Ocean Freezes In English Cold Snap

And I thought it was cold here in SoCal…

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The sea froze as Britain’s shivering start to the year got even colder.

Ocean Freezes In England

A woman plays with her dogs on the frozen English sea. Photo courtesy www.droitwichadvertiser.co.uk

Southern England, normally immune to the worst of the weather, was gripped by conditions colder than parts of Iceland and Greenland as temperatures fell close to minus 12C (10.4F).

In Dorset, the sub-zero temperatures froze a half-mile stretch along the shoreline of Sandbanks, home to Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp.

Local people said it was the first time in decades the sea had partially frozen since 1991.

Across the country families ignored safety warnings and took to frozen flooded fields and lakes on ice skates.