SIGHTING RECORD #29782

Observer
Eoghan Cleare - Public
Event Date 08/11/2018 17:45
Duration 2 mins
Location Creadon Head, Waterford Harbour, Co. Waterford
Reported location 52.170,-6.942
Platform Other vessel/unspecified vessel
Species fin whale
Number seen
Min 2
Best 2
Max 2
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 2
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Within 300-500 mts of Creadan Head inside Waterford Hbr. Observed on 3-4 surfaces in quick succession from freighter.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling South-west
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction S
Glare (°)
Visibility 6-10 km
Cloud cover 50
Water depth (m) 8
Precipitation (rain/fog) Nil
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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