Dec. 4 Lack of ice report

Another beautiful spring like day dawns in paradise. This would be ideal if it was March. Report from Campbell point retirement home has open water across Bradleys bay on a line towards Huisman’s. There is shore ice but nothing safe to walk on. South of Memorial Island is open. To add to this is a strong south wind today and As Al was talking to me , he could see the ice being “eaten” by the water. In Copelands, evil Clay reported open water on the south of big island reaching into Copelands bay. The ice at the end of my drawbridge is about an inch thick. Where the sun is hitting the rocks along the shore the ice melts away an inch or so.