The water froze the instant the wave broke through the ice. That’s what it is like in Antarctica where it is the coldest weather in decades. Water freezes the instant it comes in contact with the air. The temperature of the water is already some degrees below freezing. Just look at how the wave froze in midair.
HAVING THE INTERNET MEANS THAT AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK, I GET TO SEE SOMETHING THAT I NEVER IMAGINED.