Ice and icebreaking


Charts, current conditions, ice operations centres, icebreaker vessels and services, photo gallery.


Services and information

Ice and iceberg charts

Charts by day and region, departure from normal concentration, image analysis, visual observation.

Current ice conditions

Search charts, bulletins and graphs from the Canadian Ice Service.


Ice services – East and Arctic

Recommended ice routes from the Canadian Coast Guard, forecasts, bulletins, ice webcams, icebreaking fleet locations.

Ice operations centres

Canadian Coast Guard contacts, icebreaking fleet, questions and answers about icebreaking, requesting an icebreaker.