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Effects of the Cosco Busan Oil Spill - November 2007

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This map shows the area of the November 2007 oil spill in San Francisco Bay -- when the Cosco Busan container ship hit the Bay Bridge.
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Map of San Francisco Bay - Showing Effects of Cosco Busan Oil Spill (November 2007)

Image © Hugh Grew

San Francisco Oil Spill - How to Help

Several organizations are involved in oiled bird and wildlife rescue, as well as beach and shoreline cleanup. Please see the About San Francisco home page for current information on upcoming cleanup training sessions.

And see How to Help - San Francisco Oil Spill Cleanup for details on what you can do to volunteer with oiled wildlife rescue, help beach cleanup, or assist with other oil spill remediation efforts.

Bay Area Closed Beaches - Updated November 17, 2007

Sources: U.S. Coast Guard | East Bay Regional Parks

See a list of local telephone numbers for updates on beach openings and closures.

The red arrows on the map indicate the trajectory of the oil spill, following the collision on the west span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge.

Even as beaches reopen, they may be closed intermittently for bird rescue or if oil returns. Please continue to keep dogs away from beaches and areas where oiled and injured birds maybe stranded. If oiled birds are spooked back into the water, they cannot be rescued and will mostly likely die.

San Francisco & Bay

  • Aquatic Park/Municipal Pier - REOPENED
  • Angel Island Shoreline
  • Baker Beach - REOPENED
  • China Beach - REOPENED
  • Crissy Field - REOPENED
  • Fort Funston - REOPENED
  • Fort Point - REOPENED
  • Ocean Beach - OPEN - Advisories posted

Marin County

  • Agate Beach - REOPENED
  • Black Sands Beach
  • Bonita Cove - REOPENED
  • Fort Baker
  • Kirby Cove
  • Limantour - REOPENED
  • Marshall's Beach
  • Mile Rock Beach
  • Muir Beach - REOPENED
  • RCA Beach - REOPENED
  • Red Rock Beach - REOPENED
  • Rodeo Beach - REOPENED
  • Steep Ravine Beach - REOPENED
  • Stinson Beach - REOPENED
  • Tennessee Valley - REOPENED
  • Wildcat Beach (Pt. Reyes)

East Bay

  • Albany Beach and North Basin at Eastshore State Park - REOPENED
  • Brooks Island Regional Preserve
  • Cesar Chavez Park in Berkeley - REOPENED (Water Access/Shoreline restricted)
  • Crown Memorial Beach in Alameda - REOPENED (Water Access/Shoreline CLOSED)
  • Eastshore State Park - TRAILS OPEN / Water Access CLOSED
  • Keller Beach and Ferry Point Pier at Miller Knox Regional Shoreline - OPEN (Water Access/Shoreline CLOSED)
  • Middle Harbor Shoreline Park in Oakland - OPEN (Water Access/Shoreline CLOSED)
  • Point Isabel Regional Shoreline - REOPENED

Pacifica Area

  • Esplande Beach - REOPENED
  • Linda Mar Beach - REOPENED
  • >Rockaway Beach - REOOPENED
  • Sharp Park Beach - REOPENED
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