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Mystery Spill; Off Israel

Off Israel | 2021-Feb-01

Initial Notification: On/about 18-FEB-2021, following a winter storm, tar began arriving on beaches of Israel from an unknown source. As a result, roughly 160+ km (100+ miles) of coastline were impacted including public beaches, natural reserves, and national parks. This Hotline is being opened to collect and archive relevant incident info.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 32° 1.80′ North
Longitude (approximate): 34° 4.80′ East