Month: August 2021

Heavy surf, high tide creating dangerous conditions, flooding on the SoCal coast

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (KABC) – High tides and large waves are putting on a show and creating dangerous conditions along Southern California beaches. AIR7 HD footage on Thursday evening showed large waves breaking on Aliso Beach, flooding a parking lot near the Lost Pier Cafe. Farther down the beach, waves splash against a rock barrier, […]

The red tide continues to contaminate the Tampa Bay area

The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, has been observed along Pasco, Pinellas, Manatee and Sarasota counties. FLORIDA, USA – The red tide persists along Florida’s Gulf Coast, but conditions are starting to improve from earlier this year. The patchy bloom of the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was detected in 99 samples, according to the […]

The tourism industry in Florida lost millions thanks to the red tide

The study can provide some insight into the damage this year’s red tide has had on the local economy. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – As Tampa Bay and much of southwest Florida begin the process of recovering from this summer’s devastating red tide surge, researchers have estimated the damage the harmful algal bloom has caused to […]

Here’s how climate change could make future Red Tide blooms worse

Red tide blooms have been plaguing Florida for hundreds of years at least, and scientists say they’re going nowhere. But could they get worse? It is certainly possible in a warming world. The first problem is that scientists don’t know enough to predict what will happen. “There is a lot of speculation about the impact […]

The Fishin’ Report: A red tide showing Hernando | Sports

Nick Stubbs Testing last week by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission showed low levels of red tide headed north to waters off Hernando County. Testing showed low or very low levels about 20 miles offshore, although sampling showed “very low” levels about 4 miles off Hernando Beach. Keith Kolasa, director of aquatic and […]

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