Rare Sea Smoke Wafts Above Ocean off West Palm Beach as Temperature Plummets in South Florida

A rare occurrence of sea smoke was spotted in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Monday, January 24, as the temperature fell to 40 degrees Fahrenheit.

This video taken by Benjamin E Lathrop shows the sea smoke, which is also known as steam fog or frost smoke.

Steam fog occurs when a mass of dry, cold air moves over warm water, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: Benjamin E. Lathrop via Storyful

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