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F/V BARBARA MARIE spill

Spud Point Marina, Bodega Bay, CA | 2021-Sep-15

Initial Notification: Late morning on 16-SEP-2021, staff from the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary contacted their NOAA SSC to request a trajectory for a reported diesel spill in Bodega Harbor, CA. Further information obtained from USCG Sector San Francisco indicated that roughly 200-300 gallons of diesel fuel may have discharged from the F/V BARBARA MARIA during a tank-to-tank transfer late in the evening of 15-SEP-2021. Winds have been light & variable since early in the spill and USCG Sector San Francisco observed scattered sheen in other areas of Bodega Harbor. Oil fate & transport info was requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 400 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 38° 19.76′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 3.44′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable