Ice Watch 2019

Georgian Bay Icewatch, April 16 2019, NOAA MODIS 250m

Ice Watch April 16 2019

Will you look at that: it’s snowing in Toronto, but the French River is opening up with the Spring rush. Fast ice is retreating towards the shoreline, but the Bustards and the Minks remain solidly encased. Winter’s doing its best to hang on this season.

Georgian Bay Icewatch, March 25 2019, NOAA MODIS 250m

Ice Watch March 26 2019

Excellent progress in the last couple of weeks! Surface ice has degraded significantly, and fast ice has retreated behind the outlier islands like Lonely in the northwest and Doubletop in the southeast. Mayhaps the portents of doom and gloom were too premature this year?

Georgian Bay Icewatch, March 10 2019, NOAA MODIS 250m

Ice Watch March 10 2019

Welcome to the Georgian Bay Ice Watch for Spring of 2019! We begin the festivities looking…like the middle of February in 2015. Sigh. The Bay is covered in ice almost clear across, with heavy fast ice gripping the entire north channel and eastern coastlines right down through Cognashene. Temperatures are forecast to start dipping above […]