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:

6/6/06 - Map
6 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 100 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 41-19N 069-00W
15 sighted 115 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in a 10 nm radius around position 41-30N 068-35W

6/14/06 - Map
1 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 95 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 41-19N 069-15W
15 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 110 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in a 10 nm radius around position 41-15N 068-59W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
15 sighted 115 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in a 10 nm radius around position 41-30N 068-35W

6/21/06 - Map
1 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 35 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-09N 070-15W
1 sighted in the vicinity of the New York shipping lanes, 75 nm east of New York, NY, in an 8 nm radius around position 40-35N 072-22W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
15 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 110 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in a 10 nm radius around position 41-15N 068-59W

6/22/06 - Map
1 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 35 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-09N 070-14W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
15 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 110 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in a 10 nm radius around position 41-15N 068-59W

6/23/06 - Map
2 sighted 45 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, in an 8 nm radius around position 44-33N 066-23W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
15 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 110 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in a 10 nm radius around position 41-15N 068-59W

6/25/06 - Map
1 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 40 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-04N 070-15W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
15 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 110 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in a 10 nm radius around position 41-15N 068-59W

6/26/06 - Map
1 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 85 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in an 8 nm radius around position 41-26N 069-21W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
15 sighted in the vicinity of the Boston shipping lanes, 110 nm southeast of Boston, MA, in a 10 nm radius around position 41-15N 068-59W

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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