red tide status update Florida

Florida Coasts Breathe Easy As Red Tide Remains Absent

red tide status update Florida
Red Tide (File)

Floridians can take a sigh of relief as the latest red tide report indicates no presence of the harmful organism Karenia brevis in samples collected statewide over the past week.

This positive news comes from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) who continuously monitor red tide conditions.

For beachgoers seeking real-time information on specific locations, is recommended. Meanwhile, red tide forecasts for the next few days predict variable water movement in areas stretching from Pinellas County to northern Monroe County. More details on these forecasts can be found at

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The next official red tide report will be issued on Wednesday, July 3rd, due to the upcoming holiday. In the meantime, residents can access the FWC Red Tide website for comprehensive information on red tide, including maps, reports, satellite imagery, and forecasts.

The website also provides links to resources on shellfish harvesting, fish kill reporting, and human health concerns related to red tide exposure.

Those interested in learning more about the organisms responsible for algal blooms in Florida waters can visit the FWRI Red Tide Flickr page, which also archives past red tide status maps. Additionally, the FWRI HAB group, in collaboration with Mote Marine Laboratory, has launched a Facebook page to share interesting facts about red tide and other harmful algal blooms.

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