Surfers Ride Foamy Froth in New Zealand
Flooding Fills Coastline With Thick Foam
Surfers and spectators in New Zealand witnessed a rare sight on Thursday as recent flooding sent a 330ft long layer of foam into the lineup. Three surfers braved the dirty seas to surf the well overhead swell pounding the coastline.
‘We had had a lot of flooding and so flood water had been coming out into the sea. It was all getting mixed up with the sea water and there were also logs floating out through the waves,’ said a local watching the waves.
The foam is most likely caused by run-off from agriculture and over-flow from sewage treatment plants. Either way, it’s gross for sure. Strange looking photos though!