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Mystery Sheen, Depoe Bay, OR

Oregon | 2022-Sep-15

Initial Notification: On 15-SEP-2022, USCG Sector Columbia River notified NOAA SSC of a mystery sheen that was observed approx. 1 mile offshore from Depoe Bay, OR. The sheen extends for approx. 700 yards, the quantity and type of product is unknown, a strong diesel odor was reported. A trajectory is requested to determine the extent of coverage for an overflight and if the oil will have shoreline impacts.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 44° 50.12′ North
Longitude (approximate): 124° 4.57′ West