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Mystery Slick off Charleston SC

Isle of Palms, SC, USA | 2022-Oct-11

Initial Notification: On October 11, 2022, the USCG Sector Charleston reported that a pilot reported an observed slick that appeared to be black oil 2 miles off Charleston at position 32-45-23.2N and 079-45-49.2 W. The NOAA SSC was asked to provide a trajectory summary and evaluation of the shoreline threat.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 32° 45.39′ North
Longitude (approximate): 79° 45.82′ West