The probability of a Pseudo-nitzschia spp. bloom for the month of July was still high all along the coast with some low offshore probabilities in the Southern California Bight near Orange and San Diego Counties. High nearshore probabilities of a Pseudo-nitzschia spp. bloom in Orange County was consistent with Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring and Alert Program (HABMAP) weekly sampling at Newport Pier, and to a lesser extent, Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara.
Read more from the July 2018 California HAB Bulletin.