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The Florida Department of Health has detected elevated levels of red tide at several beaches in Sarasota County, according to Channel 8.

Sarasota red tide

Chip Osowski 11pm report

There will be posting signs tomorrow at the following beaches to give notice to beachgoers this weekend. Fortunately, right now the levels are low. They say some are experiencing respiratory irritation. The beaches where the warnings will be posted are Longboat Key, Bird Key Park, North Lido Beach, Lido Casino, South Lido, Siesta Beach, Turtle Beach, Nokomis Beach, and North Jetty Beach.

They have 6 tips if you do plan to head that way this weekend:


[Source: Channel 8]