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Red drift algae and murky conditions found on Sanibel beach

Posted at 9:33 PM, Sep 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-10 08:49:07-04

SANIBEL, Fla. — The City of Sanibel sent out a beach advisory warning to the public about the presence of algae on the beach.

The City says after Hurricane Dorian came through conditions on the beach were atypical.

Abnormal conditions such as floating algae, algae deposits, strong odors, and murky waters were found on the beach.

A Red Drift Algae report shows algae in the lighthouse area, Gulfside City Park, Tarpon Bay Beach Park and Bowman’s Beach Park.

For more information on Sanibel and other Lee County beach conditions, click here.