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MAY 8, 2022

Break-up Today: May 8!

No ice seen by observers today so we are calling ice-out as May 8. Last ice photos taken yesterday, May 7.

 LAKE-SIDE PHOTOS: May 7

 

MAY 7, 2022

Break-up Watch: North Arm ice

Photos from Ferguson Bay and north of Garden Island.

 LAKE-SIDE PHOTOS: May 6

 

MAY 6, 2022

Break-up Watch: Ferguson Bay ice

Photos from Ferguson Bay

 LAKE-SIDE PHOTOS: May 5

 

MAY 4, 2022

Break-up Watch: Lake Temagami going

Good overview showing a wide range in ice-out progress.

 SATELLITE PHOTO: May 4

 

MAY 4, 2022

Break-up Watch: Southwest Arm breaks up

Great photos from Narrows Island

 LAKE-SIDE PHOTOS: May 4

 

APRIL 30, 2022

Break-up Watch: no visible change

No visible change from the lake-sdie photos yesterday.

 SATELLITE PHOTO: Apr 30

 

APRIL 30, 2022

Break-up Watch: start of shorelines

Ice pulling from shore.

 LAKE-SIDE PHOTOS: Apr 29

 

APRIL 29, 2022

Break-up Watch: ice line at Lake Temagami

A satellite image of the approach of the ice line to the south end of Lake Temagami.

 SATELLITE PHOTO: Apr 28

 

APRIL 25, 2022

Break-up Watch: ice line at Lake Wanapitei

A satellite image of the approach of the ice line toward the south end of Lake Temagami.

 SATELLITE PHOTO: Apr 22

 

JANUARY 2, 2021

Freeze-up January 1!

We are calling freeze-up for January 1 as the last observed water near Narrows Island froze over. (This is an update to our call for December 31.) 

 LAKE-SIDE PHOTO: Jan 1

 

DECEMBER 30, 2021

Freeze-up Watch: water at Cattle Island

Still waiting for freeze-over. 

 LAKE-SIDE PHOTO: Dec 30

 

DECEMBER 28, 2021

Freeze-up Watch: Cattle Island area closing

The area west of Cattle Island is nearly frozen. With low wind tonight Lake Temagami may freeze over.

 LAKE-SIDE PHOTO: Dec 28

 

DECEMBER 27, 2021

Freeze-up Watch: more open water

With a little wind and warmer temperatures, there is more open water on Lake Temagami than in the last photos.

 AERIAL PHOTOS: Dec 26

 

DECEMBER 24, 2021

Freeze-up Watch: open water

Here is the open water on Lake Temagami after the freeze.

 AERIAL PHOTOS: Dec 23

 

DECEMBER 23, 2021

Freeze-up Watch: dramatic change overnight

Everyone on Lake Temagami went to bed looking at water and most woke up to ice.

 WATER-SIDE PHOTOS: Dec 23

 

DECEMBER 20, 2021

Freeze-up Watch: little progress

 SATELLITE PHOTO: Dec 19

 

DECEMBER 17, 2021

Freeze-up Watch: warm spell reversal

Warm temperatures and winds took out much of the ice.

 WATER-SIDE PHOTOS: Dec 16

 

DECEMBER 16, 2021

Freeze-up Watch: a peak underneath the clouds

A false-colour satellite image suggests the big lakes are closing.

 SATELLITE PHOTO: Dec 14

 

DECEMBER 8, 2021

Freeze-up Watch: ahead of last year

A satellite image reveals ice far ahead of last year on the same day.

 SATELLITE PHOTO: Dec 7

 

APRIL 14, 2020

Ice-out April 13!

There was still ice drifting off Raccoon Point on April 13, but with the brisk wind it would not have lasted the day. So we are calling ice-out as April 13, using our benchmark Lake Temagami.

Is this a record date? Close. 2012 was April 11.

  Break-up dates of the past

 AERIAL PHOTOS: Apr 12

 

APRIL 8, 2020

Break-up Watch: ice line at Lake Temagami

A satellite image of the approach of the ice line to the south end of Lake Temagami.

 SATELLITE PHOTO: Apr 8

 

APRIL 6, 2021

Break-up Watch: Lake Temagami ice

Photos of waterfalls, ice road and cracks on Lake Temagami. 

 AERIAL PHOTOS: Apr 5

 

APRIL 4, 2020

Break-up Watch: ice line moves north of Simcoe

A satellite image of summer's approach.

 SATELLITE PHOTO: Apr 2

 

APRIL 1, 2021

Break-up Watch: shoreline water at Wabikon

Photos of shoreline water and a threading ice crack.

 LAKE-SIDE PHOTO: Apr 1

 

MARCH 23, 2021

Break-up Watch: ice road still open

The ice road shot from Miller's cockpit.

 LAKE-SIDE PHOTOS: Mar 23

 

MARCH 20, 2021

Break-up Watch: ice crack photos

Captain Ron Miller captures open-water ice cracks on Lake Temagami.

 AERIAL PHOTOS: Mar 20

 

 

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