Pinellas County’s latest red tide water samples taken today confirmed forecasted movement of the bloom north along our coast.
Today, high concentrations of red tide were found at Sand Key Park, Indian Rocks Beach, Madeira Beach and in two spots at Isle of Capri in Treasure Island (intracoastal side). Medium concentrations were found on the Gulf side in Treasure Island and Pass-A-Grille with Fort De Soto Park showing low concentrations.
Minor fish kills continue to be present along the beaches with larger amounts from Indian Rocks Beach to Sand Key Park.
The latest forecast continues to show the red tide moving north toward Clearwater Beach and Honeymoon Island.
Visit St. Pete/Clearwater, Pinellas County and Florida Fish & Wildlife are continuing to monitor the situation and provide updates as information becomes available.
If you have condition updates or cancellation information to share, please email [email protected].
Red tide resources for tourism industry:
• Printable rack card for visitors and guests
• Real-time beach conditions, including the presence of red tide, respiratory irritation and dead fish.
• Red tide forecast tool
• Respiratory irritation forecast tool
• VSPC red tide update and resource hub
• FWC red tide resources, including fish kill reporting