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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Reports:

9/3/05 - Map
1 sighted within the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 35 nm east of Boston, MA in an 8 nm radius around position 42-15N 070-10W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
3 sighted 110 nm east of Portland, ME, in an 8 nm radius around position 44-01N 067-37W
6 sighted 150 nm south of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-47N 065-30W

9/5/05 - Map
4 sighted 150 nm south of Saint John, New Brunswick, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-48N 065-40W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
3 sighted 110 nm east of Portland, ME, in an 8 nm radius around position 44-01N 067-37W

9/6/05 - Map
120 sighted 40 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-37N 066-24W
1 sighted 105 nm northeast of Portland, ME, in an 8 nm radius around position 44-03N 67-44W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
4 sighted 150 nm south of Saint John, New Brunswick, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-48N 065-40W

9/22/05 - Map
100 sighted 40 nm south of Saint John, New Brunswick or in a 10 nm radius around position 44-37N 066-29W

9/27/05 - Map
20 sighted 70 nm south west of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-12N 066-52W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
100 sighted 40 nm south of Saint John, New Brunswick or in a 10 nm radius around position 44-37N 066-29W

9/30/05 - Map
2 sighted 80 nm east of Portland, ME or in an 8 nm radius around position 44-01N 068-01W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
100 sighted 40 nm south of Saint John, New Brunswick or in a 10 nm radius around position 44-37N 066-29W

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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