…is changing the look of Clark Lake. Today (Wednesday) more open water appeared between Kentucky and Eagle Point as well as some other places around the lake. There is at least 10 feet of open water along most shorelines and that distance appears to be widening with every hour of sunshine. The only activity on the ice has been visits by Sandhill cranes, geese and a few ducks.
Observing the DamCam through its wide-angle lens gives the observer the idea that there is open water to the middle of the lake. The open water at the east end near the dam actually extends out into the lake a few feet beyond the length of the Ocean Beach Pier.
The color of the ice today (Wednesday, April 2) appeared to be turning from gray to a color something like a muted turquoise. If past years are an indicator, this could mean that the ice on the lake is short-lived. About time!