16/06/12: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey; Start time: 07:00
Weather conditions: Rain; Sea state: 3-4; Wind direction: S/SW
Four bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins were sighted in front of the harbour wall including a juvenile. Later in the survey two more bottlenose dolphins appeared closer to the pier.

2hr survey; Start time: 09:00
Weather conditions: Overcast / dull / Rain; Sea state: 2; Wind direction: S/SW
Three bottlenose dolphins

A lone adult bottlenose dolphin was sighted by the harbour wall at the start of the survey. Later in the survey two bottlenose dolphins were sighted between the harbour wall and headland. 

2hr survey; Start time: 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast / dull; Sea state: 1-2; Wind direction: SW
Seven bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling east from the headland. A third bottlenose dolphin joined the group at the cardinal buoy. Later in the survey two more bottlenose dolphins were seen in front of the harbour wall.

2hr survey; Start time: 13:00
Weather conditions: Rain; Sea state: 1-2; Wind direction: SW
Nine bottlenose dolphins

Three bottlenose dolphins were sighted towards the cardinal buoy. Halfway through the survey four separate groups of bottlenose dolphins were sighted a group of three on the horizon directly in front of the harbour wall, a pair by the cardinal buoy, a pair towards the reef and a pair in front of the harbour wall.

2hr survey; Start time: 15:00
Weather conditions: Rain/overcast; Sea state 1-4; Wind direction: SE-SW

No sightings.