Our first significant sea smoke wafted across local waters early this morning. Here we see Naskeag Harbor as the sun and the smoke rise.

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Here we have smoke in Great Cove a little later in the day:

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Sea smoke is not fog. Sea smoke is an atmospheric reaction between very cold winds flowing over significantly warmer (albeit also cold) waters. (Fog, basically, is a low-flying cloud.)

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As of mid-morning, the recorded temperature increased to 1 degree Fahrenheit, the wind was gusting at 18 miles per hour, and the water temperature at the surface was 46.4 degrees, according to local reports. As of dusk, Great Cove was still smoking:

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(Brooklin, Maine)