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Frozen waves? Freezing temperatures causing slushy surf

NANTUCKET, Mass. - The cold weather in the Northeast, particularly in New England has been a frustration for many, but it's also been the source of some interesting natural phenomenon.

CBS Boston Jonathan Nimerfroh

One of them was discovered by photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh walking along Nantucket Island, who captured images of nearly frozen waves.

CBS Boston / Jonathan Nimerfroh

Normally, waves crash on the beaches of the Massachusetts resort town but because of the record cold temperatures, the tide has seemingly suspended itself, semi-frozen due to the amount of ice in them.

"It looks like a big Slurpee rolling ashore," CBS Boston meteorologist Eric Fisher said.

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