Large Waterspout Swirls Off Cayman Islands

A large waterspout was spotted off the coast of Georgetown in the Cayman Islands on Tuesday, September 13.

Several people in the area captured the weather phenomenon spinning in the distance. Among them was Paul Summers, who shot this footage and posted it on Twitter.

“My video from a dive boat. Looks like it’s right over the #cruiseship Disney Fantasy,” Summers wrote in his tweet. Credit: Paul Summers via Storyful

Video transcript

- --diving underneath that thing.

- We were just talking about that. See, last time we saw a waterspout, we saw a manta ray.

- Oh, did you?

[THUNDER]

- Look at that middle section.

- Yeah! Looks like there's a snake inside there.

- That is cool.

- I got a big blotch.

- [INAUDIBLE]

- Well, Richard, that thing's lasting a while.

- Usually if that's the case, all it's doing is smearing water.

- That is--

- --diving underneath that thing.

- We were talking about that. See, last time we saw a waterspout, we saw a manta ray,

- Oh did you?

[THUNDER]

- Look at that middle section.

- Yeah! Looks like there's a snake inside there.

- That is cool.

- I got a big blotch.

- [INAUDIBLE]

- Well, Richard, that thing's lasting a while.

- Usually if that's the case, all it's doing is smearing water.

- That is--

- --diving underneath that thing.

- We were just talking about that. See, last time we saw a water spout, we saw a manta ray.

- Oh, did you?

[THUNDER]

- Look at that middle section.

- Yeah! Looks like there's a snake inside there.

- That is cool.

- I got a big blotch.

- [INAUDIBLE]

- Well, Richard, that thing's lasting a while.

- Usually if that's the case, all it's doing is smearing water.

- That is--