Siesta Beach no-swim advisory lifted

July 30, 2022 —

The no-swim advisories imposed at Siesta Key Beach, Service Club Beach, Caspersen Beach, and Manasota Key on July 28 have been lifted by the Florida Department of Health.

July 29, 2022 —

Although Siesta Beach is open, wading, swimming and otherwise entering the water is not recommended.

Because the amount of enterococcus bacteria are outside acceptable limits in July 25 water quality samples, Sarasota County posted no swim advisories for:  Bird Key Park/Ringling Causeway, Brohard Beach, Caspersen Beach, Manasota Key Beach, Service Club Beach, Siesta Key Beach, and Venice Fishing Pier.

Herald Tribune, July 29: No-swim advisories posted at seven Sarasota beaches; new test results due today

Sarasota News Leader, July 28, Rachel Brown Hackney: ‘No Swim’ advisory issued for Sarasota County beaches, including Siesta, and Venice Fishing Pier