Monday, June 06, 2016

This is exceptional ocean foam.

A man filming (click here) with a GoPro is repeatedly submerged by huge waves of foam whipped up by storms at Coolangattal.

Coolangattal is on the furthest eastern shore of Australia. So it receives strong ocean currents regularly, but, for that ocean to generate that amount of foam means there is a significant storm offshore.

Once you’ve hit Coolangatta (click here) and her neighbouring Greenmount Beach you’re at the end of Queensland’s Gold Coast as we know it. Duranbah and Tweed Heads sit around the corner, but technically that’s New South Wales. Technicalities aside, visitors flock to the border town of Coolangatta for its change of pace....