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post #3 of Old 02-03-2020
capttb
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Re: What happens when lightening hits sea water?

I was calf deep walking into the water to go surfing when lightening struck out at sea, I felt a tingle in the water and all the hair on my body stood up. When still dry above the waist and sitting with legs in water I could feel the tingle every strike, as soon as my body was wet I didn't feel them anymore. The lightening was at least 1/2 to 1 mile away, it was most disconcerting.

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