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Mystery Sheen Main Pass 61

Gulf of Mexico | 2020-Aug-10

Initial Notification: ON August 10, 2020, the USCG received notification of a mystery sheen in Main Pass 61 off the coast of Louisiana. The sheen was 8mi x 1/2mi heading west to east. USCG requested a hindcast to determine the potential for association with a previous incident.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 18.97′ North
Longitude (approximate): 88° 55.22′ West