1 hour survey, start time 10.45
Weather conditions: visibility >10km, sea state 1-2, light swell
Four bottlenose dolphins
Two adults and one juvenile bottlenose dolphin were seen foraging and travelling just off the harbour wall. One final bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging 1 mile NW off the fish factory.
2 hour survey, start time 13:45
Weather conditions: visibility>10km, sea state 0-2, light swell
15 bottlenose dolphins, five Atlantic grey seals
Eight bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging and feeding on fish between the harbour wall and the fish factory. Two Atlantic grey seal females were seen in the water near Ynys Lochtyn, along with one juvenile and three adult bottlenose dolphins that were foraging and travelling. Three more female Atlantic grey seals were seen in the water near Cwm Tydu. A final group of one juvenile and two adult bottlenose dolphins was seen foraging near the fish factory on the return to New Quay.