In mid winter (usually Feb. to early Mar.), drift ice floating from Russia covers up the sea of Okhotsk. You can see nothing but snow and ice ahead.
Cape Notoro Lighthouse in Winter
Can you distinguish the border of land and sea?
Drift ice flows close to the beach, so you can see it well from the parking lot.
Odd wind ripples are sculptured on the surface of snow.
All you see far afield is drifting ice.