Can't just be a natural occurrence. Must be HAARP! Yes! HAARP creates huricanes and earthquakes, forces of natures requiring energy inputs hundreds of billions of times more powerful than the device can possibly output. So why not create a weird whirlpool in Latvia, in order to suck down a wanted KGB double-agent known to be kayaking that afternoon?
"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"