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First look at Newfoundland sea ice 2018

Heads up, the 2018 sea ice season is now underway. ūüôā I’ve been keeping an eye on the Canadian Ice Service charts for a while now and things are progressing nicely. Have a look at today’s chart, sea ice has already made contact with the Great Northern Peninsula and is now heading for Twillingate, Fogo […]

Newfoundland sea ice, mid-June 2017

Looking at yesterday’s satellite image it seems there is finally some development for those waiting for the sea ice to melt: The Great Northern Peninsula is no longer clogged with ice, with the exception of some small pockets in individual coves here and there. The Kittiwake Coast however, is still pretty much blocked, the ice […]

Newfoundland sea ice, late April 2017

Today was one of those rare clear days with blue skies everywhere, a good¬†day for a hike and a brilliant day¬†for satellite images: This¬†image shows that sea ice is still present from St. Anthony down to Bonavista, but the sea ice on the Avalon is now almost gone.¬†You can also see most¬†of the island is […]

Last day of winter, on satellite

Today was the last day of winter and because it was so nice and clear I¬†checked¬†the daily satellite photos,¬†which showed Newfoundland in all of its wintry splendour: Isn’t she a beauty? You can clearly see the ‘river of sea ice’ flowing down the Labrador coast and splitting up¬†just above the Great Northern Peninsula, you can […]

Newfoundland sea ice seen from space

Today was a beautiful day, the skies were so clear almost all of Newfoundland was visible¬†from space: As you can see there’s quite a bit of sea ice coming down iceberg alley, and hopefully we’ll soon¬†find out¬†if it¬†makes it¬†all the way down to St. John’s this year…

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