Category: Tide levels

FG drills 70 wells to monitor groundwater resources

Aminu Kano Center for Democratic Studies, Bayero University, Kano (BUK), in collaboration with the University of Nigeria Nsukka Muslim Community (UNNMC), organized an accountability forum for councilors in Enugu North.The event, which took place in Nsukka, aimed to sensitize newly appointed councilors from the Enugu North Senatorial District on the need to be accountable as […]

FG and a company collaborate to promote products made in Nigeria

Aminu Kano Center for Democratic Studies, Bayero University, Kano (BUK), in collaboration with the University of Nigeria Nsukka Muslim Community (UNNMC), organized an accountability forum for councilors in Enugu North.The event, which took place in Nsukka, aimed to sensitize newly appointed councilors from the Enugu North Senatorial District on the need to be accountable as […]

Nigeria loses tomato exports

Despite being ranked among the top tomato producers in Africa, Nigeria is currently absent among the tomato exporting countries.The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammad Abubakar, who revealed this at the launch of the HortiNigeria project in Abuja recently, attributed the development to the challenges of low yield resulting from the wrong type of […]

Trajectories of storm surges studied on Martha’s Vineyard

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) and the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) in Provincetown presented the results so far of the storm tide pathways study. According to the CSS website, storm tide pathways are pathways that running water would take in low-lying coastal areas. VMC Special Projects Planner Dan Doyle said the study is being […]

So far, Fraser Valley mostly holds tide from last atmospheric river – Vancouver Island Free Daily

The third of three major rainfall events in the region since Nov. 25 resulted in localized flooding in Abbotsford this week, but did not raise water levels at the bottom of Sumas Prairie Lake. Mayor Henry Braun, speaking at the city’s daily news conference on Tuesday afternoon, said levels at the bottom of the lake […]

Coastal flooding likely with Monday morning high tide; NC 12 remains closed

Buxton Monday morning. Photo by Matthew Coats. Coastal flooding is expected again with Monday morning’s high tide at 10 a.m., with impacts similar to Sunday’s, according to a recent update from the National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City office. Residents and visitors should expect flooding of roads and very low properties several hours before and after […]

Tybee Island is watching for flooding from the southeast ‘royal tide’ this weekend

Residents of the Savannah area, especially those on Tybee Island, may need to do advance planning for the weekend as the southeast coast anticipates potential flooding due to high tide levels. A combination of high tides and strong winds can cause what meteorologists call a “king tide” that could lead to higher flood risks in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Red tide levels rise again in Sarasota and Manatee counties

After dissipating in late August, the red tide that killed marine life and closed beaches is back. For nearly 11 months, the red tide lingered off the coast of southwest Florida, and samples from Monday show levels are rising in Sarasota and Manatee counties as winds continue to push proliferation around local waters. This week, […]

Red tide levels show improvement along Florida’s Gulf Coast

The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, has been observed in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee and Sarasota counties. PINELLAS COUNTY, Florida – An uneven red tide bloom continues to persist along Florida’s Gulf Coast, but concentration levels are believed to be lower than in previous weeks. Daily samples of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission show […]

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 […]

Red tide likely responsible for fly population surge: experts

Researchers have recorded similar increases in fly populations after previous natural disasters, including hurricanes and the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – If you feel like the flies have been very “swarming” this summer, you’re not alone. The Tampa Bay area’s social media is “buzzing” with complaints of people noticing flies in their […]

Stream red tide levels on beaches

July 28, 2021 through The Gabber Photo courtesy of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. While things looked better on the Gulf beaches this past weekend, Pinellas County reported on Wednesday July 27 that red tide conditions were persisting or worsening off the Pinellas coast. “After brief improvements over the weekend, red tide conditions […]

Red tide levels in Tampa Bay are at their highest in years, study finds

Research compiled from the FWC and NOAA shows that red tide levels have not been so high since 1971 in Middle Tampa Bay. TAMPA, Fla .– Red tide cleanup efforts have been suspended in Pinellas County, but the impacts of toxic algae blooms continue to impact the Tampa Bay area. If you thought this year’s […]

Beachgoers: Clearwater Beach seems to be improving despite the red tide

People are flocking to Clearwater Beach despite the FWC’s report of average Karenia Brevis concentrations. CLEARWATER, Fla. — On Friday afternoon, crowds of people could be seen along Clearwater Beach. The latest FWC report shows average levels of Karenia Brevis detected in Clearwater Beach waters. This means that people could have breathing problems due to […]

Red Tide FAQ: What to know about the bloom impacting Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The red tide is back along Florida’s Gulf Coast, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission – and it’s back with a vengeance. As memories of a severe bloom from several years ago linger, coupled with concerns about a sewage breach at Piney Point in Manatee County earlier this […]

Red tide closes most of the Massachusetts coast for shellfish fishing

A toxic red tide has led to a ban on shellfish fishing along most of the Massachusetts coast, causing further disruption to the state’s seafood market following multiple rain-fed shutdowns , according to state officials. Harvesting of all bivalve shellfish, including clams, oysters, mussels and scallops, and carnivorous snails has been banned Friday until further […]

Red Tide Update: Flower Concentrations Found in 5 Tampa Bay Counties

Red tide at North Shore Park on July 15, 2021. (WFLA Photo/Megan Gannon) TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Red tide concentrations were detected in 86 water samples from five counties in the Tampa Bay area this week, according to the latest update from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The update released on Friday evening […]

Some fear the high levels of the red tide will wreak havoc on seagrass beds, causing more problems for marine life

SARASOTA COUNTY (WFLA) – There has been a record number of manatee deaths so far in 2021. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recorded 841 deaths between January 1 and July 2. That number surpasses the state’s annual record since the rear in 2013. Scientists blame the poor water quality in the Indian River […]

NASA warns the moon’s wobble could dramatically affect the tide and cause severe flooding

Hurricanes and other extreme weather events have already become more frequent and severe due to global climate change. However, there is a smaller, less visible threat on the horizon that could devastate America’s shores. (Photo: Getty Images) Harmful floods High tide flooding, often referred to as “nuisance flooding”, occurs in coastal areas when tides rise […]

Torrential rains and high tide lead to widespread flooding across Kolkata

Rising river levels caused the gate to close, Calcutta Municipal Corporation engineers say Subhajoy Roy | Kolkata | Posted on 18.06.21, 02:55 Torrential rains and a high tide, which prevented water from flowing into rivers, caused widespread flooding across the city on Thursday, engineers from the Calcutta Municipal Corporation said. Ten drainage pump stations in […]

‘King Tide’ Could Cause Coastal Flooding in Coming Days – Brick, NJ Shorebeat – News, Real Estate, Events, Community, Sports, Business

Flooding at Seaside Park, November 26, 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee) One of the so-called “King Tide” events, where exorbitant tides flood coastal areas due to a combination of the summer solstice and the upcoming lunar phase, is expected to affect the Shore region next week. A king tide also causes high water flow which, in […]

Ride Tidal Report: Samples Detected in Sarasota County

It’s still too early to tell if Piney Point’s nutrient-rich sewage is causing a red tide bloom. SARASOTA, Fla. — Red tide-related fish deaths have been reported over the past week in Sarasota County, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The agency said in its midweek update it continues to detect down […]

Red tide warning signs will be placed on Sarasota County beaches

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shows average red tide levels in Sarasota County. SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. — Department of Health officials say there are high levels of red tide in and around Sarasota County beaches. And, signs warning people of red tide in the water will be posted at select Sarasota County beaches […]

Red tide reported in Sarasota County near Turtle Beach

Low red tide levels were measured near Turtle Beach this week after weeks of occasional high levels farther south. SARASOTA, Florida – Red tide is an unusually persistent harmful algal bloom in our water caused by Karenia brevis, a type of algae that produces powerful neurotoxins. It can be deadly to marine life. Toxins can […]

Charleston is experiencing significant coastal flooding from rising tide and rising sea levels

Between 1953 and 2000, Charleston experienced minor flooding an average of eight times per year, according to the National Weather Service. Over the past decade, this number has quintupled to more than 41 instances per year. The story continues under the ad Monday’s event was classified as a major flood, a threshold reached only six […]

Red tide levels jump in southwest Florida | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

High concentrations of red tide were found in 47 water samples. Deaths of fish and other marine life have been reported. Southwest Florida experienced the worst red tide outbreak in more than a decade last year. The numbers don’t mean a massive epidemic is on the way, says an expert. Levels of toxic red tide […]

Forecast: Some coastal areas are seeing tide levels never seen since the Blizzard of 78

Here is our full story on the storm. Below are weather reports from WBUR meteorologist David Epstein as the storm progressed Thursday. It will have more updates as Massachusetts residents dig in early Friday morning. Noon Storm Update: High Tides and Flooding I wrote earlier this week that this was not a storm we wanted […]

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