“Here is a comprehensive look at arctic sea ice covering the period 7-31-15 to 8-7-15.
With many floating buoy camera pics and objective analysis of the day to day situation.
Prepared by Caleb of Sunriseswansong dot wordpress blog.
Generally what he’s seeing during this period is more typical of September. “…I like to get, if possible, a “heads up”, in terms of whether the coming winter will be bad or not. Therefore the warmth of the water in Hudson Bay, northwest of where I live in New Hampshire, is of concern to me because our coldest winds come from the northwest. If Hudson Bay is warmer our northwest winds are warmer. It concerns me that that this summer those waters are so cold that a third of the bay still has ice floating in it. “
Thanks to Andrew Stranglen for this link