​Visitors and beach-goers: 

How Do I Find Current Water Conditions for Area Beaches & the Caloosahatchee River?


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The Florida Department of Health in Lee County participates in the Healthy Beaches Program. Thirteen Lee County beaches are sampled and monitored weekly for bacteria. View results of the samples and any posted weekly advisories by clicking on the first link the chart below.


The chart below also contains current and forecast conditions for red tide and other harmful algal blooms (HABs) along area beaches and the Caloosahatchee River.



Beach & River Conditions Source

Beach Health Advisory Status

Florida Department of Health's Florida Healthy Beaches Program
Current Beach Conditions

MOTE Marine Laboratory
Red Tide Current Status

Florida Fish  and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Algal Blooms Monitoring and Response

Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Lake Okeechobee Water Level​South Florida Water Management District

 Blue-Green Algae FAQ  

Lee County Additional Links & Resources:

Lee County Commissioners have made decades of significant funding commitments in the tens of millions of dollars to water-related projects and infrastructure, as reflected in the documents below.