2 hour survey, start time 12:00
Weather conditions: visibility >10km, sea state 3, light swell
6 bottlenose dolphins and 1 Atlantic grey seal
Two bottlenose dolphins, one adult and one juvenile were seen foraging at the start of the survey in around the harbour wall. Later in the survey a female Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water by Ynys Lochtyn. On return to the harbour a group of three adults and one calf were seen foraging by the fish factory.
2 hour survey, start time 14:00
Weather conditions: Visibility >10km, sea state 2-4, light - medium swell
10 bottlenose dolphins and 3 Atlantic grey seals
Three adult and two juvenile bottlenose dolphins were spotted feeding, East of the harbour wall. One female grey seal was spotted in the water, West of Target Rock. Two female grey seals were spotted in the water, just off Ynys Lochtyn. One bottlenose dolphin was spotted foraging in the same area. Four bottlenose dolphins with one calf and one juvenile were spotted foraging, travelling and displaying close contact, between the harbour wall and the fish factory.
2 hour survey, start time 16:00
Weather conditions: Visibility >10km, sea state 2, light – medium swell
11 bottlenose dolphins and 1 Atlantic grey seal
Four adult bottlenose dolphins and one calf were spotted tail slapping, just North of the harbour wall. Three more bottlenose dolphins were spotted travelling East in the same area. One female grey seal was spotted in the water North of Cwm Tydu. Three bottlenose dolphins were spotted diving between the harbour wall and the fish factory.