~Most likely occurring today.
~But not after a great sustained Arctic Basin Gyre did its thing.
A typically strong Arctic transpolar stream is pushing out sea ice in great volumes, but the results are not quite showing since North Atlantic melting has begun. ITP map
It will settle because:
But if 24 hour sunny, with cleanest air in decades, which explains the current melting tardiness, melting will be very swift. WD May 30, 2021