SIGHTING RECORD #29588

Observer
Noel Kelly - Public
Event Date 15/09/2018 11:30
Duration 6 mins
Location Downpatrick Head, Co. Mayo ( 54.3300,-9.3320 )
Reported location 54.31338646969076,-9.2924955548608
Platform Other vessel/unspecified vessel
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Between Downpatrick Head, Ballycastle and Lacken Bay, Co. Mayo.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Travelling
Direction of Travelling Variable
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction SW
Glare (°)
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 75
Water depth (m) 20
Precipitation (rain/fog) Showers
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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