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daytona beach and clearwater weather

do the storms also come around the beaches afternoon so you basicall cannot sunbathe and go in the water all day,what about sharks to.

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1. Re: daytona beach and clearwater weather

Not sure as much about Clearwater, but the storms do come around daily in Daytona Beach....very similar to Orlando, except with the ocean.

If you go on the Daytona Forum and read some trip reviews there, you'll find most folks get "run indoors" in the afternoon hours thanks to the thunderstorms during the summer months, so sunbathing is best done in the morning hours.

More shark attacks happen a little south of Daytona near New Smyrna, but it's not impossible at Daytona. The real threat is the rip currents which are very bad at Daytona.

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We had a stonking storm at Clearwater when we were there. I guess you can get them pretty much everywhere depending on the time of year and wind direction.

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P.S. Have a dip in the gulf first thing in the morning at Clearwater if you get the chance - the waters warm and calm and you've got those big birds all around diving for fish (heron I think before anyone asks). Here's a live beach cam or 2:

myclearwater.com/gov/…index.asp

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apparantly there has been no rain at all in Clearwater in the last 3 weeks.

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The FL west coast often gets an afternoon thunderstorm too, but they come and go quickly and most often not until quite late in the afternoon. By that time you'll be sick of the sun anyway and the clouds will be a welcome relief.

In over 8 years living on the west coast, and current visits as our boat is still there (thus lots of time on the water), I've seen only one shark and that a little hammerhead, not in the Gulf, but in Tampa Bay. They are there but seldom spotted and practically never a problem. An attack is a freak thing but there was one several years ago on the little Boca Ciega Bay where we sail . Once again...that was on a bay...not the Gulf and was a freak accident. A man jumped off his dock evidently into a school of bait fish being chased by a tiger shark--a dock he'd jumped off safely every day for years and years. They are not something you need to worry about but in the interest of being careful, you might want to stay out of the water in the evening hours.

My preference of east or west coast is west where the beaches are prettier and water calmer.

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6. Re: daytona beach and clearwater weather

rather go clearwater,daytona must be cold in the atlantic sea too!

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just back form st petes water in the gulf was high 80,s plenty of dolipins jumping splashing in the water did not see any sharks but herad there is st petes area quiter then clearwater as a feel of the bahamas to

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