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Mystery Spill or Anomaly off St Augustine FL

Offshore, Florida | 2017-Jun-04

Initial Notification: On June 2-4 2017, a potential oil spill off the east coast of Florida was detected by NOAA's National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service. The analysis indicated relative high confidence of oil. USCG Sector Jacksonville is conducting overflights of the area today. The feature could be oil, an algal bloom, or other debris collecting in a convergence area on the eastern edge of the Gulf Stream. NOAA provided the USCG with initial trajectory information.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 30° 0.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 80° 19.80′ West