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:

8/7/06 - Map
23 sighted 45 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-35N 066-34W

8/18/06 - Map
11 sighted 150 nm southeast of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 42-49N 065-41W
9 sighted 145 nm southeast of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 42-54N 065-16W
35 sighted 45 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-34N 066-33W

8/28/06 - Map
10 sighted 150 nm southeast of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 42-50N 065-41W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
9 sighted 145 nm southeast of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 42-54N 065-16W
35 sighted 45 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-34N 066-33W

8/31/06 - Map
35 sighted 45 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-35N 066-31W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
10 sighted 150 nm southeast of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 42-50N 065-41W
9 sighted 145 nm southeast of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 42-54N 065-16W

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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