19/07/2012: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey start time 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny or overcast/dull; sea state 4 becoming 3 later; wind direction NW occasionally W

No sightings

2hr survey start time 11:00
Weather conditions; sunny; sea state 3 becoming 2 later; wind direction W becoming SW later
One bottlenose dolphin

No sightings were recorded until the last 15 minutes when one bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near the cardinal buoy.

2hr survey start time 13:00
Weather conditions; sunny or fair; sea state 3 becoming 2 later; wind direction NW occasionally WNW
One bottlenose dolphin

One bottlenose dolphin was seen near the cardinal buoy throughout the whole survey, thought to be foraging at depth. It left the survey for the final 15 minutes.

2hr survey start time 15:00
Weather conditions; fair becoming sunny; sea state 2-3; wind direction W
Two bottlenose dolphins

One bottlenose dolphin was sighted at the beginning of the survey, foraging near the cardinal buoy. Another bottlenose dolphin was recorded foraging close to the pier during the last 15 minutes of the survey.