St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
To better understand storm impacts on the coast, the USGS National Assessment of Storm-Induced Coastal Change Hazards group is responding to the extratropical winter storm impacting the Florida Gulf coast.
Dec. 20, 2018
Large waves and storm surge will impact beaches along the Florida Gulf coast.
The USGS National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards storm team is predicting coastal change impacts due to the potential for high waves and elevated water levels along the Florida Gulf coast through Saturday December 22. Predictions will be updated as conditions change and are available in the Coastal Change Hazards Portal. Forecasts showing the timing and magnitude of elevated water levels at the shoreline are available in real-time in the Total Water Level and Coastal Change Forecast Viewer.