~Not odd given present Polar Vortex weakened construct and Baffin Bay sst being warm
From Jim Hunt's sea ice area (always good to go there):
Baffin Bay Sea ice area is meek, compactness more terrible, is now a heat source:
|sst in Baffin Bay is very warm
NOAA CMC capture November 28-30 IR Loop.This time we see a late November mainly cloud free Arctic Basin, one month late. Top of Arctic Ocean sea ice welcomed another Baffin Low pressure , what we see here is unusual, note the mega storm over Ellesmere Island as the Low whisked North over Nares Strait. Also note the clouds on top of Greenland ice cap, irrefutable warming there.
It is a main signature feature of this autumn. The heat coming from Baffin Bay is so strong the Cyclone has plenty of fuel to subsist way Northwards than usual, we are very use to North Atlantic Lows heading North on the other side of Greenland though, again this phenom marks a different coming winter general circulation. WD November 30, 2019