Data/Barnstable Harbor/September 14, 2000/ Hyannis Whale Watch

From: Nicole Eckert (neckert28@wheelock.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 16:13:11 EDT


Vessel: Hyannis Whale Watcher Wind Velocity & Direction: SE/7-14 knots
Port of Departure: Barnstable Harbor Air Temp: mid 60s
Date: 9/14/00 Water Temp: 60s
School/Org: Cloud Cover: .05%
Grade/Group: Visibility: fantastic
Sea State: calm High Tide (time): 1:17 pm Wave Ht: 1-2 Recorder(s): M.L. Johnson

TimePM LocationLatitudeNorth LocationLongitudeWest Depth Species Number Grouping Behavior
2:28 4219664 07017202 200 mn 2 2 Whale fluke almost completely black narrow band, very narrow, band of white on outer, lower edge
2:47 4219664 07017202 200 ub 1 1 Spouting in the distance
2:52 4219703 07017501 200 bf 2 or 3 2 or 3 Feeding/diving off breach in distance
3:05 4218969 07018450 200 mn 1 1 Ahead swimming and diving
3:08 4218969 07018450 200 ba ? ?
3:08 4218969 07018450 200 ub 1 1 Swimming
3:11 4218012 07018709 200 ba 1 1 Swimming
3:12 4218254 07018671 200 ba 1 1 Diving
3:12 4218254 07018671 200 mn 1 1 Bubble cloud, open mouth feeding, nice looks at baleen plates

Day Totals: Hrs. 3
Miles: 47
                Mn: 8
                Bp: 2
                Ba: 7



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