We have a red tide going on in San Diego right now.
Red tides are a sudden surge in a particular type of plankton in a particular stretch of coastline. It turns the water a reddish/brownish color. But these plankton are bioluminescent, so when waves agitate them at night, they light up. I’ve been down to the beach the past two nights, and see the whitewash of the breaking waves glow blueish-green, or even a couple times when a section of wave seem to flash electric blue.
If you live in southern California near the ocean, I’d say it’s worth a look.
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