Red tide report ...it looks great in Port Isabel and South Padre Island Texas.. No new fish kill and the water looks nice and clean .. Fishing has been great with lots of redfish ..mangrove snapper ..Spanish mackerel ..speckled trout ..come on down and do some fishing ..FISH ON!!!
Karenia: brevis (commonly known as Texas red tide) ranges from not present to high concentrations along the Texas coast from Corpus Christi Bay to Rio Grande regions. K. brevis concentrations are patchy in nature and levels of respiratory irritation will vary locally based upon nearby bloom concentrations, ocean currents, and wind speed and direction. The highest level of potential respiratory irritation forecast for Tuesday, October 11 to Thursday, October 13 is listed below:
County Region: Forecast (Duration)
Bay region-Corpus Christi Bay: Moderate (Tu-Th)
Port Aransas/Mustang Island to PINS: Low (Tu-Th)
Padre Island National Seashore region: Moderate (Tu-Th)
Mansfield Pass to Beach Access 6 region: Moderate (Tu-Th)
Beach Access 6 to Rio Grande region: Moderate (Tu-Th)
Bay region-Lower Laguna Madre to Laguna Vista: Moderate (Tu-Th)
All Other Texas Regions: None expected (Tu-Th)
Check http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab/beach_conditions.html for recent, local observations. Over the past few days, reports of respiratory irritation have been received from the Corpus Christi Bay and the Beach Access 6 to Rio Grande regions.
For more information visit: http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab. Cell count data are provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Image Caption: Shown here is last week's HAB Bulletin also available at http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab/bulletins.html#archive.