The ice patrol is a U.S. Coast Guard unit however
- The Canadian Ice Service,
- Ice patrol and S. National Ice Centercollaborate under the North American Ice Service.
- The ice patrol produces North American Ice service reports from February through July when icebergs may be present on the Grand Banks and the Canadian Ice Service produces the reports the rest of the year when icebergs are normally restricted to Canadian coastal waters.
Their mission is to monitor the iceberg danger near the Grand Banks of Newfoundland and provide the iceberg limit to the maritime community, including ice and current conditions.