SIGHTING RECORD #29791

Observer
Frank McDonald - Public
Event Date 12/11/2018 08:20
Duration 5 mins
Location Dunmore East, Co. Waterford
Reported location 52.142210123762304,-6.9499730566406
Platform Land
Species fin whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Reported to IWDG as a "probable" fin whale. Images from recent days suggest this is the most likely scenario.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 5: Fresh breeze
Wind direction SW
Glare (°) 20
Visibility 1-5 km
Cloud cover 88
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) None
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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