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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
219 PM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

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Pinellas-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-
219 PM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...Respiratory irritation associated with Red Tide
  possible in some coastal areas.

* WHERE...Pinellas, Coastal Manatee and Coastal Sarasota
  Counties.

* WHEN...Through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Symptoms may include coughing, sneezing, and tearing
  eyes. People with asthma, emphysema, or any chronic lung
  disease may be more sensitive. Irritation may vary by beach
  and throughout the day.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Full forecast information-
  https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab/gomx.html.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you experience uncomfortable symptoms from red tide, consider
moving to an unaffected beach nearby.

Find unaffected beaches by checking reports of recent local
observations and data: Mote Marine Laboratory (Mote) daily beach
conditions - https://visitbeaches.org/ and the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) red tide status -
http://myfwc.com/redtidestatus.

RED TIDE HEALTH INFORMATION - Consult the Florida Department of
Health - http://www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-
health/aquatic-toxins/index.html or call the Poison Control
Center: 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 therein.

RED TIDE INFORMATION SOURCES - Red tide forecasts are provided by
the National Ocean Service with data provided by the FWC and
MOTE.

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