Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring System

Algal Blooms from Satellite for Southwest Florida

Karenia brevis is either not present or at background levels in water samples, so blooms are unlikely to be Karenia brevis.

To access the Florida Gulf of Mexico HAB Forecast System, click here and view Satellite imagery with latest sampling data here.

For information and updates on Tampa Bay area, click here.

Images last updated: 10/04/2022

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Image credit: The images were derived from Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite data from the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) and were processed by NOAA, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science.

NOTE: Image quality will vary with clouds and satellite position (OLCI satellite background information). See more information about our bloom monitoring imagery.