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Torrance beach water

06:03 Apr 28 2022 Torrance beach by dolphin statue

Description
My son is very sick after surfing. He went surfing on Sunday evening and was told by another surfer when he got out of the water that there was a red tide and to beware that he would probably get sick. Sure enough ton Wednesday afternoon he became very nauseous and threw up. He threw up many times that evening. I am not sure if it is from being the ocean or not but it sure is a concerning thought.
Additional Data
What were your symptoms? Check all that apply:: Vomiting,Cramps/Stomach Pain,Fever
Did you see a doctor?: No
How long after you were in the water did your illness symptoms start?: After 2 days
How many times have you been sick from the water at this beach?: One
How long did your illness last?: Currently sick
Will you allow Surfrider Foundation to contact you? If yes, please provide info below. This will not be shared publicly.: Yes
Did you observe a distinct source of pollution or algal bloom? Please describe.: The water was unusually dark
Which state (if US) or country (if non-US) were you visiting?: California

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