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S/V Bella Gina adrift

off San Simeon, CA | 2018-Feb-17

Initial Notification: On February 17, 2018, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) contacted their NOAA SSC to request trajectory support for a sailboat set adrift within the Sanctuary five days earlier. The 35-ft S/V BELLA GINA was taking on water and the subject of a search & rescue (SAR) case by USCG. The MBNMS requested modeling support to help determine where the S/V may have drifted and/or sunk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Products of concern:debris
Latitude (approximate): 35° 36.60′ North
Longitude (approximate): 121° 24.60′ West