The MODIS / Terra image taken today shows a very faint, long belt of anomalous ocean color that appears to follow the Loop Current. We have very tentatively identified this as possible oil slick and sheen carried far to the south. Consider this a low-confidence analysis; it’s possible that the Loop Current has a distinct ocean-color signature without any oil present:
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MODIS / Terra satellite image, May 21, 2010.