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The sea is big. The reactor is small.The most likely effect is that a few scientists will get research degrees measuring the very small changes in radiation. They will deserve the qualifications; it's very hard to measure tiny changes.Of course if you are up close and personal with the reactor that's another issue.Are you in Japan?
Take a look at a map over Japan and the ocean surrounding it and you will see what BC means. there are vast quantities of water diluting the radioactivity. It will become unmeasurable rather quick, unless some freak of nature, like streams salinity? keeps the radioactively active water together, and that seems highly unlikely.
Somewhere it will be stored. You're right in that, but as they are rather small particles they will become spread out. If it had been one of those atomic submarines that seems sunk all over the place instead then you would have had a 'hot spot' but this is more like diluting the radioactivity. It's not a dream come true but it won't create mutants. Assume that the spent fuel rods go to he* instead and we might have a very different ball game though, especially if it goes down in the groundwater. But we don't know, people are still researching and studying the effect of Chernobyl and depending on who is sponsoring it also seems to get different results. Weird, ain't it?