Month: October 2021

Red tide present on the beaches of Destin, Fort Walton Beach

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) – The Okaloosa County Florida Department of Health is alerting the public to the presence of red tide at Destin and Fort Walton Beach. Red tide levels as of October 27, 2021. The beaches include: • James Lee Beach• Shira Beach• Destiny East • Beasley Park • Access to Fort […]

Red Tide Shows Improvement in Latest October Report

Conditions are improving although levels of red tide concentration are present in Pinellas, Manatee and Sarasota counties. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – The red tide is not completely out of the area, but concentration levels have dropped over the past week. Looking ahead to the weekend, in the latest report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife […]

Florida’s busy hurricane season hasn’t increased royal tide flooding

A hunter’s moon rises today, carrying puffy fall tides known for oozing idle in waterfront streets and parks, but maybe not this year. Miami’s National Weather Service predicts higher than normal tides with October’s full moon, but not the coastal flooding that has so often accompanied the moon-influenced royal fall tides. What is a “brown […]

Red Tide Beach report: Concentrations ‘high’ along Gulf Coast

Some beaches are better than others in the Tampa Bay area. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Tampa Bay just can’t seem to shake off the red tide. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recently noted high concentrations of the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, were measured along the Gulf Coast from Pinellas counties to Sarasota […]

King Tide Alert: Fall 2021 Higher Than Normal Tides Are Upon Us

Coastal areas of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia can anticipate at least two spells of king weather this fall, according to NOAA. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Living across the First Coast, we’re no strangers to puddles and even temporary mini-lakes that can appear during or after heavy rain. People who frequent places like Atlantic Beach or […]

High red tide levels found on Sarasota County beaches

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Florida Department of Health is reminding residents of Sarasota County of the high levels of red tide found at local beaches. The following beaches were found to have a higher number of red tides following Monday’s beach water samples: Rowboat key Bird Key Park/Ringling Causeway North Lido Lido Casino […]

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