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Pleasure craft WILD WAVE

Two Harbors, Santa Catalina Island, CA | 2020-Mar-10

Initial Notification: On the afternoon of 10-MAR-2020, USCG Sector LA/Long Beach contacted their NOAA SSC about an un-manned pleasure craft WILD WAVE that was dragging anchor outside of Catalina Harbor on Santa Catalina Island, CA. It is a 65' wooden vessel (former trawler) with a potential of 400-800 gallons diesel on-board and is reportedly 30 yards offshore. Sector LA/LB requests a hypothetical "what if" trajectory in the event it hits the rocks and discharges in the next two hours.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 800 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 33° 25.35′ North
Longitude (approximate): 118° 30.31′ West