The waves light up in California

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The waves light up in California
The waves light up in California

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The waves have been literally lighting up at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California.

This picture shows a father and son watching in awe at one of nature's most beautiful spectacles.

The blue glow is created when tiny organisms are disturbed by the breaking wave, making them emit a bioluminsecent light.

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