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Beach resort town in Uruguay gets battered with sea foam

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 11:30 AM - A coastal beach resort town in Uruguay has been buried in sea foam.

It happens when a storm whips up ocean waves and strong winds then push large amounts of foam onto land.


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The flying sea foam makes it difficult for drivers and people to get around.

This phenomenon occurs when sea water is full of organic matter, salts and dead algae that are churned up by ocean waves.

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