Another cold and clear day over Newfoundland means we get a gorgeous satellite update on the sea ice situation:

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Yes, there’s a lot of ice, in fact the sea ice now occupies a space much larger than the island of Newfoundland itself… No wonder it’s chilly when the wind blows in from the north!

When you zoom in on NASA’s worldview, you can now see frosty fingers of ice reaching out all the way to the Avalon Peninsula and slowly inching ever closer to St. John’s itself.