The Nassau County Police Department report a whale sighting that occurred in East Rockaway on Wednesday, November 17, 2017 at 8:30 am.
According to police, Marine Bureau officer’s observed a 30 foot whale possibly a Humpback whale swimming in Archer’s Cove located in Hewlett Bay, East Rockaway. Marine Bureau officer’s ordered all boaters in the immediate area to shut down their engines which ensured safety to the whale from moving propellers. The whale’s activity was constantly being monitored until it began swimming into deeper waters and contact was lost. Police are further monitoring the situation for the safety of the whale and other boaters.
Details by: Public Information Office 11/17/17/1544/8348