It’s been a full month since our first look at the 2021 ice season: time for a second look.

In the satellite view above this story you can see the amount of sea ice has increased slightly and the ice has spread out thanks to offshore wind, but for a month worth of drifting the ice hasn’t made it much further south:

Mid-March Ice Chart 2021

While it’s still possible that wind will blow one of these patches towards the Newfoundland shore, I wouldn’t hold my breath for it. Better to just enjoy the coast as it is right now. 🙂