Oil Forecast: Spill drifting toward Florida’s West Coast; 120 miles from Tampa Bay


WFSFCS West Florida Continental Shelf forecast of surface trajectories for Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

120-hour Forecast, May 30, 2010 - June 3, 2010

An arm of the oil slick appears to have exited the Loop Current and is drifting eastward aided by onshore winds.

By June 3, oil is predicted to be 120 miles off the coast of Tampa Bay and Florida's west coast.

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