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Possible sheen; off Point Loma, San Diego, CA

off Point Loma, San Diego, CA | 2021-Jun-20

Initial Notification: On 20-JUN-2021, NOAA ERD began receiving media inquiries about a possible sheen report off San Diego. USCG Sector San Diego had received a report on 19-JUN-2021 (NRC Report No. 1308242) of a sheen approximately 10.5 nautical miles to the Southwest of Point Loma and the reporting party indicated that it had been present since Friday (18-JUN-2021). USCG conducted an overflight of the area and observed a 3 x 0.5 mile sheen, but did not request NOAA support. This Hotline is being opened to capture information on this report as it becomes available.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Unknown
Latitude (approximate): 32° 35.12′ North
Longitude (approximate): 117° 24.80′ West