Port: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaLocation: East Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Lat. 47° - 34' - 03" N.Long. 52° - 42' - 41" W.
Canadian Hydrographic ServiceChart No. L/C 4846
Population of Metro Area: 170,000 (Approx.)Time Zone: GMT – 3.5 HoursTidal Variation: 1.38 Metres (Spring)Prevailing Winds: South westerly
Harbour Entry Restriction: Entrance to Harbour is made through a narrow channel (91 metres) with green leading lights passing over a depth of 11.8 metres, reduced to lowest normal tide.
Note: Vessels with draft exceeding 10.0 metres, should contact the Harbour Master for further information, at 709-738-4778, 1-888-277-0319
Water Density: 1026 kg per cubic metre
Pilotage: Pilotage is compulsory. The Pilot boarding station is about 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) east of harbour entrance (i.e., North Head/South Head). See Harbour Chart No. L/C 4846.
Communication(a) Canadian Coast Guard, Marine Traffic Centre (Vessel Traffic Service) St. John's HarbourChannel 6 - 156.30 MHzChannel 11 - 156.55 MHzChannel 12 - 156.50 MHzChannel 14 - 156.70 MHzChannel 16 - 156.80 MHz
(b) Canadian Coast Guard, St. John's Radio
Call Sign: VONR/T - 2182VHF - Channel 16
Note: Channel 11 (156.55) has been designated for regulating marine traffic and all ships should maintain a continuous VHF listening watch on this channel.
24 Hours (if required). After normal working hours call Canadian Coast Guard, St. John's Traffic Centre, St. John's Harbour at 709-772-2083 for Duty Harbour Master's instructions.
Port Charges Payable to Other Authorities
Marine Papers Required