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    Birds seen outside the harbour on the SOSSA Pelagic 23 September 2006

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    Published on 27-01-2012 07:08 AM

    Birds seen outside the harbour on the SOSSA Pelagic 22 July 2006

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    Published on 16-12-2006 04:31 PM
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    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.
    Photographs: great-winged petrel (B. Whylie)


    Departed: 07:30 returned at approx. 15:45 .
    Sea conditions: sloppy, 1.0 to 2.0m pineapple sea.
    Swell: negligible.
    Weather: overcast all day.
    Temperature range: 18.1 to 21.1C.
    Barometric pressure: 1016 HPa rising.
    Wind: variable, SE to E 8 to 12 knots.
    Sea surface temperature: 19.1 to 21.0C.
    Primary chumming locations: S 34 29 E 151 11, S 34 30 E 151 19.
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    Published on 26-11-2006 04:25 PM
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    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.
    Photographs: Short-tailed shearwater (P.J.Milburn)


    Departed: 07:10 returned at approx. 16:00 .
    Sea conditions: 1.0 to 2.0m SSE to SE.
    Swell: negligible.
    Weather: patchy cloud in the morning but overcast later.
    Temperature range: 17.3 to 23.6C.
    Barometric pressure: 1012 HPa.
    Wind: SSE to 15 knots at first veering to SE in the afternoon.
    Sea surface temperature: 19.3 to 20.3C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 42 E 151 11.
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    Published on 25-11-2006 04:23 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:15 returned at 16:00 .
    Sea conditions: calm at first rising to 1.0 metre NE in the afternoon.
    Swell: negligible.
    Weather: patchy light cloud early but clearing to bright sunshine for the rest of the day.
    Temperature range: 19.3 to 27.3C.
    Barometric pressure: 1018 HPa.
    Wind: NE to 5 to 8 knots during the morning rising to15 knots in the afternoon.
    Sea surface temperature: 19.1 to 20.9C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 27 E 151 28.
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    Published on 15-10-2006 04:20 PM

    Report prepared by: Lindsay Smith

    Departed: 07:15 returned at approx. 15:00.
    Sea conditions: E
    Weather:Cloud cover 3-4/5
    Temperature max: 24 C.
    Wind: S SE 10-15 increasing -20k in afternoon.
    Sea surface temperature: 22.6C.
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    Published on 14-10-2006 04:18 PM
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    Report prepared by: Lindsay Smith
    Photographs: wedge-tailed shearwaters (D. Farine)


    Departed: 07:15 returned at approx. 15:00.
    Sea conditions: low 1 to 1.5m E
    Weather:Cloud cover 2-3/5
    Temperature max: 36 C.
    Wind: 5 to 10 knots increasing E 18 to 23 knots in the afternoon.
    Sea surface temperature: 22.6C.
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    Published on 07-10-2006 04:16 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:15 returned at approx. 15:00.
    Sea conditions: Northerly to 0.5 to 1.0 m at first, rising 1.5 to 2.0 m NE later.
    Swell: SE to 1.5 to 2.5m at first, decreasing to 1.0m SE in the afternoon.
    Weather: Bright sunshine all day.
    Temperature range: 17.1 to 24.3C.
    Barometric pressure: 1016 HPa steady.
    Wind: NNW 8 to 10 knots at first increasing to NE 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
    Sea surface temperature: 19.4 to 21.8C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 21' - E 151 14'.
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    Published on 12-08-2006 04:11 PM
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    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Photographs: Salvins albatross (P. J. Milburn), Grey-headed albatross (P. J. Milburn), Damien and Wandering albatross (J. Jenkin-Smith), Nigel Marven, Linday and Gibsons albatross (J. Jenkin-Smith).


    Departed: 07:10 returned at approx. 16:30.
    Sea conditions: calm.
    Swell: SE to 1.0 to 2.0m offshore.
    Weather: Glorious winter sunshine.
    Temperature range: 7.0 to 19.1C.
    Barometric pressure: 1018 HPa increasing slowly.
    Wind: WSW 5 to 8 knots at first decreasing to 3 to 5 knots SSW later in the day.
    Sea surface temperature: 18.1 to 21.8C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 27 E 151 19.
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    Published on 25-06-2006 02:01 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:15 returned at approx. 16:00 .
    Sea conditions: slight WSW at first rising to 1.5 to 2.0m SSW by late morning.
    Swell: SE 1.0 to 1.5m inshore and 1.5 to 2.0 m offshore.
    Weather: Light high-level cloud at first increasing during the day.
    Temperature range: 8.9 to 19.3C.
    Barometric pressure: 1018 HPa rising.
    Wind: WSW 5 to 8 knots at first increasing to SSW 15 knots later.
    Sea surface temperature: 18.1 to 21.8C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 30 E 151 19.
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    Published on 24-06-2006 01:58 PM
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    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:20 returned at approx. 15:30 .
    Sea conditions: choppy WSW at first rising to 1.5 to 2.0m SW by late morning.
    Swell: SE 1.0 m inshore and 1.5 to 2.0 m offshore.
    Weather: Bright sunshine all day.
    Temperature range: 9.1 to 18.1C.
    Barometric pressure: 1014 HPa steady.
    Wind: WSW 8 to 10 knots at first increasing to SW 15 to 20 knots later.
    Sea surface temperature: 18.2 to 21.9C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 34 E 151 11.
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    Published on 28-05-2006 01:56 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:10 returned at approx. 15:30 .
    Sea conditions: choppy SW at first rising to 1.5 to 2.0m SSW by late morning but abating in the afternoon.
    Swell: SE 1.0 to 1.5 m.
    Weather: Bright winter sunshine all day.
    Temperature range: 12.5 to 19.1C.
    Barometric pressure: 1014 HPa steady.
    Wind: WSW 8 to 10 knots at first increasing to SW 10 to 15 by mid-morning and easing later.
    Sea surface temperature: 18.5 to 21.2C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 38 E 151 09.
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    Published on 27-05-2006 01:53 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:20 returned at approx. 14:45.
    Sea conditions: choppy SW at first rising to 1.5 to 2.5m SSW by late morning.
    Swell: SE 1.5 to 2.5 m in the morning falling away to 1.0 to 2.0 m later the day.
    Weather: Cloudy with patchy rain in the morning, clearing to bright sunshine later.
    Temperature range: 12.1 to 17.6C.
    Barometric pressure: 1014 HPa steady.
    Wind: SW 8 to 10 knots at first increasing to SSW 15 to 20 knots later.
    Sea surface temperature: 18.9 to 20.8C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 27 E 150 57.
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    Published on 22-04-2006 01:50 PM
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    Report prepared by: Lindsay E. Smith.

    Photographs: 2nd year shy albatross (D. Farine), great shearwater (D. Farine).


    Departed: 07:15 returned at 15:45 EDT.
    Sea conditions: Comfortable .Swell: 1.5 to 2.5m offshore.
    Weather: comfortably warm with mostly clear sky.
    Temperature range: 21.0 to 28.7C.
    Barometric pressure: 1016 HP steady.
    Wind: Morning WSW 12-15 knot breeze strengthening to 20-25 knots SSW.
    Sea surface temperature: 24.2 to 25.7C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 31 15' - E 151 18'.
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    Published on 25-03-2006 01:44 PM
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    Report prepared by: Lindsay E. Smith

    Photographs: White-necked petrel (Brook Whylie); Gould petrel (Brook Whylie), White tern (Damien Farine), Providence (Solanders) (Damien Farine).


    Departed: 07:15 returned at 15:45 EDT .
    Sea conditions: bumpy confused sea rising to 1.5 to 2.0m ENE later.
    Swell: 1.5 to 2.5m ENE offshore.
    Weather: comfortably warm with mostly clear sky.
    Temperature range: 21.0 to 28.7C.
    Barometric pressure: 1011 HPa steady.
    Wind: Morning ESE 12-15 knot breeze strengthening to 20-25 knots NNE later.
    Sea surface temperature: 24.2 to 25.7C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 31 15' - E 151 18'.
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    Published on 25-02-2006 01:32 PM
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    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Photographs: Great-winged (grey-faced) petrel (Damien Farine); Mixed flock of shearwaters (Damien Farine), Wandering albatross (Damien Farine).


    Departed: 07:15 returned at 15:45 EDT .
    Sea conditions: calm at first rising to 1.5 to 2.0m NNE later.
    Swell: 1.5 to 2.5m ENE offshore.
    Weather: comfortably warm with mostly clear sky.
    Temperature range: 21.0 to 28.7C.
    Barometric pressure: 1011 HPa steady.
    Wind: calm at first with a morning NE 12-15 knot breeze strengthening to 20-25 knots NNE.
    Sea surface temperature: 24.2 to 25.7C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 22 E 151 20.
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    Published on 28-01-2006 01:25 PM
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    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Photographs: Pomarine jaeger (Damien Farine), Bullers shearwater (Damien Farine).

    Departed: 07:15 returned at 15:45 EDT .
    Sea conditions: calm at first rising to 0.5 to 1.0m NNW later.
    Swell: 1 to 1.5m ESE offshore.
    Weather: pleasantly warm with clear skies at first but some high patchy cloud later.
    Temperature range: 23.6 to 29.8C.
    Barometric pressure: 1006HPa steady.
    Wind: calm at first with an early NE breeze backing to NNW 10 to 15 knots by mid morning.
    Sea surface temperature: 22.8 to 26.6C.
    Primary chumming locations: S 34 22 E 151 20.
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