Douglas Cecil - Skipper, Rathlin Express Island Ferry
Event Date 15/06/2021 16:15
Duration 20 mins
Location Rathlin Sound, Co. Antrim
Reported location 55.2389697480226,-6.2383715808392
Platform Ferry
Species bottlenose dolphin
Number seen
Min 15
Best 17
Max 20
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 10
Juveniles 8
Calves 2
Notes Observed c3 km north of Ballycastle
Known animals -
Behaviour Bow-riding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Sea state Small wavelets. Glassy crests - not breaking.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 3: Gentle breeze
Wind direction S
Glare (°)
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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