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Cappuccino Coast: The Day the Pacific Was Whipped Up Into An Ocean Of Froth

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posted on Aug, 28 2007 @ 05:02 PM
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Cappuccino Coast: The Day the Pacific Was Whipped Up Into An Ocean Of Froth


www.dailymail.co.uk

Foam swallowed an entire beach and half the nearby buildings, including the local lifeguards' centre, in a freak display of nature at Yamba in New South Wales.

One minute a group of teenage surfers were waiting to catch a wave, the next they were swallowed up in a giant bubble bath. The foam was so light that they could puff it out of their hands and watch it float away.

It stretched for 30 miles out into the Pacific in a phenomenon not seen at the beach for more than three decades.
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[edit on 28/8/07 by Keyhole]




posted on Aug, 28 2007 @ 05:02 PM
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This is kinda nasty! I don't think I'd go wading into it!

The article says it occurs due to impurities in the ocean, like salt, chemicals, decomposing fish, dead plants and such.

Here's some pictures:




NOPE, definitely not the best day to go swimming!

www.dailymail.co.uk
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[edit on 28/8/07 by Keyhole]



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