By now, the likely lower sea surface saline surface froze despite warmer than -1.8 C sea water.
This causes a rubbery thin not so salty ice, easily deformable, a paradox is created, the warmer sea
has a temporary roof which opens at times adding to the stable Arctic cyclonic prevalence about. A positive feedback in tandem with clouds keeping winter to start over the continents. This onto itself changes the weather Circulation for the entire Northern Hemisphere.WD October 1, 2016