′49″N
065°07′47″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24, Ch26, 2142 and 2206: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

    2182
2142
2206
Saint John, NB
45°14'01″N
065°59′05″W
(Red Head)
Ch12
Ch14
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
Ch71
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Cape Blomidon, NS
45°13′55″N
064°24′05″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
Ch71
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Grand Manan, NB
44°36′03″N
066°54′22″W
Ch14
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Scotch Mountain, NB
(NAD 27)
45°45′48″N
065°47′36″W
Ch16
Ch27
Ch70
    Operational approximately mid-May to mid-November.

Ch27: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial system on shore.

Letite, NB
45°02′20″N
066°53′33″W
Ch14      
Tiverton, NS
44°23′40″N
066°13′36″W
Ch12
Ch14
Ch16
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Table 2-2 - MCTS Halifax / VCS - Broadcasts

MCTS Halifax / VCS – Broadcasts
Time UTCSiteFrequency or ChannelContents
01:40 Chebogue 2749J3E Radiotelephony (English followed by French)
  • Technical marine forecasts synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201 to 214.
  • U.S. weather forecasts for Coastal Waters – Eastport to Schoodic Point, Maine and Offshore Waters – Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line.
  • Notices to Shipping in areas Bay of Fundy, South and West Coast Nova Scotia.
02:40 Sambro 2749J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201 to 214.
  • Notices to Shipping in South Coast Nova Scotia area.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
03:20 Chebogue 518F1B NAVTEX: (U) English
  • Notices to Shipping.
03:30 Chebogue 490F1B NAVTEX: (V) French
  • Notices to Shipping.
07:20 Chebogue 518F1B NAVTEX: (U) English
  • Weather and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 and 208.
  • U.S. weather forecast for Coastal Waters - Eastport to Schoodic Point, Maine.
07:30 Chebogue 490F1B NAVTEX: (V) French
  • Weather and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 and 208.
08:10 Sambro 2749J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201 to 214.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
10:40 Chebogue 2749J3E Radiotelephony (English followed by French)
  • Technical marine synopsis forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201 to 214.
  • U.S. weather forecasts for Coastal Waters – Eastport to Schoodic Point, Maine and Offshore Waters – Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available)
11:20 Chebogue 518F1B NAVTEX: (U) English
  • Weather and seastate forecasts for marine areas: 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 and 208.
  • U.S. weather forecast for Coastal Waters – Eastport to Schoodic Point, Maine.
11:30 Chebogue 490F1B NAVTEX: (V) French
  • Weather and seastate forecasts for marine areas: 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 and 208.
15:20 Chebogue 518F1B NAVTEX: (U) English
  • Notices to Shipping.
15:30 Chebogue 490F1B NAVTEX: (V) French
  • Notices to Shipping.
15:40 Sambro 2749J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201 to 214.
  • Notices to Shipping in South Coast Nova Scotia area.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
16:40 Chebogue 2749J3E Radiotelephony (English followed by French)
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201 to 214.
  • U.S. weather forecasts for Coastal Waters – Eastport to Schoodic Point, Maine and Offshore Waters – Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line.
  • Notices to Shipping for areas Bay of Fundy, South and West Coast Nova Scotia.
19:20 Chebogue 518F1B NAVTEX: (U) English
  • Weather and seastate forecasts for marine areas: 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 and 208.
  • U.S. weather forecast for Coastal Waters – Eastport to Schoodic Point, Maine.
19:30 Chebogue 490F1B NAVTEX: (V) French
  • Weather and seastate forecasts for marine areas: 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 and 208.
20:40 Chebogue 2749J3E Radiotelephony (English followed by French)
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201 to 214.
  • U.S. weather forecasts for Coastal Waters – Eastport to Schoodic Point, Maine and Offshore Waters – Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
21:20 Sambro 2749J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201 to 214. 
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
23:20 Chebogue  518F1B NAVTEX: (U) English
  • Weather and seastate forecasts for marine areas: 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 and 208.
  • U.S. weather forecasts for Coastal Waters – Eastport to Schoodic Point, Maine.
23:30 Chebogue 490F1B NAVTEX: (V) French
  • Weather and seastate forecasts for marine areas: 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 and 208.
Continuous Sambro
Fox Island
Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201 to 214.
  • Notices to Shipping in South Coast Nova Scotia area.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Ecum
Secum
Ch83B
Continuous Red Head Ch21B Radiotelephony (English followed by French)
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 201 to 214.
  • U.S. weather forecasts for Coastal Waters – Eastport to Schoodic Point, Maine and Offshore Waters – Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line.
  • Notices to Shipping for areas Bay of Fundy, South and West Coast Nova Scotia.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Chebogue
Cape Blomidon
Ch83B

2.1.2 Iqaluit, Nunavut

MMSI: 003160023 
Call Sign: VFF
HOURS: H24
Services in English and in French.
Open from approximately mid-May until late-December.
Opening and closing will be announced by Notice to Shipping.
For Radio Services call Iqaluit Coast Guard Radio.

Coordinates

Mailing Address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge – MCTS Operations
Iqaluit MCTS Centre / NORDREG CANADA
P.O. Box 189
Iqaluit  NU  X0A 0H0

Telephone: 

867-979-5269 MCTS Operations (East)
867-979-0310 MCTS Operations (West)
867-979-5724 NORDREG Operations
867-979-5260 Officer-in-Charge (Administration)

Facsimile: 867-979-4264 MCTS/NORDREG Operations

Telex (Telefax): 063-15529 NORDREG CDA

Email:

IQANORDREG@INNAV.GC.CA (East)
Iqamck01@innav.gc.ca (West)

Public correspondence services are no longer available.

Table 2-3 - MCTS Iqaluit / VFF – Ship/Shore Communications

MCTS Iqaluit / VFF - Ship/Shore Communications
Sites located atChannelFrequencies Transmit Frequencies ReceiveRemarks
Iqaluit 
63°43′52″N
068°32′32″W
Ch16
Ch26
    This site is operational approximately mid-June to late-December.
  2182J3E 2182
  2582J3E 2206
403 4363J3E 4071
603 6507J3E 6206
812 8752J3E 8228
1201 13077J3E 12230
  4207.5F1B
6312.0F1B
8414.5F1B
12577.0F1B
16804.5F1B
4177.5F1B
6268F1B
8376.5F1B
12520F1b
16695F1B
4207.5
6312.0
8414.5
12577.0
16804.5
4177.5
6268
8376.5
12520
16695
  4125J3E
6215J3E
8291J3E
12290J3E
16420J3E
4125
6215
8291
12290
16420
Churchill
58°46′29″N
094°11′22″W
Ch16
Ch26
    Operational only during navigation season. July 1 to October 31, approximately.
Killinek
60°25′27″N
064°50′30″W
  2182J3E 2182 This site is operational approximately early July to mid-December.
  2514J3E 2118
  2582J3E 2206
403 4363J3E 4071
Coral Harbour
64°09′01″N
083°22′22″W
  2182J3E 2182 This site is operational mid-July to late-October.
  2514J3E 2118
  2582J3E 2206
403 4363J3E 4071
603 6507J3E 6206
812 8752J3E 8228
1201 13077J3E 12230
Resolute 
74°44′47″N
095°00′11″W
Ch16
Ch26
    This site is operational approximately mid-July to late-October.
  2182J3E 2182
  2582J3E 2206
403 4363J3E 4071
812 8752J3E 8228
    4207.5
6312.0
8414.5
12577.0
16804.5
    4177.5
6268
8376.5
12520
16695
    4125
6215
8291
12290
16420
Hay River
60°50′27″N 
115°46′12″W
403 4363J3E 4071 This site is operational approximately mid-May to late-October.
  5803J3E 5803
  6218.6J3E 6218.6
601 6501J3E 6200
826 8794J3E 8270
Yellowknife
62°25′45″N 
114°24′44″W
Ch16
Ch85
    This site is operational approximately mid-May to late-October.
Enterprise
60°36′30″N 
116°13′13″W
Ch16
Ch26
    This site is operational approximately mid-May to late-October.
Inuvik
68°19′30″N 
133°35′47″W


2182J3E 2182 This site is operational approximately mid-May to late-October.
  2558J3E 2142
403 4363J3E 4071
  5803J3E 5803
  6218.6J3E 6218.6
601 6501J3E 6200
826 8794J3E 8270
1201 13077J3E 12230
Parson's Lake
68°53′38″N 
133°56′31″W
Ch16
Ch26
    This site is operational approximately mid-May to late-October.
Cambridge Bay
69°06′53″N 
105°01′11″W
Ch16
Ch26
    This site is operational approximately early July to mid-October.
  2182J3E 2182
  2558J3E 2142
403 4363J3E 4071
  5803J3E 5803
601 6501J3E 6200
826 8794J3E 8270

Table 2-4 - MCTS Iqaluit /VFF - Broadcasts

MCTS Iqaluit / VFF Broadcasts
Time UTCSiteFrequency or ChannelContents
01:00 Resolute 3253J3C Radiofacsimile: Weather Charts
  • Marine Surface Analysis (Arctic).
  • Marine Wind Prognosis (Arctic) (experimental product).
  • Regional Marine Wind Prognosis (on request).
Iqaluit 7710J3C
01:10 Coral Harbour 2514J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 150, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 162, 163, 310, 311 and 312.
  • Following areas on request: 151, 152, 153, 154, 160, 161 and 164.
  • Notices to Shipping for all NORDREG waters east of 106W and along the Labrador coast southward to 58N.
Coral Harbour 6507J3E
01:15 Inuvik 5803kHz Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis for Western Arctic waters (if applicable for Mackenzie River and Great Slave Lake area) available on request.
  • Marine forecast for Great Slave Lake (Area 180).
  • Marine forecast for Mackenzie River (Area 110).
  • ODAS Weather Buoys 45141 and 45150.
  • Mackenzie Stage Forecast (Mackenzie/Strong Point, Liard at Fort Liard, Liard at Liard Mouth, Mackenzie at Fort Simpson, Mackenzie at Norman Wells, Mackenzie at Sans Sault, Mackenzie at Fort Good Hope).
  • Notices to Shipping (Mackenzie Delta, Mackenzie River and Great Slave Lake).
Hay River 4363J3E
Parson's Lake and Enterprise Ch26
Yellowknife Ch85
02:00 Resolute 3253J3C Radiofacsimile: Ice Charts

Transmitted from Resolute:
Ice analysis – Baffin Bay, Approaches to Resolute, Resolute-Byam, Eureka Sound, McClure Strait, Parry Channel and Queen Maud.

Transmitted from Iqaluit:
Ice analysis – Hudson Bay south, Hudson Bay north, Hudson Strait, Foxe Basin, Labrador Coast, Davis Strait, Baffin Bay.

Iqaluit 7710J3C
02:00 Inuvik 8456J3C Radiofacsimile
  • Marine wind prognosis (availability of charts may vary depending on shipping).
  • Ice analysis (mid-July to October 15) Amundsen Gulf, Queen Maud and McClure Strait.
  • Ice analysis Beaufort Sea/Alaskan Coast.

Note: also available on request.

02:05 Coral Harbour / Killinek 2514J3E Radiotelephony
  • Ice boundary information.
  • Ice forecasts for marine areas: 125, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 162, 163, 228, 229, 230, 310, 311 and 312.

Other bulletins on request.

Iqaluit / Resolute 2582J3E
Iqaluit / Resolute 4363J3E
Iqaluit / Resolute Ch26
Coral Harbour / Iqaluit 6507J3E
02:35 Cambridge Bay 4363J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis for Western Arctic waters available on request.
  • Marine forecasts for areas 111 to 122 inclusive.
  • Alaska marine forecast.
  • Notices to Shipping.
  • Mackenzie Delta.
  • Canadian waters west of 90°W.

Note: ice conditions and forecasts available on request.

Inuvik 6218.6J3E
Parson's Lake and Cambridge Bay Ch26
03:00 Iqaluit 490F1B NAVTEX: (S) French
  • Weather forecasts for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
03:10 Iqaluit 518F1B NAVTEX: (T) English
  • Weather forecasts for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
03:30 Iqaluit 8416.5F1B HF NBDP
  • METAREA bulletins for areas 100 to 108, 111 to 142, 153, 154, 170 to 173, and 175 to 177.
  • NAVAREA warnings for NAVAREAs XVII and XVIII.
06:00 Iqaluit 3253J3C Radiofacsimile: Weather Charts
  • Marine Surface Analysis (Arctic).
  • Marine wind prognosis (Arctic) (experimental product).
  • Regional Marine Wind Prognosis (on request).
Resolute 7710J3C
06:00 Inuvik 4292J3C Radiofacsimile
  • Marine wind prognosis (availability of charts may vary depending on shipping).
  • Ice Analysis (mid-July to October 15) Amundsen Gulf, Queen Maud and McClure Strait.
  • Ice analysis Beaufort Sea/Alaskan Coast.

Note: also available on request.

07:00 Iqaluit 3253J3C Radiofacsimile: Ice Charts

Transmitted from Resolute:
Ice analysis: Baffin Bay, Approaches to Resolute, Resolute-Byam, Eureka Sound, McClure Strait, Parry Channel and Queen Maud.

Transmitted from Iqaluit:
Ice analysis: Hudson Bay south, Hudson Bay north, Hudson Strait, Foxe Basin, Labrador Coast, Davis Strait, Baffin Bay.

Resolute 7710J3C
07:00 Iqaluit 490F1B NAVTEX: (S) French
  • Safety Notice to Shipping for NORDREG waters bound by marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
  • Ice hazard bulletin for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
07:10 Iqaluit 518F1B NAVTEX: (T) English
  • Safety Notice to Shipping for NORDREG waters bound by marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
  • Ice hazard bulletin for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
10:00 Resolute 3253J3C Radiofacsimile: Weather Charts
  • Marine Surface Analysis (Arctic).
  • Marine wind prognosis (Arctic) (experimental product).
  • Regional Marine Wind Prognosis (on request).
Iqaluit 7710J3C
11:00 Resolute 3253J3C Radiofacsimile: Ice Charts

Transmitted from Resolute:
Ice Analysis: Baffin Bay, Approaches to Resolute, Resolute-Byam, Eureka Sound, McClure Strait, Parry Channel and Queen Maud.

Transmitted from Iqaluit:
Ice Analysis: Hudson Bay south, Hudson Bay north, Hudson Strait, Foxe Basin, Labrador Coast, Davis Strait, Baffin Bay.

Iqaluit 7710J3C
11:00 Iqaluit  490F1B NAVTEX: (S) French
  • Weather forecast for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
11:10 Iqaluit 518F1B NAVTEX: (T) English
  • Weather forecast for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
12:40 Resolute 2582J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 125, 135, 136, 137 and 138.
  • Notices to Shipping for all NORDREG waters east of 106W and along the Labrador coast southward to 58N.
  • Weather forecasts and summaries are available on request for other areas.
Resolute 4363J3E
Resolute Ch26
13:15 Inuvik 5803J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis for Western Arctic waters (if applicable for Mackenzie River and Great Slave Lake area) available on request.
  • Marine forecast for Great Slave Lake (Area 180).
  • Marine forecast for Mackenzie River (Area 110).
  • ODAS Weather Buoys 45141 and 45150.
  • Mackenzie Stage Forecast (Mackenzie/Strong Point, Liard at Fort Liard, Liard at Liard Mouth, Mackenzie at Fort Simpson, Mackenzie at Norman Wells, Mackenzie at Sans Sault, Mackenzie at Fort Good Hope).
  • Notice to Shipping (Mackenzie Delta, Mackenzie River and Great Slave Lake).
Hay River 4363J3E
Parson's Lake and Enterprise Ch26
Yellowknife Ch85
13:20 Coral Harbour 2514J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 150, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 162, 163, 310, 311 and 312.
  • Following areas on request: 151, 152, 153, 154, 160, 161 and 164.
  • Notices to Shipping for all NORDREG waters east of 106W and along the Labrador coast southward to 58N.
Coral Harbour 6507J3E
14:10 Killinek 2514J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for areas: 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 228, 229 and 230.
  • Following areas on request: 137, 138 and 150.
  • Notices to Shipping for all NORDREG waters east of 106W and along the Labrador coast southward to 58N.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Iqaluit 2582J3E
Iqaluit 4363J3E
Iqaluit 6507J3E
Iqaluit Ch26
14:35 Cambridge Bay 4363J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis for Western Arctic waters available on request.
  • Forecasts for marine areas 111 to 122 inclusive.
  • Alaska marine forecast.
  • Notices to Shipping.
  • Mackenzie Delta.
  • Canadian waters west of 90°W.

Note: ice conditions and forecasts available on request.

Inuvik 6218.6J3E
Parson's Lake and Cambridge Bay Ch26
15:00 Iqaluit 490F1B NAVTEX: (S) French
  • Weather forecasts for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
15:10 Iqaluit 518F1B NAVTEX: (T) English
  • Weather forecasts for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
15:30 Iqaluit 8416.5F1B HF NBDP
  • METAREA bulletins for areas 100 to 108, 111 to 142, 153, 154, 170 to 173, and 175 to 177.
  • NAVAREA warnings for NAVAREAs XVII and XVIII.
16:30 Inuvik 8456J3C Radiofacsimile
  • Marine surface analysis (availability of charts may vary depending on shipping).
  • Ice analysis (mid-July to October 15) Amundsen Gulf, Queen Maud and McClure Strait.
  • Ice analysis Beaufort Sea/Alaskan Coast.

Note: also available on request.

17:05 Coral Harbour / Killinek 2514J3E Radiotelephony
  • Ice boundary information.
  • Ice forecasts for marine areas: 125, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 162, 163, 228, 229, 230, 310, 311 and 312 for Hudson Bay and Foxe Basin.
  • Other bulletins on request.
Iqaluit / Resolute 2582J3E
Iqaluit / Resolute 4363J3E
Iqaluit / Resolute Ch26
Coral Harbour / Iqaluit 6507J3E
19:00 Iqaluit 490F1B NAVTEX: (S) French
  • Safety Notice to Shipping for NORDREG waters bound by marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
  • Ice hazard bulletin for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
19:10 Iqaluit 518F1B NAVTEX: (T) English
  • Safety Notice to Shipping for NORDREG waters bound by marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
  • Ice hazard bulletin for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
21:00 Iqaluit 3253J3C Radiofacsimile: Weather Charts
  • Marine Surface Analysis (Arctic).
  • Marine Wind Prognosis (Arctic) (experimental product).
  • Regional Marine Wind Prognosis (on request).
Resolute 7710J3C
21:00 Inuvik 4292J3C Radiofacsimile
  • Marine surface analysis (availability of charts may vary depending on shipping).
  • Ice analysis (mid-July to October 15) Amundsen Gulf, Queen Maud and McClure Strait.
  • Ice analysis Beaufort Sea/Alaskan Coast.

Note: also available on request.

22:00 Iqaluit 3253J3C Radiofacsimile: Ice Charts

Transmitted from Resolute:
Ice analysis – Baffin Bay, Approaches to Resolute, Resolute-Byam, Eureka Sound, McClure Strait, Parry Channel and Queen Maud.

Transmitted from Iqaluit:
Ice analysis – Hudson Bay south, Hudson Bay north, Hudson Strait, Foxe Basin, Labrador Coast, Davis Strait, Baffin Bay.

Resolute 7710J3C
22:35 Killinek 2514J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 228, 229 and 230.
  • Following areas on request: 137, 138 and 150.
  • Notices to Shipping for all NORDREG waters east of 106W and along the Labrador coast southward to 58N.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Iqaluit 2582J3E
Iqaluit 4363J3E
Iqaluit 6507J3E
Iqaluit Ch26
23:00 Iqaluit 490F1B NAVTEX: (S) French
  • Weather forecast for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
23:10 Iqaluit 518F1B NAVTEX: (T) English
  • Weather forecast for marine areas: 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149 and 150.
23:10 Resolute 2582J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas 125, 135, 136, 137 and 138.
  • Notices to Shipping for all NORDREG waters east of 106W and along the Labrador coast southward to 58N.

Weather forecasts and summaries are available on request for other areas.

Resolute 4363J3E
Resolute Ch26

 

MCTS Iqaluit / VFF – Radiofacsimile Transmission Details

Modulation: J3C (FM)
Drum speed: 120 rpm 
Index of cooperation: 576
Power: 1 KW

Frequencies: 3251.1 kHz, 7708.1 kHz (USB)
Frequencies: 3253 kHz, 7710 kHz (FSK)
Frequencies: 4290.1 kHz, 8454.1 kHz (USB)
Frequencies: 4292 kHz, 8456 kHz(FSK)

For correct reception of this broadcast on WMO standard facsimile recorders requiring 2300 Hz for White and 1500 Hz for Black with a 1900 Hz centre frequency, radio receivers should be tuned in the UPPER SIDEBAND MODE to the ABOVE frequencies.

2.1.3 Labrador (Goose Bay), Newfoundland and Labrador

MMSI: 003160022 
Call Sign: VOK
HOURS: H24
Services in English only.
For Radio Services call Labrador Coast Guard Radio.
For Vessel Traffic Services call Belle Isle Traffic - refer to Part 3.

Coordinates

Mailing Address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge – MCTS Operations
Labrador MCTS Centre
P.O. Box 720 Station C
Goose Bay  NL  A0P 1C0

Telephone: 

709-896-2252 MCTS Operations
709-896-0277/0278 Commercial Public Correspondence Service
709-896-5817 Officer-in-Charge

Facsimile: 709-896-8455

Email: Safety.Labrador@innav.gc.ca

Table 2-5 - MCTS Labrador / VOK - Ship/Shore Communications

MCTS Labrador / VOK – Ship/Shore Communications
Sites located atChannelFrequencies TransmitFrequencies ReceiveRemarks
Cartwright
53°42′30″N
057°01′17″W




407
2182J3E
2514J3E
2538J3E
2582J3E
4375.0J3E
2182
2118
2142
2206
4083.0
407, 2118, 2142, 2206 and 4083.0: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Hopedale
55°27′24″N
060°12′30″W




407
605
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
2182J3E
2514J3E
2538J3E
2582J3E
4375.0J3E
6513J3E
2182
2118
2142
2206
4083.0
6212
407, 605, Ch26, 2118, 2142, 2206, 4083.0 and 6212: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Cartwright
53°43′38″N
056°58′06″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Goose Bay
53°18′12″N
060°31′27″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Nain
56°32′49″N
061°42′49″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
St. Anthony
(Newfoundland)
51°30′00″N
055°49′26″W
  2182J3E
2514J3E
2582J3E
2182
2118
2206
2118 and 2206: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Comfort Cove
(Newfoundland)
49°16′26″N
054°52′32″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore. 
Twillingate
(Newfoundland)
49°41′10″N
054°48′00″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

L'Anse aux Meadows
(Newfoundland)
51°34′20″N
055°29′27″W
Ch14
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Conche
(Newfoundland)
50°53′41″N
055°53′03″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Fox Harbour
52°22′10″N
055°39′42″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Table 2-6 - MCTS Labrador / VOK - Broadcasts

MCTS Labrador / VOK – Broadcasts
Time UTCSiteFrequency or ChannelContents
01:07 St. Anthony 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 235, 237 and 238.
  • Ice conditions and forecast for the East Coast of Newfoundland, and the Labrador Coast, south of 54N.
  • Iceberg Bulletin – Newfoundland Coast and Strait of Belle Isle.
01:37 Cartwright 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 235, 237 and 238.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions for Labrador Coast.
Hopedale 2598J3E
03:50 Labrador 518F1B NAVTEX: (X)
  • Weather.
07:50 Labrador 518F1B NAVTEX: (X)
  • Weather.
09:07 St. Anthony 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 235, 237 and 238.
  • Ice conditions and forecast for the East Coast of Newfoundland and the Labrador Coast, south of 54N.
  • Iceberg Bulletin – Newfoundland East Coast and Strait of Belle Isle.
10:07 Cartwright 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 235, 237 and 238.
  • Ice conditions and forecast for Labrador Coast.
Hopedale
11:07 Cartwright 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Notices to Shipping:
    • Nearshore – Belle Isle to Cape Chidley.
    • Offshore – North Atlantic, Cape Bauld to Cape Chidley.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Hopedale
11:50 Labrador 518F1B NAVTEX: (X)
  • Notices to Shipping.
12:37 St. Anthony 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Notices to Shipping for an area bounded by Flower's Cove to the west, Cartwright to the north and Cape Freels to the southeast.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
13:37 St. Anthony 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 235, 237 and 238.
14:37 Cartwright 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 235, 237 and 238.
  • Ice conditions and forecast for Labrador Coast.
Hopedale
15:50 Labrador 518F1B NAVTEX: (X)
  • Weather.
19:07 St. Anthony 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Notices to Shipping for an area bounded by Flower's Cove to the west, Cartwright to the north and Cape Freels to the southeast.
  • Ice conditions and forecast for the East Coast of Newfoundland, and the Labrador Coast, south of 54N.
  • Iceberg Bulletin – Newfoundland East Coast and Strait of Belle Isle.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
19:37 St. Anthony 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 235, 237 and 238.
19:50 Labrador 518F1B NAVTEX: (X)
  • Weather.
20:37 Cartwright 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 235, 237 and 238.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions for Labrador Coast.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Hopedale
23:07 Cartwright 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Notices to Shipping:
    • Nearshore – Belle Isle to Cape Chidley.
    • Offshore – North Atlantic, Cape Bauld to Cape Chidley.
Hopedale
23:50 Labrador 518F1B NAVTEX: (X)
  • NOTSHIPs (summer) Ice (winter).
Continuous Labrador North Cartwright
Nain
Ch83B Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 235, 237 and 238.
  • Actual weather observations (when available) for the following sites: Goose Bay – Cartwright – Makkovik – Hopedale – Nain – Mary’s Harbour.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions for Labrador Coast.
  • Notices to Shipping: Belle Isle to Cape Chidley.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Goose Bay
Hopedale
Ch21B
Continuous Labrador South Conche
Fox Harbour
Comfort Cove
Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 235, 237 and 238.
  • Actual weather observations (when available) for the following sites: St. Anthony Airport – Englee – La Scie – Blanc Sablon – Mary’s Harbour – Twillingate – Pool’s Island – St. Anthony’s Harbour.
  • Notices to Shipping for an area bounded by Flower's Cove to the west, Cartwright to the north and Cape Freels to the southeast.
  • Ice conditions and forecast for the East Coast of Newfoundland, and the Labrador Coast, south of 54N.
  • Iceberg Bulletin – Newfoundland East Coast and Strait of Belle Isle.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
L'Anse aux Meadows
Twillingate
Ch83B

 2.1.4. Les Escoumins, Quebec

MMSI: 003160026 
Call Sign: VCF
HOURS: H24 
Services in English and in French.
For Radio Services call Les Escoumins Coast Guard Radio.
For Vessel Traffic Services call Escoumins Traffic – refer to Part 3.

Coordinates

Mailing Address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge – MCTS Operations
Les Escoumins MCTS Centre
35 Otis Street
Les Escoumins  QC  G0T 1K0

Telephone: 

418-233-2194 MCTS Operations
418-233-3451 Coast Guard Radio
418-233-3556 Public Correspondence Service
418-233-3483 ECAREG Canada
418-233-2308 Notices to Shipping Office
418-233-2854 Officer-in-Charge (administration)

Facsimile: 418-233-3299

Email: 

safety.escoumins@innav.gc.ca (Coast Guard Radio)
ecareg.escoumins@innav.gc.ca (ECAREG Canada)
opsavis@dfo-mpo.gc.ca (Notices to Shipping Office)

Les Escoumins MCTS Centre VHF Direction Finding Advisory Service:

A VHF/DF advisory service is available to vessels in difficulty within range of the receiver sites located at Rivière-au-Renard, Cap-aux-Meules, Havre St-Pierre, Natashquan, Newport, Heath-Point, Mont-Louis, Lac Daigle (Sept-Îles) and Grosses-Roches. Information concerning position, bearing and distance may be provided for use at the discretion of the user.

Table 2-7 - MCTS Les Escoumins / VCF - Ship/Shore Communications

MCTS Les Escoumins / VCF – Ship/Shore Communications
Sites located atChannelFrenquencies TransmitFrenquencies ReceiveRemarks
Rivière-au-Renard
49°00′29″N
064°24′00″W
Ch16
Ch27
    VHF Direction Finding Service is available.

Ch27, 2118 and 2206: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

    2182
2118
2206
Cap des Rosiers
48°51′40″N
064°12′53″W
  2182J3E
2514J3E
2582J3E
   
Cap-aux-Meules
47°23′14″N
061°51′40″W
Ch16
Ch27
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch27 and 2118: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

    2182
2118
2206
La Vernière
47°21′26″N
061°55′36″W
  2182J3E
2514J3E
2582J3E
   
Havre St-Pierre
50°16′15″N
063°40′44″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Natashquan
50°08′40″N
061°48′00″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore. 

  2182J3E
2582J3E
2182
2206
Harrington Harbour
50°30′00″N
059°29′17″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
La Romaine
50°12′57″N
060°41′13″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Forillon
48°50′02″N
064°15′30″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Carleton
48°08′00″N
066°07′20″W
Ch16
Ch70
Ch85
    Ch85: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Newport
48°13′37″N
064°47′33″W
Ch16
Ch70
Ch84
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch84: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Heath Point
49°05′05″N
061°42′09″W
Ch16
Ch84
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch84: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Mont-Louis
49°12′48″N
065°46′25″W
Ch14
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Lac Daigle
50°17′25″N
066°18′36″W
Ch14
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Grosses-Roches
48°54′50″N
067°06′37″W
Ch14
Ch16
Ch70
Ch84
    Ch84: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Mont-Joli
48°36′25″N
068°13′33″W
Ch9
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Les Escoumins
48°19′04″N
069°25′14″W
Ch9
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Rivière-du-Loup
47°45′35″N
069°36′19″W
Ch9
Ch16
Ch26
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Sacré-Coeur
48°12′50″N
069°52′14″W
Ch9
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Cap à l'Est
48°22′58″N
070°41′13″W
Ch9
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Table 2-8 - MCTS Les Escoumins / VCF - Broadcasts

MCTS Les Escoumins / VCF – Broadcasts
Time UTCSiteFrequency or ChannelContents
00:20 Moisie 518F1B NAVTEX: (C) English
  • Marine forecasts for areas: 215, 217 to 222 and 301 to 304.
    Note: Marine forecasts are replaced by ice information during ice season only.
00:30 Moisie 490F1B NAVTEX: (D) French
  • Marine forecasts for areas: 215, 217 to 222 and 301 to 304.
    Note: Marine forecasts are replaced by ice information during ice season only.
04:20 Moisie 518F1B NAVTEX: (C) English
  • Notices to Shipping.
04:30 Moisie 490F1B NAVTEX: (D) French
  • Notices to Shipping.
04:37 Natashquan
La Vernière
2598J3E
2749J3E
Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 215 to 221 and 301 to 302.
  • Wave height forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217, 219, 220, 221, 301 and 302.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
08:20 Moisie 518F1B NAVTEX: (C) English
  • Marine forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217 to 222 and 301 to 304.
08:30 Moisie 490F1B NAVTEX: (D) French
  • Marine forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217 to 222 and 301 to 304.
08:47 Natashquan
La Vernière
2598J3E
2749J3E
Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecast for marine areas: 215 to 221 and 301 to 302.
  • Wave height forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217, 219, 220, 221, and 301 to 302.
09:37 Natashquan
La Vernière
2598J3E
2749J3E
Radiotelephony
  • Notices to Shipping.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
  • Notice to Fish Harvesters (when available).
  • Ice Information.
12:20 Moisie 518F1B NAVTEX: (C) English
  • Weather forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217 to 222 and 301 to 304.
12:30 Moisie 490F1B NAVTEX: (D) French
  • Weather forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217 to 222 and 301 to 304.
14:07 Natashquan
La Vernière
2598J3E
2749J3E
Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecast for marine areas: 215 to 221, 301 and 302.
  • Wave height forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217, 219, 220, 221, 301 to 302.
16:20 Moisie 518F1B NAVTEX: (C) English
  • Notices to Shipping.
16:30 Moisie 490F1B NAVTEX: (D) French
  • Notices to Shipping.
17:37 Natashquan
La Vernière
2598J3E
2749J3E
Radiotelephony
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
  • Ice Reports.
  • Notices to Shipping.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and operation vessel.
20:20 Moisie 518F1B NAVTEX: (C) English
  • Marine forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217 to 222 and 301 to 304.
20:30 Moisie 490F1B NAVTEX: (D) French
  • Marine forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217 to 222 and 301 to 304.
23:17 Natashquan
La Vernière
2598J3E
2749J3E
Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 215 to 221, 301 and 302.
  • Wave height forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217, 219, 220, 221, 301 and 302.
  • Notice to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Continuous Forillon
Carleton
Natashquan
Cap-aux-Meules
Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Forecasts for marine areas: 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 301 and 302.
  • Notices to Shipping for the Gulf of St. Lawrence including the Magdalene Islands, the coast between Sept-Îles and Blanc Sablon, the southern shore of 66W eastward including the Baie des Chaleurs up to Miramichi beach.
  • Ice Reports.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
  • Wave height forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217, 219, 220, 221, 301 and 302.
Pointe Heath
Harrington
Harbour
Ch25B
Newport
Havre St-Pierre
La Romaine
Ch83B
Continuous Lac Daigle
Grosses-Roches
Cap à l'Est
Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Forecasts for marine areas: 219, 301, 302, 303, 304 and 305.
  • Notices to Shipping for the Saguenay River and the St. Lawrence River from Île aux Coudres to a line from Mingan to Cap Gaspé including Port Menier and the western point of Anticosti Island.
  • Ice information for the Saguenay River and the St. Lawrence River from Île aux Coudres to Cabot and Belle-Isle straits (when available).
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Mont-Louis
Mont-Joli
Sacré-Coeur
Ch83B

Hourly weather observations for certain specific locations, technical marine synopsis, other weather forecast areas and MAFOR codes are available upon request.

2.1.5 Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador

MMSI: 003160019 
Call Sign: VCP
HOURS: H24
Services in English only.
For Radio Service call Placentia Coast Guard Radio.
For Vessel Traffic Services call Placentia or St-John's Traffic - refer to Part 3.

Coordinates

Mailing Address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge – MCTS Operations
Placentia MCTS Centre
P.O. Box 389
Placentia  NL  A0B 2Y0

Telephone: 

709-227-2181/2182 MCTS Operations
1-844-592-2770 MCTS Operations Toll-Free
709-227-1027 Commercial Public Correspondence Service
709-227-5731 Officer-in-Charge

Facsimile: 709-227-5637

Email: Safety.Placentia@innav.gc.ca

Placentia MCTS Centre VHF/DF Advisory Service:

A VHF/DF Advisory Service is available to vessels in difficulty within range of the Fortune Head VHF peripheral site controlled from Placentia MCTS Centre. Bearing information to/from Fortune Head can be provided for use at the discretion of the user.

Table 2-9 - MCTS Placentia / VCP – Ship/Shore Communications

MCTS Placentia / VCP – Ship/Shore Communications
Sites located atChannelFrequencies TransmitFrequencies ReceiveRemarks
St. Lawrence
46°55′09″N
055°22′45″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
St. Lawrence
46°55′06″N
055°22′45″W
  2182J3E
2514J3E
2538J3E
2582J3E
2182
2118
2142
2206
2118 and 2206: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Cape Pine
46°37′00″N
053°31′58″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Fortune Head
47°04′02″N
055°50′52″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Hermitage
47°33′34″N
055°56′19″W
Ch16
Ch70
Ch85
     
Bay L'Argent
47°32′00″N
054°51′46″W
Ch16
Ch27
Ch70
     
Arnold's Cove
47°46′23″N
053°59′59″W
Ch12
Ch16
Ch70
     
Freshwater
47°15′44″N
053°59′03″W
Ch12
Ch14
Ch16
Ch70
Ch85
     
Cuslett
46°58′28″N
054°09′15″W
Ch14
Ch16
Ch70
     
St. John's
47°36′40″N
052°40′01″W
Ch11
Ch12
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26, 2118 and 2206: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
  2182J3E
2514J3E
2582J3E
2182
2118
2206
Cape Bonavista
48°41′48″N
053°05′18″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Victoria
47°49′54″N
053°18′05″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Lumsden
49°17′14″N
053°35′05″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore. 

Table 2-10 - MCTS Placentia / VCP - Broadcasts

MCTS Placentia / VCP – Broadcasts
Time UTCSiteFrequency or ChannelContents
00:07 St. John's 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237 and 238.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions East Newfoundland Coast south of Strait of Belle Isle and approaches.
00:48 St. Lawrence 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237 and 238.
  • Weather and Wave height forecasts for marine area 213.
02:20 St. John's 518F1B NAVTEX: (O)
  • Weather.
06:20 St. John's 518F1B NAVTEX: (O)
  • Weather (Notices to Shipping only in winter).
07:37 St. Lawrence 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237 and 238.
  • Weather forecasts for marine area 213.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions South Coast east of Penguin Island, East Coast to Cape Freels.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
08:37 St. John's 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237 and 238.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions East Newfoundland Coast south of Strait of Belle Isle and approaches.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
10:20 St. John's 518F1B NAVTEX: (O)
  • Weather (Notices to Shipping only in summer).
11:37 St. Lawrence 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Notices to Shipping Ramea Island to Cape Ballard.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
13:07 St. John's 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Notice to Shipping:
    • Nearshore – Cape Pine to Twillingate.
    • Offshore – North Atlantic to Cape Bauld.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
14:20 St. John's 518F1B NAVTEX: (O)
  • Weather.
16:07 St. Lawrence 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237 and 238.
  • Weather and Wave height forecasts for marine area 213.
16:37 St. John's 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237 and 238.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions East Newfoundland Coast south of Strait of Belle Isle and approaches.
18:07 St. Lawrence 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Notices to Shipping Ramea Island to Cape Ballard.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
18:20 St. John's 518F1B NAVTEX: (O)
  • Weather and wave height forecasts (summer) Ice (winter).
20:07 St. John's 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237 and 238.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions East Newfoundland Coast south of Strait of Belle Isle and approaches.
21:37 St. Lawrence 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237 and 238.
  • Weather forecasts for marine area 213.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions South Coast east of Penguin Island, East Coast to Cape Freels.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
22:07 St. John's 2598J3E Radiotelephony
  • Notices to Shipping:
    • Nearshore – Cape Pine to Twillingate.
    • Offshore – North Atlantic to Cape Bauld.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
22:20 St. John's 518F1B NAVTEX: (O)
  • Weather (winter) Notices to Shipping/Ice (summer).
Placentia North
Continuous
St. John's
Cape Bonavista
Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237 and 238.
  • Actual weather observations (when available) for the following sites: Pool’s Island – Bonavista – Grates Cove – St. John’s – Cape Race – Argentia
  • Ice Edge and Conditions East Newfoundland Coast south of Strait of Belle Isle and approaches.
  • Notices to Shipping Cape Pine to Twillingate.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Victoria Ch83B
Lumsden Ch28B
Placentia South
Continuous
St. Lawrence
Bay L'Argent
Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237 and 238.
  • Weather and wave height forecasts for marine area 213.
  • Actual weather observations (when available) for the following sites:
    Cape Race – Argentia – St. Pierre – Marticot – Sagona – St. Lawrence.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions South Coast east of Penguin Island, East Coast to Cape Freels.
  • Notices to Shipping Ramea Island to Cape Ballard.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
  • Notices to Shipping Placentia Bay and Approaches, Ferryland Head to Cape St. Mary's on Ch23B only.
Freshwater Ch23B
Hermitage Ch28B
Cape Pine
Fortune Head
Ch83B

2.1.6 Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador

MMSI: 003160018 
Call Sign: VOJ
HOURS: H24
Services in English and in French.
For Radio Services call Port aux Basques Coast Guard Radio.
For Vessel Traffic Services call Port aux Basques Traffic - refer to Part 3.

Coordinates

Mailing Address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge – MCTS Operations
Port aux Basques MCTS Centre
P.O. Box 99
Port aux Basques  NL  A0M 1C0

Telephone: 

709-695-2167 MCTS Operations
709-695-2167 Commercial Public Correspondence Service
709-695-2133 Officer-in-Charge
709-695-2168 NOTSHIP Desk

Facsimile: 709-695-7784

Email: PAXTFC@INNAV.GC.CA

Table 2-11 - MCTS Port aux Basques / VOJ - Ship/Shore Communications

MCTS Port aux Basques / VOJ – Ship/Shore Communications
Sites located atChannelFrequencies TransmitFrequencies ReceiveRemarks
Table Mountain
47°41′14″N
059°16′26″W
Ch11
Ch12
Ch16
Ch27
Ch70
    Ch27: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Stephenville
48°33′17″N
058°45′32″W
  2182J3E
2514J3E
2582J3E
2182
2118
2206
2118 and 2206: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Pine Tree
48°35′20″N
058°39′54″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Bonne Bay
49°36′10″N
057°57′28″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore. 
Mount Moriah
48°58′07″N
058°02′49″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    Ch24: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Ramea Island
47°30′45″N
057°24′31″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore. 
Pointe Riche
50°41′59″N
057°24′19″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Table 2-12 - MCTS Port aux Basques / VOJ - Broadcasts

MCTS Port aux Basques / VOJ – Broadcasts
Time UTCSiteFrequency or ChannelContents
02:07 Stephenville 2598J3E Radiotelephony (English followed by French)
  • Technical marine synopsis forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222 and 231.
  • Weather forecast and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217 and 219.
08:07 Stephenville 2598J3E Radiotelephony (English followed by French)
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222 and 231.
  • Weather forecast for marine areas: 215, 217 and 219.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions for marine areas Northeast Gulf, Gulf Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
12:07 Stephenville 2598J3E Radiotelephony (English followed by French)
  • Notices to Shipping from Penguin Island to Cape Norman including Labrador Coast between West Point (Red Bay) and the Québec/Labrador border.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
15:07 Stephenville 2598J3E Radiotelephony (English followed by French)
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222 and 231.
  • Weather forecast and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217 and 219.
18:37 Stephenville 2598J3E Radiotelephony (English followed by French)
  • Notices to Shipping from Penguin Island to Cape Norman including Labrador Coast between West Point (Red Bay) and the Québec/Labrador border.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions for marine areas Northeast Gulf, Gulf Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
21:07 Stephenville 2598J3E Radiotelephony (English followed by French)
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222 and 231.
  • Weather forecast for marine areas: 215, 217 and 219.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Continuous Ramea Island
Pointe Riche
Ch21B Radiotelephony (English)
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222 and 231.
  • Weather forecast and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217 and 219.
  • Actual weather observations (when available) for the following sites:
    St. Paul Island – Burgeo – Port aux Basques – Wreckhouse – Stephenville – Corner Brook – Rocky Harbour – Daniel’s Harbour – Ferolle Point – Blanc Sablon.
  • Notices to Shipping from Penguin Island to Cape Norman including Labrador between West Point (Red Bay) and the Québec/Labrador border.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions for marine areas Northeast Gulf, Gulf Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Table Mountain
Pine Tree
Mount Moriah
Ch28B
Bonne Bay Ch83B
Continuous Pointe Riche Ch23B Radiotelephony (French)
  • Technical marine synopsis, forecasts and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 220, 221, 222 and 231.
  • Weather forecast and wave height forecasts for marine areas: 215, 217 and 219.
  • Actual weather observations (when available) for the following sites:
    St. Paul Island – Burgeo – Port aux Basques – Wreckhouse – Stephenville – Corner Brook – Rocky Harbour – Daniel’s Harbour – Ferolle Point – Blanc Sablon.
  • Notices to Shipping from Penguin Island to Cape Norman including Labrador between West Point (Red Bay) and the Québec/Labrador border.
  • Ice Edge and Conditions for marine areas: Northeast Gulf, Gulf Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
Bonne Bay Ch21B
Pine Tree
Mount Moriah
Ch83B

2.1.7 Prescott, Ontario

MMSI: 003160029 
Call Sign: VBR
HOURS: H24
Services in English and in French.
For Radio Service call Prescott Coast Guard Radio.

Coordinates

Mailing Address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge – MCTS Operations
Prescott MCTS Centre
P.O. Box 1000
401 King Street West
Prescott  ON  K0E 1T0

Telephone: 

613-925-4471 MCTS Operations
613-925-0618 Officer-in-Charge
613-925-0666 NOTSHIP Desk

Facsimile: 613-925-4519

Email: 

vbr@dfo-mpo.gc.ca  Prescott MCTS
navarea17.18@innav.gc.ca Navarea XVII and XVIII
NotshipC&A@dfo-mpo.gc.ca Notship Desk
iqanordreg@innav.gc.ca  NORDREG (late December to mid-May)

Public correspondence services are no longer available.

Prescott MCTS Centre VHF Direction Finding Advisory Service:

A VHF/DF advisory service is available for vessels in difficulty in western Lake Ontario within range of the receiver sites located at Brougham, Cobourg and Trafalgar. Information concerning position, bearing and distance may be provided for use at the discretion of the user.

Table 2-13 - MCTS Prescott / VBR - Ship/Shore Communications

MCTS Prescott / VBR – Ship/Shore Communications
Sites located atChannelFrenquencies TransmitFrenquencies  ReceiveRemarks
Cornwall
45°01′06″N
074°43′47″W
Ch16
Ch70
Ch85
    Operational March 15 to December 31.
Cardinal
44°47′17″N
075°25′19″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch27
Ch70
    Operational March 15 to December 31.
Gananoque
44°23′59″N
075°58′23″W
Ch16
Ch85
    Operational March 15 to December 31.
Kingston
44°15′46″N
076°40′39″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
     
Cobourg
44°03′59″N
078°12′41″W
Ch16
Ch27
Ch70
Ch85
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.
Trafalgar
43°29′41″N
079°43′48″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.
Fonthill
43°03′11″N
079°18′42″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch27
Ch70
     
Orillia
44°34′40″N
079°17′40″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
     

Table 2-14 - MCTS Prescott / VBR - Broadcasts

MCTS Prescott / VBR – Broadcasts
Time UTCSiteFrequency or ChannelContents
01:10 Ferndale 518F1B NAVTEX: (H)
  • Notices to Shipping.
  • Ice (during ice season).
05:10 Ferndale 518F1B NAVTEX: (H)
  • Weather.
09:10 Ferndale 518F1B NAVTEX: (H)
  • Weather.
13:10 Ferndale 518F1B NAVTEX: (H)
  • Notices to Shipping.
  • Ice (during ice season).
17:10 Ferndale 518F1B NAVTEX: (H)
  • Weather.
21:10 Ferndale 518F1B NAVTEX: (H)
  • Weather.
Continuous
CMB East
Cardinal Ch21B Radiotelephony (English)
  • Localized Weather Warnings/Watches, Marine Weather Statements, Technical Marine Synopsis, Regular Marine Forecasts, MAFOR code, wave height forecasts and Extended Marine Forecasts for St. Lawrence River from Kingston to Montréal and Lake Ontario (Areas 309, 401 and 402).
  • Notices to Shipping in St. Lawrence River west of Melocheville, Lake Ontario east of 77 40 W, Trent River and portions of the Rideau Canal receiving coverage from the Kingston facilities.
  • Water level readings from Montréal Harbour, and Lake Ontario.
  • Ice forecast for Lake Ontario and Lake Erie.
Cornwall
Kingston
Ch83B
Continuous CMB West Cobourg Ch21B Radiotelephony (English)
  • Localized Weather Warnings/Watches, Marine Weather Statements, Technical Marine Synopsis, Regular Marine Forecasts, MAFOR code, wave height forecasts and Extended Marine Forecasts for Lake Ontario and Lake Erie (Areas 402 and 403).
  • Notices to Shipping in Lake Ontario and Lake Erie east of 080 20W and portions of the Trent-Severn waterway system receiving coverage from the Cobourg facilities.
  • Water level readings for Toronto Harbour, Lake Ontario and Lake Erie.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
  • Ice forecast for Lake Ontario and Lake Erie.
Fonthill Ch83B
Continuous Cardinal Ch28B Radiotelephony (French)
  • Localized Weather Warnings/Watches, Marine Weather Statements, Technical Marine Synopsis, Regular Marine Forecasts, MAFOR code and Extended Marine Forecasts for St. Lawrence River from Kingston to Montréal (Areas 309 and 401).
  • Notices to Shipping in the St. Lawrence River west of Melocheville.
  • Water level readings for Montréal Harbour.
  • Operational March 15 to December 31.
Cornwall
Kingston
Ch23B
Continuous Orillia Ch21B Radiotelephony (English)
  • Localized Weather Warnings/Watches, Marine Weather Statements, Technical Marine Synopsis, Regular Marine Forecasts, MAFOR code, wave height forecasts and Extended Marine Forecasts for Georgian Bay (Area 406).
  • Recreational Boating Forecast for Lake Simcoe (Area 481).
  • Current small craft weather reports.
  • Water level readings for Lake Huron.
  • Notices to Shipping for the Trent Severn waterway, and southern Georgian Bay contiguous from the Severn River to 080 00W.

2.1.8 Québec, Québec

MMSI: 003160027 
Call Sign: VCC
HOURS: H24
Services in English and in French.
For Radio Services call Québec Coast Guard Radio.
For Vessel Traffic Services call Québec Traffic - refer to Part 3.

Coordinates

Mailing Address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge – MCTS Operations
Québec MCTS Centre
101 Champlain Boulevard
Québec  QC  G1K 7Y7

Telephone: 

418-648-4427 MCTS Operations
418-648-7459 Officer-in-Charge

Facsimile: 418-648-7244

Email: QUERAA1@INNAV.GC.CA

Québec MCTS Centre VHF Direction Finding Advisory Service:

A VHF/DF advisory service is available to vessels in difficulty within range of the receiver sites located at Montmagny and Rivière-du-Loup. Information concerning position, bearing and distance may be provided for use at the discretion of the user.

Public correspondence services are no longer available.

Table 2-15 MCTS Québec / VCC - Ship/Shore Communications

MCTS Québec / VCC – Ship/Shore Communications
Sites located atChannelFrenquencies 
Transmit
Frenquencies 
Receive
Remarks
Lauzon
46°48′45″N
071°09′33″W
Ch12
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
     
Trois-Rivières
46°23′50″N
072°27′17″W
Ch13
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
     
Mont Bélair
46°49′22″N
071°29′45″W
Ch13
Ch16
Ch85
Ch70
     
Montmagny
46°55′42″N
070°30′45″W
Ch12
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.
Rivière-du-Loup
47°45′35″N
069°36′19″W
Ch12
Ch16
Ch70
Ch85
     
Sorel
46°02′45″N
073°06′52″W
Ch13
Ch16
     
Île-Charron
45°35'03"N
073°29'40"W
Ch10
Ch16
     
Mont Saint-Bruno
45°33'25"N
073°19'33"W
Ch10
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
Ch85
     
Mont Rigaud
45°27'00"N
074°17'48"W
Ch16
Ch70
Ch84
    Operational from mid-March until the end of December.
L'Acadie
45°19'17"N
073°18'34"W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
    Operational from May 1 to October 31.

Table 2-16 - MCTS Québec / VCC - Broadcasts

MCTS Québec / VCC – Broadcasts
Time UTCSiteFrequency or ChannelContents
Continuous Lauzon
Rivière-du-Loup
Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Forecasts for areas 303*, 305, 306, 307 and 308.
  • Notices to Shipping for Lac St. Pierre (Buoy S-100) up to Les Escoumins-Trois Pistoles.
  • Ice information for the St. Lawrence.
  • Seaway Radio Message.
Montmagny
Trois-Rivières
Ch83B
Continuous Mont St-Bruno Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for areas 308 and 309.
  • Water level Montréal, Sorel, Trois-Rivières, Pointe Claire, Ste Anne de Bellevue.
  • Notices to Shipping from Cornwall to buoy S-2 and from the entrance of the Outaouais River to buoy H-331.
  • Ice Reports.
  • Seaway Message.
Mont Rigaud Ch25B
Continuous Sorel Ch25B Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for areas 308 and 309.
  • Water level Montréal, Sorel, Trois-Rivières, Pointe Claire*, Ste Anne de Bellevue*.
  • Notices to Shipping.
  • Ice Reports.
  • Seaway Message.
Continuous L'Acadie Ch83B Radiotelephony
  • Forecasts for areas 308 and 309.
  • Water level Montréal, Sorel, Trois-Rivières, Pointe Claire*, Ste Anne de Bellevue*.
  • Notices to Shipping from the entrance of the Richelieu River to the US border including Missisquoi Bay.
  • Seaway Message.

Hourly weather observations for specific locations, technical marine synopsis, other weather forecast areas and MAFOR are available upon request.

*From May 1st to October 31st.

2.1.9 Sarnia, Ontario

MMSI: 003160030 
Call Sign: VBE
HOURS: H24
Services in English only.
For Radio Services call Sarnia Coast Guard Radio.
For Vessel Traffic Services call Sarnia Traffic – refer to Part 3.

Coordinates

Mailing Address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge - MCTS Operations
Sarnia MCTS Centre
P.O. Box 2778
Sarnia  ON  N7T 7W1

Telephone: 

519-336-4003 MCTS Operations
519-337-6572 Officer-in-Charge

Facsimile: 519-336-0229

Sarnia MCTS Centre VHF Direction Finding Advisory Service:

A VHF/DF advisory service is available for vessels in difficulty in Georgian Bay within range of receiver sites located at Tobermory, Cape Croker, Banks and Pointe au Baril. Position and/or bearing and distance information may be provided for use at the discretion of the recipient.

Public correspondence services are no longer available.

Table 2-17 - MCTS Sarnia / VBE - Ship/Shore Communications

MCTS Sarnia / VBE – Ship/Shore Communications
Sites located atChannelFrenquencies TransmitFrenquencies ReceiveRemarks
Sarnia
43°01′41″N
082°11′09″W
Ch11
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
Ch85
     
Kincardine
44°07′01″N
081°41′24″W
Ch11
Ch16
Ch27
Ch70
Ch85
     
Leamington
42°04′10″N
082°39′58″W
Ch12
Ch16
Ch27
Ch70
Ch85
     
Port Burwell
42°34′58″N
080°36′13″W
Ch12
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
Ch85
     
Grande Pointe
42°23′26″N
082°24′17″W
Ch11
Ch12
Ch16
Ch70
Ch85
     
Rondeau
42°25′22″N
081°50′40″W
Ch12
Ch16
Ch70
Ch85
     
Thunder Bay
48°26'02"N
089°18'06"W
Ch16
Ch70
Ch85
     
Horn
48°49'06"N
087°21'12"W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
     
Bald Head
47°39'37"N
084°47'39"W
Ch16
Ch27
Ch70
     
Sault Ste. Marie (Gros Cap)
46°32'16"N
084°34'54"W
Ch11
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
     
Silver Water
(Manitoulin Island)
45°54'03"N
082°54'50"W
Ch11
Ch16
Ch27
Ch70
     
Wiarton
44°44'50"N
081°06'44"W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
     
Meaford
44°30'56"N
080°34'00"W
Ch16
Ch70
Ch85
     
Tobermory
45°09'36"N
081°29'45"W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available
Killarney
45°58'05"N
081°29'22"W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch70
     
Pointe au Baril
45°33'53"N
080°19'02"W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Table 2-18 -MCTS Sarnia / VBE - Ship/Shore Communications serving Lake Winnipeg

MCTS Sarnia / VBE – Ship/Shore Communications serving Lake Winnipeg
Sites located atChannelFrenquencies TransmitFrenquencies ReceiveRemarks
Beaver Creek
51°23'21"N
096°54'25"W
Ch16
Ch26

    Operational May 15 to October 31
Fraserwood
50°34'47"N
097°13'56"W
Ch16
Ch19
    Operational May 15 to October 31
Jackhead
51°53'20"N
097°19'01"W
Ch16
Ch26
    Operational May 15 to October 31
Long Point
52°55'33"N
098°58'10"W

Ch16
Ch26
    Operational May 15 to October 31

Table 2-19 - MCTS Sarnia / VBE - Broadcasts

MCTS Sarnia / VBE – Broadcasts
Time UTCSiteFrequency or ChannelContents
02:30 Thunder Bay 518F1B NAVTEX: (P)
  • Weather.
06:30 Thunder Bay 518F1B NAVTEX: (P)
  • Notices to Shipping.
  • Ice (during ice season).
10:30 Thunder Bay 518F1B NAVTEX: (P)
  • Weather.
14:30 Thunder Bay 518F1B NAVTEX: (P)
  • Weather.
18:30 Thunder Bay 518F1B NAVTEX: (P)
  • Notices to Shipping.
  • Ice (during ice season).
22:30 Thunder Bay 518F1B NAVTEX: (P)
  • Weather.
Continuous
(CMB West)
Horn
Sault Ste. Marie
Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Weather Warning/Watches, Marine Weather Statements, Technical Marine Synopsis, Regular Marine Forecasts, MAFOR code (available upon request), Extended Marine Forecast and Wave Height Forecasts and for Lakes Superior, Huron, St Clair and Erie, and Georgian Bay.
  • Notices for Shipping for Lake Superior and the St. Mary’s River.
  • Water levels for Lakes Superior and Huron.
  • Ice forecast for Lakes Superior and Huron.
Thunder Bay
Bald Head
Ch83B
Continuous
(CMB East)
Tobermory
Killarney
Pointe au Baril
Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Weather Warnings/Watches, Marine Weather Statements, Technical Marine Synopsis, Regular Marine Forecasts, MAFOR code (available upon request), Extended Marine Forecast and wave height forecasts and for Lakes Superior, Huron, St Clair and Erie, and Georgian Bay.
  • Recreational boating forecast for the North Channel.
  • Notices to Shipping for Lake Huron north of latitude 44 00N, Georgian Bay (including Port Severn Lock), the North Channel and the St. Mary’s River.
  • Water levels for Lakes Superior and Huron.
  • Ice forecast for Lakes Superior and Huron.
Silver Water
Meaford
Ch83B
Continuous
(CMB North)
Sarnia Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Weather Warnings/Watches, Marine Weather Statements, Technical Marine Synopsis, Regular Marine Forecasts, MAFOR code (available upon request), Extended Marine Forecast and Wave Height Forecast and for Lakes Superior, Huron, St Clair and Erie, and Georgian Bay.
  • Notices to Shipping Lake Huron South of 45 10N, St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair and Detroit River.
  • Water levels for Lake Huron, Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie.
  • Ice forecast for Lakes Erie, St. Clair and Huron.
Kincardine Ch83B
Continuous
(CMB South)
Port Burwell Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Weather Warnings/Watches, Marine Weather Statements, Technical Marine Synopsis, Regular Marine Forecasts, MAFOR code (available upon request), Extended Marine Forecast and Wave Height Forecast and for Lakes Superior, Huron, St Clair and Erie, and Georgian Bay.
  • Notices to Shipping in St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair, Detroit River and Lake Erie West of 79 40W.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
  • Water levels for Lake Huron, Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie.
  • Ice forecast for Lakes Erie, St. Clair and Huron.
Leamington Ch83B

Table 2-20 - MCTS Sarnia / VBE - Lake Winnipeg Broadcasts

MCTS Sarnia / VBE - Lake Winnipeg Broadcasts
Time
UTC
SiteFrequency or 
Channel
Contents
01:40
08:40
12:40
16:40
21:40
Jackhead
Long Point
Beaver Creek
Ch26 Radiotelephony
  • Localized Weather Warnings/Watches, Marine Weather Statements, Technical Marine Synopsis, Regular Marine Forecasts, MAFOR code, Wave Height Forecasts and Extended Marine Forecasts for Lake Winnipeg.
  • Notices to Shipping
Fraserwood Ch19

2.1.10 Sydney, Nova Scotia

MMSI: 003160017 
Call Sign: VCO
HOURS: H24
Radio services in English and in French.
For Radio Services call Sydney Coast Guard Radio.
For Vessel Traffic Services call Canso Traffic – refer to Part 3.
For Vessel Traffic Services call Northumberland Traffic – refer to Part 3.

Coordinates

Mailing Address:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Canadian Coast Guard
Officer-in-Charge – MCTS Operations
Sydney MCTS Centre
1190 Westmount Road
Sydney  NS  B1R 2J6

Telephone: 

902-564-7751 MCTS Operations
1-800-686-8676 MCTS Operations Toll Free
902-564-2446 Commercial Public Correspondence Service
902-564-7752 Officer-in-Charge

Facsimile: 902-564-7662

Email: 

mctssyd@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
ecasdn@innav.gc.ca  ECAREG Canada

Sydney MCTS Centre VHF/DF Advisory Service:

A VHF/DF Advisory Service is available to vessels in difficulty within range of the receiver sites located at Port Caledonia, Cape North, Montague, North Cape and Cape Egmont. Information concerning position, bearing and distance may be provided for use at the discretion of the user.

Table 2-21 - MCTS Sydney / VCO – Ship/Shore Communications

MCTS Sydney / VCO - Ship/Shore Communications
Sites located atChannelFrequencies TransmitFrequencies 
Receive
Remarks
Port Caledonia
46°11′14″N
059°53′59″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

  2182J3E
2530J3E
2582J3E
   
Cape North
47°00′38″N
060°25′41″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Kilkenny Lake
46°13′29″N
060°10′06″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
  2182
2815
2206
Ch24, Ch26, 2815 and 2206: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
St. Columba
45°59′17″N
060°51′36″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Cheticamp (NAD 27)
46°34′39″N
060°59′10″W
Ch16
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
Montague, PEI
46°11′40″N
062°39′35″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.

Cape Egmont, PEI
46°24′08″N
064°08′02″W
Ch12
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore. 

Pointe Escuminac, NB
47°04′25″N
064°47′53″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore.
North Cape, PEI
47°03′27″N
063°59′55″W
Ch16
Ch24
Ch26
Ch70
    VHF Direction Finding service is available.

Ch24 and Ch26: Facilities are available for connecting ships directly to the commercial telephone system on shore. 

Eddy Point
45°30′52″N
061°15′15″W
Ch06
Ch11
Ch14
     

Table 2-22 MCTS Sydney / VCO - Broadcasts

MCTS Sydney / VCO - Broadcasts
Time UTCSiteFrequency or ChannelContents
00:40 Port Caledonia 2749J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 209, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 231 and 232.
  • Wave height forecasts for marine areas: 209, 213, 214, 215 and 217.
  • Notices to Shipping in areas Cape Breton Shore (covering Cabot Strait to Banquereau Bank), Gulf of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland South Coast, P.E.I. and Miramichi Bay.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
01:30 Port Caledonia 490F1B NAVTEX: (J) French
  • Weather (Ice only in winter).
02:40 Port Caledonia 518F1B NAVTEX: (Q) English
  • Notices to Shipping.
05:30 Port Caledonia 490F1B NAVTEX: (J) French
  • Wheather.
06:40 Port Caledonia 518F1B NAVTEX: (Q) English
  • Marine forecast.
07:40 Port Caledonia 2749J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 209, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 231 and 232.
  • Wave height forecasts for marine areas: 209, 213, 214, 215 and 217.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
09:30 Port Caledonia 490F1B NAVTEX: (J) French
  • Weather.
10:40 Port Caledonia 518F1B NAVTEX: (Q) English
  • Weather.
11:21 Sambro 6915.10J3C Radiofacsimile – Ice Charts
  • Ice Analysis Gulf of St. Lawrence.
11:42 Sambro 6915.10J3C Radiofacsimile – Ice Charts
  • Ice Analysis East or Southeast Newfoundland waters.
13:30 Port Caledonia 490F1B NAVTEX: (J) French
  • Notices to Shipping.
14:40 Port Caledonia 2749J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas 209, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 231 and 232.
  • Wave height forecast for marine areas 209, 213, 214, 215 and 217.
  • Notices to Shipping in areas Cape Breton Shore (covering Cabot Strait to Banquereau Bank), Gulf of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland South Coast, P.E.I. and Miramichi Bay.
  • Notice to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
14:40 Port Caledonia 518F1B NAVTEX: (Q) English
  • Notices to Shipping.
17:30 Port Caledonia 490F1B NAVTEX: (J) French
  • Weather.
17:41 Sambro 6915.10J3C Radiofacsimile – Ice Charts
  • Ice Analysis Iceberg limit.
18:40 Port Caledonia 518F1B NAVTEX: (Q) English
  • Weather.
20:10 Port Caledonia 2749J3E Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 209, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 231 and 232.
  • Wave height forecasts for marine areas: 209, 213, 214, 215 and 217.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
21:30 Port Caledonia 490F1B NAVTEX: (J) French
  • Notices to Shipping.
22:00 Sambro 4416J3C Radiofacsimile – Ice Charts
  • Ice Analysis Gulf of St. Lawrence.
22:40 Port Caledonia 518F1B NAVTEX: (Q) English
  • Weather (Ice only in winter).
23:31 Sambro 4416J3C Radiofacsimile – Ice Charts
  • Ice Analysis East or Southeast Newfoundland waters.
Continuous Port Caledonia
Point Escuminac
Montague
Ch21B Radiotelephony
  • Technical marine synopsis and forecasts for marine areas: 209, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 231 and 232.
  • Wave height forecasts for marine areas: 209, 213, 214, 215 and 217.
  • Notices to Shipping in areas Cape Breton Shore (covering Cabot Strait to Banquereau Bank), Gulf of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland South Coast, P.E.I. and Miramichi Bay.
  • Notices to Shipping revising the position of every reported offshore exploration and exploitation vessel.
  • Notices to Fish Harvesters (when available).
  • Ice forecasts for P.E.I. fish harvesters.
Cape North
Cape Egmont
Ch83B

2.2 Canal and Lock Operations

Table 2-23 - Atlantic Coast, Gulf and St. Lawrence River to Montréal, Eastern Arctic

Atlantic Coast, Gulf and St. Lawrence River to Montréal, Eastern Arctic
Name Coordinates Call SignClass of ServiceChannelRemarks
Canso Lock, NS
45°38′04″N
061°24′30″W
VAZ3
SC 16
11
Operated by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Canal traffic only. Continuous during navigation season.

2.3 Canal, Port and Lock Operations

Table 2-24 - Great Lakes (includes St. Lawrence River to Montréal)

Great Lakes (includes St. Lawrence River to Montréal)
Name Coordinates Call SignClass of ServiceChannelRemarks
Seaway, Beauharnois
Melocheville, QC
45°18′15″N
073°55′42″W
VDX20
SC 16
14
Operated by Seaway Authority. Ship traffic control only.
Seaway, Iroquois
Iroquois, ON
44°49′50″N
075°18′46″W
VDX21
SC 16
11
Operated by Seaway Authority. Ship traffic control only.
Seaway, Newcastle
Port Hope, ON
43°57′38″N
078°16′04″W
VDX72
SC 16
11
Operated by Seaway Authority. Ship Reports respecting dangers to navigation as required. Ship traffic control only.
Seaway
Newcastle
St. Catharines, ON
43°13′01″N
079°12′53″W
VDX70
SC 16
11
Operated by Seaway Authority. Ship Reports respecting dangers to navigation as required. Ship traffic control only.
Toronto, ON
43°38′31″N
079°22′44″W
XJF495
  16
12
14
All vessels, excepting small craft, entering, leaving or changing berths within the port of Toronto are requested to contact the Toronto Harbour Communications Centre (call sign XJF 495) directly on VHF Ch12 between the hours of 08:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday. At all times initial calls to the Harbour authority should be made on Ch16. Station operated by the Toronto Harbour Commission for ship traffic control only.
Burlington Canal Bridge, ON
43°17′48″N
079°47′42″W
XL146
SC 16
12
Operated by Department of Public Works. Ship traffic control only.
Hamilton, ON
43°17'00”N
079°50’00”W
XJF496
  16
12
All vessels, excepting small craft, entering, leaving or intending to move within the harbour should contact the Hamilton Harbour Master directly on Ch12. Ship traffic control only.
Seaway Welland
St. Catharines, ON
43°49'20"N
079°11'45"W
VDX22
SC 16
14
Operated by Seaway Authority. Ship traffic control only.
Seaway Long Point
Port Colborne, ON
42°53'15"N
079°14'57"W
VDX68
SC 16
11
Operated by Seaway Authority. Ship traffic control only.
Windsor,
ON
42°19'00"N
083°04'00"W
XJP56
  16
12
14
Operated by the Windsor Harbour Commission for ship traffic control only. Vessels should make initial calls directly on Ch14.
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Canal Lock
46°30'48"N
084°21'03"W
VDX23
SC 16
14
Operated by Parks Canada. This station is not continuously attended to enable it to receive communications from vessels. Vessels intending to enter the Canadian Sault Ste. Marie Canal will be directed to the Canal by arrangement with the lockmaster at the United States St. Mary's Falls Canal, normally by means of visual signals. Ship traffic control only.

Figure 2-1 VHF coverage – Great Lakes

Radiotelephone VHF coverage – Great Lakes (chart)

Text Description of Figure 2-1 VHF Coverage for the Great Lakes

Figure 2-2 VHF Coverage - Lake Winnipeg

VHF Coverage for Lake Winnipeg (chart)

Text Description of Figure 2-2 VHF Coverage for Lake Winnipeg

Figure 2-3 MCTS Network - Atlantic Region – Newfoundland and Labrador

MCTS Network: Centres and Sites - Atlantic Coast – Newfoundland region (chart)

Text Description of Figure 2-3 MCTS Network - Atlantic Region - Newfoundland and Labrador

Figure 2-4 MCTS Network - Atlantic Region – Maritimes

MCTS Network: Centres and Sites - Atlantic Coast – Maritimes region (chart)

Text Description of Figure 2-4 MCTS Network - Atlantic Region - Maritimes

Figure 2-5 MCTS Network - Gulf and St. Lawrence River

MCTS Network: Centres and Sites – Gulf and St. Lawrence River – Québec region (chart)

Text Description of Figure 2-5 MCTS Network for the Gulf and St. Lawrence River

2.4 Radio Beacon Stations Continuously in Operations

Table 2-25 Atlantic Coast, Gulf and St. Lawrence River to Montréal, Eastern Arctic

Atlantic Coast, Gulf and St. Lawrence River to Montréal, Eastern Arctic
Name and LocationFrequency kHzRange Nautical MilesIdentifierRemarks
St. Pierre & Miquelon (France)
46°45'45"N
056°10'10"W
386 100 ... .--.
(S) (P)
Open year round.

2.5 Radar Beacon (RACONS)

2.5.1 Atlantic Coast, Gulf and St. Lawrence River to Montréal, Eastern Arctic

Table 2-26 - Radar Beacon located in Newfoundland

Table 2-26 - Radar Beacon located in Newfoundland
Name and LocationRange Nautical MilesArc DegreesIdentifierRemarks
Cape Harrigan Light
55°50'34"N
060°18'56.8"W
10 160 to 315 -.-
(K)
Navigation season only.
Channel Head
Lightstation
47°33'57"N
059°07'24.6"W
10 360 -.-.
(C)
Open year round.
Come by Chance
Light and Whistle Buoy « PCC »
47°19'29.4"N
054°07'26.3"W
8 360 .-
(A)
Open year round.
Domino Point
53°27'42.4”N
055°44'31”W
10 360 -.--
(Y)
Navigation season only.
Grappling Island Light
54°27'22.2"N
056°52'52.3"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Navigation season only.
Hens and Chickens
56°30'39.5"N
060°38'37.5"W
10 360 .--
(W)
Open year round.
Quaker Hat
54°44'12.5"N
057°20'37.7"W
10 360 --.-
(Q)
Open year round.
White Bear Island (Nanuaktok)
55°26'00.7"N
059°30'40.9"W
10 360 -.
(N)
Navigation season only.
Negro Island Light
56°21'06"N
060°32'41"W
6 360 --..
(Z)
Open year round

Table 2-27 - Radar Beacon located in Nova Scotia

Radar Beacon located in Nova Scotia
Name and LocationRange Nautical MilesArc DegreesIdentifierRemarks
Bear Cove Light and Bell Buoy ‘H6’
44°32'36.3"N
063°31'19.6"W
8 360 -.
(N)
Open year round.
Cape Forchu
43°47'38.8"N
066°09'19.3"W
10 360 -...
(B)
Open year round.
Cape Sable
43°23'24"N
065°37'16.9"W
10 360 -.-.
(C)
Open year round.
Caribou Harbour Light & Bell Buoy « SS1 »
45°45'08"N
062°39'44"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Navigation season only.
Chebucto Head Light
44°30'26.6"N
063°31'21.8"W
10 360 --..
(Z)
Open year round.
Cranberry Islands Light
45°19'29.6"N
060°55'38.2"W
10 360 -...
(B)
Open year round.
Lurcher Shoal
Bifurcation Light Buoy « NM »
43°48'57"N
066°29'58"W
8 360 -.-
(K)
Open year round.

Table 2-28 - Radar Beacon located in New Brunswick

Radar Beacon located in New Brunswick
Name and LocationRange Nautical MilesArc DegreesIdentifierRemarks
Gannet Rock Light
44°30'37.1"N
066°46'52.9"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Open year round.
Miscou Island Light
48°00'33.7"N
064°29'34.7"W
15.5 300 -.-
(K)
Open year round.
Portage Island Channel
Range Rear Light
47°07'42.3"N
065°02'31.2"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Open year round.
Saint John Harbour Light and Whistle Buoy «  J »
45°12'55.3"N
066°02'36.9"W
8 360 -.
(N)
Open year round.
Shippegan North Channel Light and Whistle Buoy  « EE »
47°53'14.2"N
064°45'47.6"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Open year round.

Table 2-29 - Radar Beacon located in Prince Edward Island

Radar Beacon located in Prince Edward Island
Name and LocationRange Nautical MilesArc DegreesIdentifierRemarks
Confederation Bridge Pier Shaft 21
46°12'39.9"N
063°45'05.5"W
30 360 -
(T)
Open year round.
Confederation Bridge Pier, Shaft 22
46°12'33.8"N
063°45'13.1"W
30 360 -...
(B)
Open year round.

Table 2-30 - Radar Beacon located in Québec

Radar Beacon located in Québec
Name and LocationRange Nautical MilesArc DegreesIdentifierRemarks
Anse aux Basques
48°19'07.5"N
069°24'46.5"W
10 360 -.-
(K)
Open year round.
Banc du Brûlé, Downstream Rear Range Light
47°05'22.7"N
070°42'38.9"W
10 360 -.-
(K)
Open year round.
Beacon Island,
Ungava Bay
58°54'08"N
066°20'30.5"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Navigation season only.
Gentilly Front Range Light
46°25'48"N
072°15'46.9"W
10 360 -.-
(K)
Open year round.
Île aux Raisins Range Rear Light
46°05'52.7"N
072°57'58.4"W
10 360 -.-
(K)
Open year round.
Île Richelieu
46°38'33.5"N
071°54'35.2"W
10 360 --
(M)
Open year round.
Île Saint-Ours South Light
45°54'20.5"N
073°13'31.5"W
10 360 --
(M)
Open year round.
Îles Mermettes/ Rivière St-Paul
51°19'20.5"N
057°50'34.6"W
(NAD 27)
10 360 --
(M)
Open year round.
Kahnawake Front Range
45°24'10.3"N
073°47'45.7"W
4 360 --.
(G)
Navigation season only
Kitdliat Island, Ungava Bay
59°58'34.5"N
069°37'30.6"W
10 360 -.-
(K)
Navigation season only.
Lake St. Pierre Upstream (Curve Louiseville) Rear Range Light
46°11'00.4"N
072°55'38.2"W
10 360 -.
(N)
Open year round.
Lavaltrie Rear Range
45°52'43.1"N
073°16'02.6"W
10 360 -.
(N)
Open year round.
Nicolet Sector Light
46°15'27.1"N
072°39'03.5"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Open year round.
Nipper Island, Ungava Bay
59°00'26.5"N
068°53'18"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Navigation season only.
Pointes aux Trembles (Neuville)
46°41'47.4"N
071°34'22.5"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Open year round.
Pointe de l’Est ; East Cardinal Light Buoy YY
47°36'45.2"N
061°19'39.4"W
10 360

--.

(G)

Navigation season only.
Pointe de Manicouagan
49°06'04.4"N
068°11'37.8"W
10 360 -..-
(X)
Open year round.
Pointe du Nord-Est/ Rivière St. Augustin
51°10'37.4"N
058°25'42.7"W
(NAD 27)
10 360 -.
(N)
Open year round.
Pointe Penouille Rear Range
48°51'11.8"N
064°25'36.3"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Open year round.
Pointe Qirniraujaq (Congaraya)
58°34'59.4"N
068°00'24.9"W
(NAD 27)
10 360 -..-
(X)
Navigation season only.
Port de Québec – (Pont de Québec North of  Channel)
46°44'47.4"N
071°17'19.1"W
10 360 -
(T)
Open year round.
Port de Québec – (Pont de Québec South of Channel)
46°44'40.3"N
071°17'14.9"W
10 360 -...
(B)
Open year round.
Port de Rimouski
Front Range Light
48°28'06"N
068°31'06.1"W
10 360 -.
(N)
Open year round.
St. Jean, Île d’Orléans
46°54'56.5"N
070°53'47"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Open year round.
Trois-Rivières-West
(Pont Laviolette-North of Channel)
46°18'29.1"N
072°33'45.9"W
10 360 -
(T)
Open year round.
Trois-Rivières–West
(Pont Laviolette-South of Channel)
46°18'24.4"N
072°33'37.7"W
10 360 ....
(H)
Open year round.
Yamachiche Curve Front Range Light/Lac St-Pierre
46°12'18.7"N
072°49'49.1"W
10 360 --
(M)
Open year round.

Table 2-31 - Radar Beacon located in Manitoba

Radar Beacon located in Manitoba
Name and LocationRange Nautical MilesArc DegreesIdentifierRemarks
Churchill
58°47'00.9"N
094°13'59.2"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Navigation season only.

Table 2-32 - Radar Beacon located in Nunavut and Nunavik

Radar Beacon located in Nunavut and Nunavik
Name and LocationRange Nautical MilesArc DegreesIdentifierRemarks
Broomfield Island
Hudson Bay
55°40'24"N
079°14'18"W
(NAD 27)
10 360 -.
(N)
Navigation season only.
Coats Island
62°10'20"N
083°08'00"W
(NAD 27)
10 360 -.-.
(C)
Navigation season only.
Nottingham Island
63°05'10"N
077°57'00"W
(NAD 27)
10 360 -.
(N)
Navigation season only.
Sentry Island
61°09'35.6"N
093°52'14.6"W
10 360 -.-.
(C)
Navigation season only.
Walrus Island
61°57'59.4"N
092°28'41.1"W
10 360 -.--
(Y)
Navigation season only.

Table 2-33 - Radar Beacon located in Nunavut

Radar Beacon located in Nunavut
Name and LocationRange Nautical MilesArc DegreesIdentifierRemarks
Mansel Island
62°25'00"N
079°36'30"W
10 360 -.-
(K)
Navigation season only.

Table 2-34 - Radar Beacon located in the USA

Radar Beacon located in the USA
Name and LocationRange Nautical MilesArc DegreesIdentifierRemarks
Light 73
44°55'33.5"N
075°05'43.1"W
6 to 8 360 --
(M)
Navigational season only
Light Buoy 153
44°30'37.2"N
075°46'07.6"W
  360 --
(M)
Navigational season only

2.5.2 Lake Winnipeg

Table 2-35 - Radar Beacon located in Lake Winnipeg

Radar Beacon located in Lake Winnipeg
Name and LocationRange Nautical MilesArc DegreesIdentifierRemarks
East Breakwall
Red River Entrance
50°24'05"N
096°48'45.7"W
5 360 --.
(G)
Navigation season only.

2.5.3 Great Lakes (includes St. Lawrence River to Montréal)

Table 2-36 - Radar Beacon located in Ontario unless noted

Radar Beacon located in Ontario unless noted
Name and LocationRange Nautical MilesArc DegreesIdentifierRemarks
Granite State Shoal Light 214, St. Lawrence Seaway (USA)
44°17'0.69"N
076°0'58.39"W
    --
(M)
Operated by USA.
Chapman Shoal Light 222, St. Lawrence Seaway (USA)
44°15'27.17"N
076°4’18.45"W
    -.-.
(C)
Operated by USA.
Prescott/ Ogdensburg
Bridge Piers (South Side), St. Lawrence River
44°44'01.7"N
075°27'29.9"W
10 360 ....
(H)
Navigation season only.
Prescott/ Ogdensburg
Bridge Piers (North Side), St.Lawrence River
44°44'11.3"N
075°27'37.4"W
10 360 -
(T)
Navigation season only.
Long Point, Lake Erie
42°32'55.2"N
080°02'58.1"W
10 360 --
(M)
Operational year round.
Southeast Shoal, Lake Erie
41°49'34.8"N
082°27'46.1"W
10 360 -.-
(K)
Operational year round.
Pelee Passage, Lake Erie
41°51'14.9"N
082°34'54.7"W
10 360 --
(M)
Operational year round.
East Outer Channel (Light 1E), Lake Erie (USA)
41°54'48.2"N
083°06'24.1"W
12 360 ---
(O)
Operated by USA.
March 15 - January 15
Detroit River Light,
Detroit River (USA)
42°00'02.9"N
083°08'28.5"W
10 360 -..-
(X)
Operated by USA.
Operational year round.
Lake St. Clair Light,
Lake St. Clair (USA)
42°27'55.1"N
082°45'15.4"W
6 360 -.
(N)
Operated by USA.
Light 7, Lake Huron (USA)
43°03'34.838"N
082°25'03.981"W
6   -
(T)
Operated by USA.
May 15 - October 15
Gladman Rock,
Georgian Bay
45°20'51.9"N
080°18'52.7"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Navigation season only.
Gereaux Island,
Georgian Bay
45°44'40"N
080°39'32.7"W
10 360 --.
(G)
Navigation season only.
Mamainse Harbour,
Lake Superior
47°02'15.1"N
084°47'11.5"W
10 360 --
(M)
Navigation season only.
Comfort Island Shoal Light 199, St. Lawrence River (U.S.)
44°19'26.038"N
075°56'19.493"W
    --
(M)
Operated by USA.
Peche Island, Lake St. Clair
42°21’26.038"N
082°54'24.7"W
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Operated by USA.