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Barber's Point Mystery Oil; Oahu, HI

Oahu, HI | 1984-Aug-27

Initial Notification: Mystery oil observed about 15miles due W of Barber's Point Oahu. Estimated origin was 8/27 near Eva Beach. Area of oil was 1.5 miles long & 74 yards wide and was made up of large pancakes of dark viscous oil. Problem complicated by developing tropical storm SE of th HI islands.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 21° 19.63′ North
Longitude (approximate): 158° 21.38′ West