Great Lakes ice coverage was measured at 80.4% on February 11.

That number has been growing quickly over the past 30 days.

See just how quickly with an animated graphic.

The ice on the Great Lakes this winter has allowed for some amazing pictures. It has also created an increase in tourism.

It looks like we'll have plenty of time to continue to enjoy the ice.

Click here for an animated NOAA graphic showing the growth of ice coverage on the Great Lakes. 

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