SIGHTING RECORD #28170

Observer
Andrew Frazer - Public
Event Date 21/08/2017 14:35
Duration 5 mins
Location Clogher Head, Co. Louth
Reported location 53.887,-6.053
Platform Other vessel/unspecified vessel
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 2
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Observed in area c.7 NM NE of Clogher Head. Details consistent with minke whale.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling North
Environment
Sea state Small wavelets. Glassy crests - not breaking.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 3: Gentle breeze
Wind direction SE
Glare (°) 0
Visibility 6-10 km
Cloud cover 88
Water depth (m) 30
Precipitation (rain/fog) N/A
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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