Have You Seen This? After bomb cyclone, Massachusetts beach looks like Antarctica

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THE ARCTIC — You may have heard about the abnormally frigid temperatures blasting the East Coast recently due to a bomb cyclone, which is the coolest weather term I've ever heard (pun intended).

But what you may not have seen yet is the actual ocean freezing.

In a video posted to YouTube by Ryan Canty, we get a look at what some East Coast beaches look like right now after the region was blasted by "wicked cold air," and it's pretty remarkable.

"It's about 20 below," a man says in the video, as the camera pans around a beach covered in solid ice stretching as far as the eye can see. "It looks like Antarctica."

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According to a post on Reddit, the ocean freezing over is rare enough that one person's grandma has only seen it happen three times in the 80 years she's lived in Cape Cod. So I guess if you've ever wanted to walk on the Atlantic Ocean, now's your chance.

If you want to see more of Massachusetts' frozen beaches, Canty also posted this drone view of Old Silver Beach, which gives you an even better idea of just how far all the ice stretches. Maybe grab a cup of hot chocolate, take a moment to be grateful for Utah's relatively moderate weather and then enjoy each of these videos from the warmth of your office or home.

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