A ‘waterspout,’ described as a tornado over water, is seen off the coast of Okinawa, Japan on August 19, 2010. Photo by Jeremy Goins.

A ‘waterspout,’ described as a tornado over water, is seen off the coast of Okinawa, Japan on August 19, 2010. Photo by Jeremy Goins.

A ‘waterspout,’ described as a tornado over water, is seen off the coast of Okinawa, Japan on August 19, 2010. Photo by Jeremy Goins.