« View county listBeach Hazard Statement
Pinellas-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-Coastal Charlotte-
753 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
* RED TIDE HAZARDS...Possible respiratory irritation in some
For red tide forecast information visit
* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION POTENTIAL IMPACTS...
Symptoms may include coughing...sneezing...and tearing eyes.
People with respiratory conditions such as asthma...
emphysema...and other pulmonary diseases may be more
sensitive. Irritation may vary locally and throughout the day.
If you experience uncomfortable symptoms...consider going to
an unaffected beach nearby.
* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION TIMING/LOCATION...NOAA
FORECAST: Coastal northern and southern Pinellas County: Gulf
coast and bay regions...possible Thursday. Coastal southern
Manatee County: Gulf coast and bay regions...possible Thursday.
Coastal northern and southern Sarasota County: Gulf coast and
bay regions...possible Thursday. Coastal northern and southern
Charlotte County: Gulf coast...possible Thursday. Bay regions of
southern Charlotte...possible Thursday. Coastal northern and
central Lee County: Gulf coast...possible Thursday.
Florida red tide observations...You can find unaffected beaches
by checking reports of recent local observations and data: Mote
Marine Laboratory daily beach conditions at
https://visitbeaches.org and the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) red tide status at
Florida red tide health information...Consult the Florida
Department of Health at: www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-
health/aquatic-toxins/red- tide.html or call the Poison Control
Center at: 1 800 222 1222.
Inclusion of external links does not constitute endorsement by
the Department of Commerce (DOC)/(NOAA) of these external web
sites or the information, products, or services contained
Florida red tide information sources...red tide forecasts are
provided by the National Ocean Service with data provided by the
FWC and Mote Marine Laboratory.