Mist forming over the ocean
Mist forming over the ocean as a boat passes through. In Kuji, Iwate Prefecture, a phenomenon particular to this time of year has occurred. A mist forms over the ocean as water vapor comes into contact with cold air. This occurs in early winter when the wind is light, and conditions are clear and crisp.
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