The waves along Southern California’s coast are literally glowing thanks to a naturally occurring algal bloom. “The neon waves owe their color to blooming microscopic plants called phytoplankton. By day, the organisms collect on the water’s surface to give the water a reddish-brown hue, known as the red tide. By night, the algae put on a light show, dazzling most brightly in turbulent waters.” The photos alone are worth the click.

 

 

 

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