Satellite Source: Sentinel 2B
Mode: Multispectral
Resolution: 10 meter
Image Date & Time: 04-28-2018 1628 UTC

Confidence: High
Issue Date: 05-01-2018

Region: Gulf of Mexico
Location: 2856'16" N, 8858'14" W
Coverage Area: 127.70 km^2

Remarks:

Possible oil was observed in satellite imagery. This anomaly is unconfirmed 
as oil. The anomaly appeared to be emanating from the Destroyed Taylor 
Energy Platform repeat leak source in MC-20. The shape of the anomaly 
was discontinuous, measured more than 30 nm from end to end, and spanned 
more than 10 nm wide.
Measured winds at the time of observation were 10 
knots and from the North. Modeled ocean currents in the area were around 
1.25 kts and towards the East.
Confidence was determined to be High given 
the anomaly was believed to be oil discharge from a repeat leak source.
 The anomaly also possessed silver shimmer within a sunglint area.
Uncertainties:

There are no uncertainties, however, it should be noted the image was
more than 48 hrs old at the time of issuance. 
Analyst: Boll


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