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Beaches in Saint Pete

chicago , IL
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Beaches in Saint Pete

My wife and I are going to head down to Saint Pete Beach second weekend of September.

Forgive my ignorance but how are the water in the area ? We were in fort myers a few years ago after spill and could see tar balls on the shore. Again, its been sometime and wanted to see if that if the water is clean and free of oil ..etc.

Thanks in Advance.

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1. Re: Beaches in Saint Pete

The beaches in this area were never affected by the spill. No oil ever.

There may be more seaweed than normal on the beach due to TS Debby, and now TS Isaac, but no oil at all.

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The water is clear and the surf is calming after Isaac passed by. Seaweed was minimal to non-existant this AM. Looking good right now. Of course, conditions in the Gulf and on the beach are subject to change, but I wouldn't be too concerned. The beach is lovely more often than not!

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3. Re: Beaches in Saint Pete

No spill effects, some seaweed has been on the beach recently. Overall a good beach to walk and enjoy

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