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Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Lat: 26.45N, Lon: 81.95W
Wx Zone: FLZ165
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Issue Date: 816 PM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018
Expiration: 0200 GMT 23 2018
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS 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 of northern Sarasota...possible Tuesday and Wednesday. Gulf coast of southern Sarasota...possible Tuesday and Wednesday. Coastal northern/southern Charlotte County: Gulf coast of northern Charlotte...possible Tuesday and Wednesday. Gulf coast and bay regions of southern Charlotte...possible Tuesday and Wednesday. Coastal northern/central/southern Lee County: Gulf coast and bay regions of northern Lee...possible Tuesday and Wednesday. Gulf coast of central and southern Lee...possible Tuesday and Wednesday. Coastal northern/southern Charlotte County: Gulf coast of northern Charlotte...possible Tuesday and Wednesday. Gulf coast and bay regions of southern Charlotte...possible Tuesday and Wednesday. Coastal northern/central/southern Lee County: Gulf coast and bay regions of northern Lee...possible Tuesday and Wednesday. Gulf coast of central and southern Lee...possible Tuesday and Wednesday. 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.