Ice Bridge Forming?

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Ice Bridge Forming?

Post by treeplanter » Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:25 pm

This surprised me. It looks like a ice bridge is trying to form between the mainland and the Island. It's thin ice and will probably break up, but it's more than what we saw last year.

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Re: Ice Bridge Forming?

Post by Tom » Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:07 pm

That doesn't seem likely, I think that forecast/report is a bit optimistic. The most recent MODIS runs (no clouds today!) look like it's still pretty open. There is a bit of a flow coming out of Thunder Bay, though.

https://coastwatch.glerl.noaa.gov/modis ... n=s&page=1


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Re: Ice Bridge Forming?

Post by treeplanter » Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:49 pm

MODIS can be fooled too. I live near Lake Charlevoix and I can absolutely tell you that this didn't show up as ice on the MODIS imagery when the pic was taken on January 15th.

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Re: Ice Bridge Forming?

Post by torpified » Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:51 pm

I'm rooting for a bridge to form! It would be awesome if the supplmental wolves showed up under their own power . . . .

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Re: Ice Bridge Forming?

Post by hooky » Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:42 am

Let's hope for an ice bridge, but still long odds of a few wolves making it over and staying.
treeplanter wrote:
Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:49 pm
MODIS can be fooled too. I live near Lake Charlevoix and I can absolutely tell you that this didn't show up as ice on the MODIS imagery when the pic was taken on January 15th.

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That is one of the neatest pictures I've ever seen.

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Re: Ice Bridge Forming?

Post by jrwiesz » Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:23 pm

:?: Digging a hole for some ice fishing? :?:

Agreed, great photo.
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