2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny turning to heavy rain, sea state 3 decreasing to 1, wind direction varied E to SW
4 bottlenose dolphins
About an hour into the survey two bottlenose dolphins were spotted heading into the harbour not far from the wall. These were identified as a mother and juvenile, which were then identified by ShoreFin as ‘Jacky’ and her two year old. Shortly afterwards another pair of bottlenose dolphins were seen a few hundred metres away but they were only seen briefly before they left as the rain closed in.
2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: heavy rain becoming overcast, sea state 1, wind direction N
2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: overcast turning to thunderstorm, sea state 1, wind direction S
No sightings. End time 13:30 due to thunder, lightning and heavy rain.
2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: fair or sunny, sea state 1, wind direction N