818  
WHUS42 KTBW 210030  
CFWTBW  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL  
830 PM EDT MON AUG 20 2018  
 
FLZ155-220200-  
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0009.000000T0000Z-180824T0200Z/  
COASTAL MANATEE-  
830 PM EDT MON AUG 20 2018  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY  
EVENING...  
 
* RED TIDE HAZARDS...POSSIBLE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION IN SOME  
COASTAL AREAS.  
 
FOR RED TIDE FORECAST INFORMATION VISIT  
HTTPS://TIDESANDCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV/HAB/GOMX.HTML  
 
* 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 SOUTHERN MANATEE COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY  
REGIONS...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.  
 

 
 

 
 
FLZ160-162-165-220200-  
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180824T0200Z/  
COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-  
830 PM EDT MON AUG 20 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.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA  
 
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