Have remained tied up to a floe all night, as further advance was impossible. After breakfast we steamed up to Cape Union but found it blocked by heavy ice, the wind blowing from the north-west. There was a good lead near the shore which we were tempted to enter but Com. Peary decided that we would not risk a squeeze here in such an exposed place. Tonight we are tied up between two grounded floe bergs north of Lincoln Bay waiting for a southerly wind. The Captain saw a school of 7 narwhal today from the crow's nest.