What does 63 degrees in February look like? After a snowy and cold stretch since late December as documented here . . . and a gusty November here, the harbor exudes an otherworldly moodiness as Charles D. McAllister moves a car float into the rail dock over by BAT. Doubleclick enlarges most fotos.
Fisherman and crabbers in the Bay –come sunshine or sleet–can take off some layers and roll up their sleeves. Note Pier 6 in the background, and appearance of Staten Island as a Downeast maritimes village.
Likewise, crews on service boats in the harbor, like Becky Ann here southbound on the Arthur Kill and passing Howland Hook, have an easier time than a week or so back.