Densest pack changes flow direction with ease, at the weakest wind direction change
The Northwards Bound tracking Pack Ice changed direction, Southwards on September 26:
CMC september 27 00z, a very modest Low pressure system is responsible. Temperatures about this area are -5 to -6 C.
The Crush Southwards reveals what is within the gaps, mainly a mishmash of pulverized older sea ice, floating snow and may be a hint of new ice as well, but if present wafer thin . The winds easily pushed open water to show. WDSep27,2016