Clear Lake Texas water levels: High winds and low tide combine to push water to historic lows

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – This weekend’s strong cold front has no doubt given you notice of the cold weather and high winds. But for some waterfront residents, they also had a rare sight. These strong winds combined with tidal conditions pushed water levels lower than usual on Clear Lake. The lake, which is actually a […]

Red tide off Rio

In late 2021, bathers in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro faced unwanted visitors living in the ocean. Beginning in November, countless microscopic phytoplankton gathered along the coast, coloring the clear, blue waters a dark reddish-brown. The bloom, known as a red tide or a harmful algal bloom (HAB), was unusually widespread and long-lasting. […]

Vienna Police Caught Youths Damaging Waters Field, Throwing Tide Pods

Tidal pods on a store shelf (via Mike Mozart/Flickr) With schools closed for the winter holidays, the Vienna Police Department has encountered rowdy behavior from young people in recent weeks. According to the department’s Dec. 22-Jan. 6 crime report, two minors face felony charges of destruction of property and trespassing after allegedly driving and damaging […]

Laundry in space? P&G and NASA are testing a fully degradable tide

Tide, the detergent used by millions of people in the United States, wants to make moon laundries a thing. Parent company Procter & Gamble Co. is working with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on a formula that can withstand off-planet conditions so astronauts can do laundry during missions. The first shipment made its way […]

Floods: Malaysia could face a third wave of high tide in January, February, according to the DID

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is expected to experience the third phase of the high tide phenomenon from January 2-5 and January 18-21 followed by January 31-February 3. The director of the Water Resources Management and Hydrology Division of the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID), Ir Azmi Ibrahim, said the sea water level would be at […]

King Tide Advisory Brings Coastal Flood Risk – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Cold coastal flooding could occur across the Bay Area Saturday through Monday as the region’s highest tides of the year hit the coastline, according to the National Weather Service. These tides are called royal tides, which occur when the Earth, moon, and sun align to reach the astronomically strongest tides […]

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 […]

Tampa Bay area counties have spent millions dealing with the red tide

For weeks high levels of the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, have been detected off some of the most popular beaches. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — All is calm along the beaches of the Tampa Bay area this holiday season. But not so long ago, the shores were littered with thousands of Dead Sea life. Red […]

Rising water level due to high tide threatens Kuttanad paddy field

It has been a difficult two months for rice farmers in Alappuzha district, especially in Kuttanad. Heavy downpours and floods that hit the region in October and November destroyed paddy (supplemental crop) over large areas in Upper Kuttanad and Kuttanad and caused massive losses to farmers. After the devastation caused by natural calamities, seeds recently […]

So far, the Fraser Valley is mostly holding back the tide of the last atmospheric river – Saanich News

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 […]

So far, Fraser Valley mostly holds tide from last atmospheric river – Cowichan Valley Citizen

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 […]

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 […]

Bangkok braces for another high tide as governor apologizes

Traffic comes to a virtual halt at Krungthep Bridge as the Chao Phraya River overflows on Monday. (Photo: Pornprom Satrabhaya) Residents of Bangkok’s riverside neighborhoods are suffering from flooding and are expected to prepare for another high tide on Tuesday. Floods were also reported in the neighboring provinces of Samut Prakan, Chachoengsao and Nonthaburi. The […]

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 […]

Myrtle Beach records 6th highest tide level with more flooding expected as storm forecast

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) — The tides in Myrtle Beach hit the sixth-highest on record Saturday morning and could rise further on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service office in Wilmington, North Carolina. “Sunday morning’s tide will be even higher and could approach hurricane flood levels. Prepare for road closures, protect property from salt […]

Myrtle Beach records the 6th highest tide level, according to the National Weather Service; more flooding expected on Sunday

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) — The tides in Myrtle Beach hit the sixth-highest on record Saturday morning and could rise further on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service office in Wilmington, North Carolina. Stay up to date with the latest news and weather with the FOX8 mobile app. “Sunday morning’s tide will be even […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 picks up strength off Pinellas coast • St Pete Catalyst

After two weeks of slow dissipation along the Pinellas County coast, Karenia brevis – the harmful algal bloom that causes the red tide – seems to be gaining strength. According to the latest Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) sampling, a low concentration of K.brevis persists from the southern tip of Pinellas north to Indian […]

Police blotter: Tide capsules stolen from garage Wednesday | Crime and courts

Editor’s Note: Information is provided by Cowlitz County Corrections and local law enforcement agencies. Each person named in this report is presumed innocent until proven guilty by a court. Theft, trafficking in stolen goods –Kelso Police arrested 18-year-old Jacob Allan Beerman of Longview on Wednesday on suspicion of second-degree theft and trafficking in first-degree stolen […]

King Tide Season Increases St. Augustine Flood Risk – Action News Jax

ST. AUGUSTINE – King Tide season is upon us. These specific tides can bring unusually high water levels causing local flooding. Residents of St. Augustine are no strangers to flooding. “When it rains really hard, it runs off all these areas here,” resident Pat Balanzategui said. “Whenever there is any turnout or flooding, we get […]

High tide flooding in South Florida possible during royal tide season

An unusual fourth summer full moon rises on Monday, tugging at still-warm seas and signaling the start of royal tide season in South Florida. While meteorological summer effectively ends on August 31, astronomical summer ends with Wednesday’s autumnal equinox – the day the Northern Hemisphere begins to move away from the sun and into the […]

NOAA’s red tide forecasting tool now operational, agency says

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Red Tide Respiratory Prediction Tool has officially gone from experimental to operational, according to the federal agency. Lakeland family massacre survivor, 11, in critical condition, detective says Now, the tool will be fully supported and made available to the public to monitor movements of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Deaths of rare sea turtles and manatees attributed to red tide toxin

TAMPA BAY, FL – After a brief period of improvement last weekend, Pinellas County officials say red tide conditions have now worsened along the Pinellas coast, resulting in the death of manatees threatened and endangered sea turtles. Pinellas County water quality monitoring on Tuesday showed medium and high cell counts of K shortthe organism that […]

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 […]

Mithi River rising even when there is no high tide should be a wake-up call for Mumbai: BJP MLA

The flooding of the Mithi River and the Bhandup sewage treatment plant should be a wake-up call for Mumbai, and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray should immediately convene a meeting of all elected officials, academics and experts to find a solution to the problem. the crisis that has left the city partially paralyzed, Ashish Shelar, BJP […]

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 […]

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