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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.

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CBS Boston Jonathan Nimerfroh

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

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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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