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Mystery Sheen Main Pass 63; Gulf of Mexico

Gulf of Mexico | 2019-Apr-01

Initial Notification: On April 1, 2019, the USCG Sector New Orleans contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a 4nm x 2nm silvery mystery sheen originally identified on March 29 2019. USCG requested assistance identifying this sheen in past and future NESDIS Satellite reports.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 20.05′ North
Longitude (approximate): 88° 59.62′ West