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Red tide

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Red tide

We are going to Florida in November at siesta key beach front can you tell me anything about the red tide and does it occur in the month of November

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1. Re: Red tide

Impossible to answer - read some of the other threads on this issue

Denver
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From late Fall and winter when the water is much cooler it doesn’t normally happen.

Louisville, Kentucky
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You might want to keep track of the posts on this site, as well as the experts on the ground at Mote Marine via the following link: https://mote.org/research/program/environmen…

Good luck!

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Actually, the typical red tide blooms occur from October to February. From the Florida Fish and Wildlife website: Karenia brevis blooms occur in the Gulf of Mexico almost every year, generally in late summer or early fall. They are most common off the central and southwestern coasts of Florida between Clearwater and Sanibel Island but may occur anywhere in the Gulf. Blooms are less common but do occur along the southeastern Atlantic coast as far north as North Carolina. Most blooms last three to five months and affect hundreds of square miles, but they can continue sporadically for as long as 18 months, affecting thousands of square miles.

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