Red Tide Summary (April 18, 2014)
Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, was detected in background concentrations in only one water sample collected alongshore of Lee County Other samples collected throughout Florida this week did not contain K. brevis.
Regional Status Reports and Maps (April 18, 2014)
Southwest coast report and mapEast coast report and mapNorthwest coast report and map
To see detailed information on this week's samples, view the current Statewide Google Earth map for April 18, 2014.
By using Google Earth, you can zoom in to specific locations and click on stations to see detailed information, including sample date and cell concentration. You must have Google Earth installed on your computer to view this map; the software can be downloaded from the Google Earth website.
The FWRI Red Tide Status Line is now available to callers throughout the state. FWRI updates the recording each Friday by 5 p.m. Red Tide Status Line: 866-300-9399 (toll-free inside Florida only); 727-552-2448 (outside Florida).
Reports are updated on Friday afternoon except during holidays, in which case the report will be released on the closest day. Additional information, if available, is provided on Wednesday afternoon. To receive an e-mail when the current status has been updated, visit our subscription area.
Previous Regional Status Reports and MapsApril 11, 2014Southwest coast report and mapEast coast report and mapNorthwest coast report (there is no map for the northwest coast this week)Google Earth map
April 4, 2014Southwest coast report and mapEast coast report and mapNorthwest coast report and mapGoogle Earth map
March 28, 2014Southwest coast report and mapEast coast report and mapNorthwest coast report and mapGoogle Earth map
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