Is that ice I see forming along the shore of Hudson Bay, just in time for Hallowe’en? Not enough to resume hunting but a sign that freeze-up can’t be too far off. See the ice map below and this photo posted at PolarBearAlley confirming the presence of slushy ice on the shore near Churchill.
[Map above from Canadian Ice Service updated daily, click to enlarge]
What does this suggest about what’s to come? Back in 1980, by November 12 (just two weeks later), the ice in Foxe Basin was above average.
Can that tell us anything about when we can expect freeze-up this year on Hudson Bay to the south? Back in…
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