While standing around appreciating the sight of shoulder-height sea foam stretching across Australia's eastern coast, two traffic cops get the surprise of their nearly extinguished lives when a car suddenly appears from beneath the fluff and barely misses running them over.

Queensland's Gold and Sunshine coasts have been dealing with intense flooding and large amounts of sea foam caused by a tropical cyclone that struck last week.

Air that was forced into the water by strong waves caused by cyclone Oswald produced coastal froth that extended well beyond the shore.

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[H/T: HyperVocal]