31/08/2017: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

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

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny/overcast/rain, sea state 1-2 (3 offshore), wind direction S/SW/W/NW

One bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging in the bay for the second half of the survey which was identified as Snowcap, a regular visitor to the bay.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sunny/overcast, sea state 3, wind direction N/NW/W

The only sighting was of an Atlantic grey seal swimming by the harbour wall.

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

One female Atlantic grey seal was seen swimming along by the harbour wall at the start of the survey, but nothing was seen after this.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1-2, wind direction W/NW

No marine mammal sightings, but one barrel jellyfish was spotted.

2hr survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind direction NW

Halfway through the survey, two bottlenose dolphins were spotted between the fish factory and the cardinal marker, and an Atlantic grey seal bottling by the harbour wall. However, these were only seen a few times and not again for the rest of the survey.