Unusual Ice in Cape Cod Bay March 2015

March 12, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

The extended period of winter storms and Arctic cold during the mid-late winter of 2015 has resulted some unusual scenes around Cape Cod Bay as winter slowly recedes from the New England coast. 

Cape Cod Bay Ice March 2015Cape Cod Bay Ice March 2015Unusual ice blocks in Cape Cod Bay, Truro, Massachusetts, March 2015.

Large ice blocks in Wellfleet and Truro (above) have attracted national media attention.

Cape Cod Bay Great Hollow Beach Ice March 2015Cape Cod Bay Great Hollow Beach Ice March 2015Unusual ice in Cape Cod Bay, Truro, Massachusetts, March 2015.

The ice formations, seen here at Great Hollow Beach in Truro, were constantly changed by tides.

Cape Cod Bay Ice and Loon Truro March 2015Cape Cod Bay Ice and Loon Truro March 2015A common loon navigating open water in ice field, Cape Cod Bay, Truro, Massachusetts, March 2015. Loons migrate to the bay in winter when inland lakes freeze over.

   An overwintering common loon navigates the ice field off a Truro beach.

Cape Cod Bay Ice Great Hollow Beach Sunset March 2015Cape Cod Bay Ice Great Hollow Beach Sunset March 2015Unusual ice in Cape Cod Bay at Great Hollow Beach, Truro, March 2015.

Sunset from Great Hollow Beach in Truro as the ice shifted north along the bay.

Cape Cod Bay Ice Truro Provincetown March 2015Cape Cod Bay Ice Truro Provincetown March 2015Overview of unusual ice field in Cape Cod Bay, March 2015, from Great Hollow Beach in Truro looking towards Provincetown.

Overview from Truro looking towards Provincetown on March 11.


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