Tag Archive: NOAA

NOAA Reopens More Than 5,000 Square Miles of Closed Gulf Fishing Area!

August 10, 2010 3:47 pm Good News! Today fhe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that it will reopen 5,144 square miles of Gulf waters to commercial and recreational finfish fishing. The reopening was announced after consultation with FDA and under a reopening protocol agreed to by NOAA, the FDA, and the Gulf states. The following is an excerpt from […]

NOAA Reports Surface Oil no Longer a Threat to Florida!

August 2, 2010 1:23 pm The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday that surface oil is no longer a threat to Florida. Check out this feature article in The Destin Log! The following is an excerpt from the article: Surface oil no longer poses a threat to Florida coastlines, federal officials said Friday, but submerged oil could continue to […]

NOAA Re-opens One-Third of Closed Gulf Fishing Area

July 23, 2010 1:17 pm NOAA re-opened 26,388 square miles of Gulf waters to commercial and recreational fishing on Thursday, July 22, 2010. The reopening of a third of the overall closed area was announced after consultation with FDA and under a re-opening protocol agreed to by NOAA, the FDA, and the Gulf states. Since mid-June, NOAA data have shown […]

NOAA Oil Spill Projection Update!

July 21, 2010 6:36 pm   The NOAA map shows that we are not in the projection path! Our beautiful beaches in Panama City Beach remain open and unscathed by the wrath of the oil spill. We’ve been fortunate with favorable winds enabling us to remain out of the path of the oil trajectory throughout the nearly 90-day ordeal. We continue […]

Oil Spill Update

June 11, 2010 3:17 pm [The oil spill as imaged on June 9, 2010, by NOAA’s Terra satellite. The spill appears highly reflective in the sunglint portion of the image] Light southeast or south winds of 5 – 15 knots will blow today through Tuesday, according to the latest marine forecast from NOAA. These winds will keep oil near the […]

The Resort Collection Happiness Guarantee!

June 7, 2010 5:13 pm We got your back! If you have a reservation at a Resort Collection property this summer, we want you to know we understand you have concerns regarding the oil spill. We are honoring our cancellation policy up to 3 days prior to your arrival, which is ample time to cancel if need be based on […]