Nova Scotia Community College Waterfront Campus forms a backdrop to Sichem New York at anchor.
The Gulf of St.Lawrence is nearly 90% covered with ice, and coupled with the recent high winds and frigid temperatures, it may be wise to wait for better conditions.
Sustained winds of about 40 mph (35 knots) and gusts of more than 50 mph (46 kn) were recorded in the harbour approaches in the last day and a half. Air temperatures dropped form the -7C to -14C range at the same time. Water temperature remains at 0C. Seas ranged in the 2.9m (9.5 ft ) range.