19/04/2016: 18 Bottlenose Dolphins and 3 Atlantic Grey Seals

2hr survey. Start time 07:00
Weather conditions: fair, sea state 1, wind direction SW

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather condition: Overcast/dull, sea state 1, wind direction NE/N

15 Bottlenose dolphins were spotted from 9:30 to 10:45 in the Bay around the harbour wall and the cardinal marker. There was also an Atlantic seal spotted at the same time as 2 bottlenose dolphins at around 10:30. The seal was spotted closer towards the fish factory whereas the bottlenose dolphins were near the cardinal marker.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/sunny, sea state1/2, wind direction N/NE

Three Bottlenose dolphins we spotted at the beginning of the survey at 11:00. There was a group of 2 seen travelling far offshore. Another dolphin was seen close to the harbour wall travelling towards the fish factory.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair, sea state 2, wind direction NE/NW

One grey seal was spotted around 14:00 near the fish factory.

2hr Survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 3, wind direction W/NW

No sightings

2hr Survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind direction N/NW

One Atlantic seal was seen around 18:00 near the fish factory, it was seen in the water.