Update on Gulf Oil Spill Weather Outlook

Update Monday May 3rd

The oil slick associated with the blowout and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon has somewhat drifted back offshore as the southeasterly winds have eased. Winds and seas are forecast to remain light to moderate and variable through the 6th then increase moderate to fresh southwesterly by the 7th shifting northerly on the 8th

Oil Slick Trajectory Maps

Current Surface Analysis

24Hr,48Hr and 72Hr wind Forecast

Ocean Current Forecast Model

This information is of great value to all working in the gulf. Thanks for the update Fred!

Thanks Fred

Thanks John

BTW I just adde 2 more links - one for the current surface analysis and a second for the ocean current model forecast.