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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
210 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

FLZ069-210200-
/O.NEW.KMFL.BH.S.0008.180820T1810Z-180825T0200Z/
Coastal Collier-
210 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Miami has issued a Beach Hazards
Statement for Florida Red tide, which is in effect through Friday
evening.


* RED TIDE HAZARDS...Possible respiratory irritation in some
  coastal areas.

  For Red Tide forecast information visit
  http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab (all lower case).

* 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 Collier County: Gulf
  Coast...possible Thursday and Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Florida Red Tide Observations. You can find unaffected beaches
  by checking reports of recent, local observations and data:
  Mote Marine Laboratory daily beach conditions
  http://www.mote.org/beaches and the Florida Fish and Wildlife
  Conservation Commission (FWC) Red Tide Status:
  http://myfwc.com/redtidestatus.

* Florida Red Tide Health Information. Consult the Florida
  Department of Health:
  http://www.floridahealth.gov/environmental- health/aquatic-
  toxins/red-tide.html or call the Poison Control Center: 1-800-
  222-1222.

  Inclusion of external links does not constitute endorsement by
  the Department of Commerce/NOAA of these external web sites or
  the information, products or services contained therein.

* 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
  (http://www.mote.org/pages/Florida-Red-Tide1).

&&

$$


http://www.weather.gov/miami

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
219 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

FLZ160-162-165-210200-
/O.EXT.KTBW.BH.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180824T0200Z/
Coastal Sarasota-Coastal Charlotte-Coastal Lee-
219 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

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

* RED TIDE HAZARDS...Possible respiratory irritation in some
  coastal areas of Sarasota, Charlotte, and Lee counties.

For red tide forecast information visit
https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab/gomx.html

* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION IMPACTS...Symptoms may
  include coughing, sneezing, and tearing eyes.

* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION TIMING/LOCATION... NOAA
  FORECAST: Coastal northern/southern Sarasota County: Gulf coast
  and bay regions...possible Monday. Gulf coast and bay regions
  of northern Sarasota...possible Tuesday. Gulf coast of southern
  Sarasota...possible Tuesday. Coastal northern/southern Charlotte
  County: Gulf coast and bay regions...possible Monday and
  Tuesday. Gulf coast of northern Charlotte...possible Tuesday.
  Gulf coast and bay regions of southern Charlotte...possible
  Tuesday. Coastal northern/central/southern Lee County: Gulf
  coast and bay regions of northern Lee...possible Monday and
  Tuesday. Gulf coast of central and southern Lee...possible
  Monday and Tuesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
myfwc.com/redtidestatus.

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
therein.

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.

$$


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