2 hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 1, wind direction S
4 bottlenose dolphins, 1 Atlantic grey seal
Between 10:00 and 10:15, a pod of 4 bottlenose dolphins were exhibiting leaping and splashing behaviour, due north of the harbour wall and northeast of the fish factory. 1 Atlantic grey seal was also observed throughout the survey; first travelling southeast from the harbour wall, and then bottling at the surface near the Cardinal buoy at the end of the survey.
2 hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Fair/sunny, sea state 1, wind direction SE
1 Atlantic grey seal
A grey seal was spotted at several points through the survey, first travelling eastwards along the northern flank of the harbour wall from 11:45, and then bottling at the surface north of the harbour wall during the last 2 time intervals.
2 hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair/overcast, sea state 1, wind direction variable – E/SE
2 hr survey, Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/Sunny, sea state 1, wind direction SE
5 bottlenose dolphins and 1 Atlantic grey seal
5 bottlenose dolphins were seen during the first half hour of the survey, splashing and leaping at the surface before travelling eastwards towards the Cardinal buoy. A grey seal was spotted in the last hour of the survey, bottling just north of the harbour wall.