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11:00AM Red Tide Update on Monday, 8/20:

Thank you all for the support & uplifting comments about yesterday’s closure, we truly appreciate it. Right now, the respiratory irritation is at a 1 (very slight) and the dead fish smell is at a 3 (moderate) with winds coming out of the Southwest. We are going to be open for lunch at 11:30AM but will be closing at 4:00PM based on the weather forecast indicating a increase & shift of winds. Sharky's will be OPEN for lunch and dinner tomorrow, Tuesday, August 21st, with Trivia on deck at 7:00PM.

Fins At Sharky's will be open for dinner at 4:00PM, with a spacious inside dining room offering a quite pleasurable dining experience. We recommend making reservations by calling 941-999-FINS. And don’t forget about Fins Frenzy - lite bites & drink specials from 4-6PM!

Thank you again for the love & support during this difficult time - we can’t wait to see you once the red tide dissipates!

In an effort to keep our community and guests updated on the current red tide conditions at the beach and Venice Fishing Pier, we are going to provide three updates a day on our website as well as on our Facebook page. Our goal is to inform you of the current red tide conditions so you are able to make informed decisions about visiting the restaurants and/or beach and Venice Fishing Pier, with no surprises once you get here. We truly appreciate those of you who have come out to support us during this difficult time and we are hopeful that the red tide will go away very soon.

Red Tide Rating System:

0 - No Presence
1 - Very Slight
2 - Periodically Noticeable
3 - Moderate
4 - Strong Presence
5 - Intense
Updates will be posted here on our website three times a day at 11:00am, 2:00pm and 5:00pm. Updates will also be available on our Facebook page:
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