TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Storm surge caused by what will likely be Hurricane Idalia will be made worse by higher-than-normal tides due to Wednesday’s Super Moon.
Areas north of Tampa Bay are expected to see 6 to 12 feet of storm surge, according to the National Hurricane Center. Areas around Tampa Bay and south could see between 3 and 9 feet of storm surge.
Wednesday’s high tide times across the Tampa Bay area:
|Location||High Tide||High Tide|
|Venice||1:29 a.m.||11:52 a.m.|
|Sarasota Bay||1:53 a.m.||12:16 p.m.|
|St. Pete Pier||3:31 a.m.||1:54 p.m.|
|Clearwater Beach||12:50 a.m.||12:01 p.m.|
|Tarpon Springs||1:22 a.m.||12:33 p.m.|
|New Port Richey||1:40 a.m.||12:51 p.m.|
|Kings Bay, Crystal River||5:04 a.m.||4:44 p.m.|
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