PORTLAND & BRIDGEWATER BAY

Southern Right Whale. 300 x 200 jpg

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WHALES OF PORTLAND

A variety of Whales visit a range of areas around Portland Bay & Cape Bridgewater Bay whilst they are transiting through our Southern Ocean waters each winter.
The range consists of Humpback Whales, Southern Right Whales and the occasional Orca (Killer Whale) with the most common being the Southern Right Whales.           

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Date & Time Location Type of Whale Photo Comments
14 Aug 2018 - 09:10am Yellow Rock, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right whale 100 metres off shore at Yellow Rock, PORTLAND
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13 Aug 2018 - 04:00pm 1 Southern Right Whale150 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay Date sighted: 13 August 2018 Time sighted: 4.00 PM Southern Right Whale Directly in front of the Bridgewater Cafe
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12 Aug 2018 - 02:40pm Narrawong Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right whale 100 metres out from Narrawong beach (Surrey River mouth).
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12 Aug 2018 - 10:40am Cape Bridgewater Bay Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay - to the left of Seaview Lodge
Date sighted: 12th August 2018
Time sighted: 10:45am

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11 Aug 2018 - 12:10pm Yellow Rock Southern Right Whale Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

3 Southern Right whales 100 metres off Yellow Rock, PORTLAND

Date sighted: 11 August 2018
Time sighted: 12:10 PM

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For a full listing of this season's whale sightings from around Portland, to view a map of the sighting locations or to sign up for email updates go to www.whalemail.com.au


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10 Aug 2018 - 03:40pm Cape Bridgewater Bay Southern Right Whale 4 Southern Right whales 500 metres off shore at Bridgewater Bay, CAPE BRIDGEWATER (quite a long way out – hard to see without binoculars)
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10 Aug 2018 - 10:20am Crayfish Bay - PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 3 Southern Right whales 300 metres off shore at Crayfish Bay (end of Thistle Road) PORTLAND

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9 Aug 2018 - 10:50am Crayfish Bay - PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 4 Southern Right whales 200 metres off shore at Crayfish Bay (end of Thistle Road) PORTLAND
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9 Aug 2018 - 09:20am Cape Bridgewater Bay - Along Seal Colony Walk Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right whale 300 metres off shore at Bridgewater Bay – CAPE BRIDGEWATER
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9 Aug 2018 - 08:45am Yellow Rock, CAPE NELSON. Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right whale 150 metres off shore at Yellow Rock, Sheoak Road, CAPE NELSON - PORTLAND

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