NOAA/NMFS
Right Whale Sighting Advisory System (SAS)


CONCENTRATIONS OF ENDANGERED NORTHERN RIGHT WHALES ARE KNOWN TO BE PRESENT IN CAPE COD BAY. SIGHTINGS HAVE BEEN MADE IN THE AREA BOUNDED BY THE FOLLOWING COORDINATES.

Mariners are urged to maintain a sharp lookout and use caution around right whales. Intentional close approach is prohibited and may result in violation of federal or state law.

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Locations and Maps
Date
Lat
N
Long
W
Radius
(nm)
Map
11/19/02 42 55 70 18 8 Map
11/20/02 43 00 70 10 15 Map
11/25/02 43 02 70 10 12 Map
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Reports:

11/19/02 - 1 RIGHT WHALE SIGHTED OPPORTUNISTICALLY 20 NM NORTHEAST OF CAPE ANN, MASSACHUSETTS.

11/20/02 - 10 RIGHT WHALES SIGHTED BY AERIAL SURVEY AND SHIPBOARD SURVEYS 25 NM NORTHEAST OF CAPE ANN, MASSACHUSETTS.

11/25/02 - 7 RIGHT WHALES SIGHTED 30 NM NORTHEAST OF CAPE ANN, MASSACHUSETTS.

CONCENTRATIONS OF ENDANGERED NORTHERN RIGHT WHALES ARE KNOWN TO BE PRESENT IN CAPE COD BAY. SIGHTINGS HAVE BEEN MADE IN THE AREA BOUNDED BY THE FOLLOWING COORDINATES:

Mariners are urged to maintain a sharp lookout and use caution around right whales. Intentional close approach is prohibited and may result in violation of federal or state law.

NOAA/NMFS Northern Right Whale Sighting Information

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