Census

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind:  15-30 SW throughout the day
  • Sky: cloudy for the most part, bit of sun came through
  • Water: a bit choppy today

Boats/Visitors

  • Had a couple boats cruise by

Ecological

  • slightly less sea lions
  • also saw, oystercatchers, harlequinns
  • a couple eagles

Notes

  • looks like the wind is going to pick up again tonight

Census

  • Stellar Sea Lions – 267
  • California Sea Lions – 142
  • Harbour Seals – 14
  • Elephant Seals – possibly one on the outer rocks, not sure
  • Gulls – 275
  • Cormorants – 321
  • Black Turnstones – 32
  • Geese – 16
  • Oystercatchers – 4
  • Harlequinn Ducks – 16
  • Eagles – 2

November 22nd

Weather

  • Visibility: 0 Miles in the morning 15 in the afternoon
  • Wind:  0-15 SW
  • Sky: cloudy for the most part, bit of sun came through
  • Water: a bit choppy today

Boats/Visitors

  • Had a few boats cruise by

Ecological

  • same amount of sea lions, no elephant seals yet

Notes

  • had a good amount of fog in the morning, went away in the afternoon

November 20th

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind:  ranged from 5-35 NW throughout the day
  • Sky: partly cloudy, got a good amount of sunlight
  • Water: went from flat to 2 metre waves to flat throughout the day

Boats/Visitors

  • Had a few boats cruise by and a couple visitors to install a new dryer

Ecological

  • same amount of sea lions, no elephant seals yet

Snorkelling and Jet Skis

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind:  0-10 SE
  • Sky: cloudy for the most part, bit of sun came through
  • Water: very calm today

Boats/Visitors

  • Had a few boats cruise by, alone with some free divers and a pair on jet skis, that I went said hi to when they were by the jetty

Ecological

  • same amount of sea lions, no elephant seals yet

 

November 17th

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind:  0-15 SW
  • Sky: cloudy for the most part, bit of sun came through
  • Water: a bit choppy today

Boats/Visitors

  • Had a few boats cruise by

Ecological

  • same amount of sea lions, no elephant seals yet

Notes

  • looks like the wind is going to pick up again tonight

Census

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind:  0-10 NE
  • Sky: cloudy throughout the day
  • Water: calm

Boats/Visitors

  • Saw a couple ecotours cruise by

Ecological

  • still more sea lions than I expected to still be here, no elephant seal either.

Census

  • Stellar Sea Lions – 343
  • California Sea Lions, 152
  • Harbour Seals – 13
  • Gulls – 317
  • Cormorants – 119
  • Harlequinn Ducks – 18
  • Black Turnstones – 24
  • Eagle – 1

November 15th

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind:  0-10 NW
  • Sky: partly cloudy most of the day, had some sun
  • Water: calm

Boats/Visitors

  • Had a couple ecotours cruise by

Ecological

  • more sea lions, with the calmer weather today

Notes

  • got some solar energy today, still ran the generator to keep the battery charge up

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November 14th

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind:  0-15 SE
  • Sky: cloudy all day
  • Water: choppy, less than a metre

Boats/Visitors

  • saw a couple ecotours cruise by earlier

Ecological

  • significantly less sea lions, will update the census on thursday

Notes

  • had a little power outage at the college and didn’t have wifi here so I did not do the log report yesterday