Redington Shores, FL has a public beach access at 18200 Gulf Boulevard. I like going there because it has a big parking lot and restroom facilities.
Sometimes our Florida weather is unpredictable though, massive, dark clouds roll in, and it changes from sunny to a massive downpour in a few short minutes.
If the sky looks like this, it's probably a good idea to pack up the umbrella and beach chairs, and head on home. The beach day is about to be cut short: