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:

9/13/06 - Map
7 sighted 75 nm southwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-50N 065-25

9/18/06 - Map
60 sighted 40 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-39N 066-29W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
50 sighted 50 nm southwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in a 10 nm radius around position 43-06N 065-01W
7 sighted 75 nm southwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-50N 065-25W

9/19/06 - Map
55 sighted 65 nm southwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in a 10 nm radius around position 42-56N 065-09W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
60 sighted 40 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-39N 066-29W
7 sighted 75 nm southwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-50N 065-25W

9/26/06 - Map
1 sighted 5 nm southeast of Ocean City, MD, in an 8 nm radius around position 38-13N 075-02W
PERSISTENT AGGREGATIONS:
55 sighted 65 nm southwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in a 10 nm radius around position 42-56N 065-09W
60 sighted 40 nm southwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, in a 10 nm radius around position 44-39N 066-29W
7 sighted 75 nm southwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in an 8 nm radius around position 42-50N 065-25W

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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