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Caption: Spume whipped up by a strong storm at the coast near Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK. Spume, or sea foam, is a frothy mass produced by wave action on seawater that contains relatively high concentrations of organic matter, such as occurs during an algal bloom. The organic matter acts as a surfactant in the same manner as soaps, and in turbulent seas can produce a light froth that can be blown around widely.

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Keywords: cumbria, extreme weather, foam, foamy, irish sea, low pressure, spume, storm, stormy, stormy weather, uk, weather, weather bomb, west coast, whitehaven, wind, windy

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Spume blown ashore by wind

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