MAP OF THE DAY: And Now The BP Oil Slick Is Hammering Florida Fishing

The reach of the BP oil slick is now extending into the Loop Current and fishing authorities have closed off new areas as a result. You may need to reschedule your weekend deep sea fishing trip as a result.

From NOAA:

Fishing Loop Current

24 hour coast

Source: NOAA

24 hour Gulf of Mexico

Source: NOAA

48 hour coast

Source: NOAA

48 hour Gulf of Mexico

Source: NOAA

72 hour coast

Source: NOAA

72 hour Gulf of Mexico

Source: NOAA

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