One Giant Bubble Bath!

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It was every kids dream come true - a humongous 30 miles long bubble bath to frolic in! - This is exactly what happened on a coastline in New South Wales earlier this month. What was once the Pacific Ocean, turned into waves of foam, engulfing the entire beach and half the buildings nearby.

According to scientists, the foam is created by the churning of powerful water currents in the ocean together with impurities such as salts, chemicals, dead plants, decomposed fish and excretions from seaweed. The two mixed together creates bubbles. These bubbles are stuck to each other as they are carried below the surface by water currents towards the shore. As a wave starts to form on the surface, the motion of the water causes the bubbles to swirl upwards, turning into foam.

Marine experts liken it to making a milkshake - the more powerful the churn, the more foam is created. This was not the first time this beach has become foamy - It also happened in August of last year.

While this may not be the cleanest of bubble baths, as you can see in the pictures below, some kids did not care. They enjoyed frolicking in the fluffy stuff, which they said was like being in the clouds - you were in it but could hardly feel it.
Resources: Gizmag.com, Dailymail.co.uk

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164 Comments
  • Mac & CheeseTuesday, February 19, 2019 at 10:47 am
    I WOULD LOVE TO SWIM IN THIS
    • smart nerdMonday, January 28, 2019 at 4:18 pm
      I really want to go in there because I love bubble baths
      • D fishTuesday, January 15, 2019 at 8:48 pm
        I would not want to swim in that.😦
        • DragonslayerWednesday, January 2, 2019 at 3:20 pm
          I would like to have a big bubble bath🙂NOT!🤪
          • kiyyyWednesday, December 19, 2018 at 12:41 pm
            This is an intresting document
            • puppy101Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 12:35 pm
              this is a great story
              • ##Glammer GirlThursday, November 29, 2018 at 9:51 am
                Theres no video!!!!😭
                • maddexWednesday, November 28, 2018 at 10:46 am
                  me to
                  • OMGTuesday, October 16, 2018 at 9:58 am
                    I want to do that
                    • sierraFriday, September 28, 2018 at 10:49 am
                      i really want 2 do that