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What is the cause of the shimmering glow of the white-caps at night on the Gulf of Mexico coast at Perdido Key, Florida? In addition, the glowing sparkles can be seen on the beach sand at night, when the sand is disturbed by dragging a stick or foot through it. And finally, the glowing sparkles can also be seen in the ocean water at night, when it is also disturbed with an object or an arm dragged through it.This is a beautiful sight! I have always been told that it was phosphorous in the water. Another explanation that I have received is the presence of microorganisms.
Re: Glowing White-Caps on Waves at Night
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