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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil in Gulf Of Mexico 2013-06-27

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1051980
Incident Time: 2013-06-27 14:00:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: UNKNOWN SHEEN INCIDENT
Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Material: UNKNOWN OIL
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.935833, -88.970000 (Explicit)
Report Description
A SHEEN IS SEEN EXTENDING SOUTHEAST FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM TODAY. THE AREA OF POSSIBLE OIL WAS 4.9 MILES IN LENGTH. WINDS WERE VERY LIGHT FROM THE WEST WHICH GENERALLY LINES UP WITH DIRECTION OF THE SLICK. SOME CLOUDS WERE SEEN TO THE NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE AREA BUT SKIES WERE GENERALLY CLEAR OVER THE SLICK. UNCERTAINTIES: LITTLE UNCERTAINTY GIVEN POINT SOURCE IS A KNOWN LEAK SITE. SLICK LINED UP WELL WITH LIGHT SURFACE WINDS OUT OF THE WEST AND OCEAN CURRENT DATA APPEARED TO SHOW A WEAK CONVERGENCE ZONE NEAR THE AREA OF ANALYZED OIL
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ID:b6ea8f74-eaea-300e-b50d-f3c5dd79
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1051980
Date:2013-06-27 14:00:00
Location:28.9358333333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil