2 hour survey, start time 09:00
Weather conditions: fair, sea state 1, wind direction SE
Four bottlenose dolphins
Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout entirety of survey heading away from the boat activity in the area. All sightings were around the cardinal buoy or the fish factory area and the cetaceans were, on the most part, seen alone, with only one pair being recorded.
2 hour survey, start time 11:00
Weather conditions: fair-sunny, sea state 1, wind direction N-SE-E
Two bottlenose dolphins
Bottlenose dolphins were sighted in the first hour of the survey only, travelling between the fish factory and the cardinal buoy and foraging at depth.
2 hour survey, start time 13:00
Weather conditions: fair, sea state 1, wind direction SE-E
One bottlenose dolphin
One bottlenose dolphin was seen in the first half of the survey, foraging at depth. There was also an Atlantic grey seal spotted in the second half of the survey travelling west from around the pier area.