Another Wave Of Sargassum Invades The Florida Keys With Nasty Seaweed

The record bloom of Sargassum seaweed in the Atlantic continues to foul beaches in the Florida Keys. Crews struggle, then fail to keep up with the onslaught of Sargassum seaweed piling up on Cocoplum Beach in Marathon Florida in the middle Florida Keys. Seabirds, people, and dogs interacting with rotting Sargassum that has come ashore. Aerial video. No audio.
Shot Description

00:00 Three shots of heavy equipment scraping and pushing beached Sargassum into piles along the shoreline.
00:56 More Sargassum comes ashore with the east wind and tide surrounding the piles created by clean-up crews.
01:04 Seabirds in Sargassum near shore.
01:14 Woman in distance with two dogs on beach near rotting beached Sargassum.
01:38 Group of three teenagers playing with rotting beached Sargassum on beach.
01:52 Three shots (wide,med,close) of floating Sargassum fouling boat docks in marina.
02:17 Two shots of floating Sargassum coming ashore at beach resort and docks.
02:42 People on beach and boat dock with beach and dock surrounded by Sargassum seaweed.
02:52 Sargassum mat boundary line shows contrast of seaweed mat with gorgeous blue-green Atlantic seawater near docks.
03:01 Sargassum piled on beach as more coming ashore.
03:10 Two wide shots of coastal Marathon contrasting Sargassum with spectacular blue-green ocean water.
03:27 Sargassum mat floating offshore in Atlantic Ocean.
03:35 Sargassum mats floating offshore with ocean freighter on horizon.
03:43 More Sargassum mats offshore headed towards beach.

SID: Brian Dombrowski
#florida #sargassum #floridakeys #FLWX

To help support our freelancers, buy them coffee.

To License This Footage For Broadcast, Contact Video @

Our Team Merch Store –

Leave a Reply