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seals

What is the best time of day to see the seals at the fish pier in Chatham?

Hartford...
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1. Re: seals

There are a lot of seals there when the boats come in, anytime after 2:30 depending on the tides and how the fish are running. The seals were there all day yesterday so maybe they just hang around all day?

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2. Re: seals

Late spring-early summer, we saw seals several afternoons on a sand bar visible from the parking lot at the Chatham Coast Guard Station.... short distance south of the Fish Pier, but handy because of the coin-operated binoculars there (at least I think they were coin-op -- we had our own so didn't worry about the ones other folks were using). Binoculars, or telephoto camera lenses helped with closer viewing, but seals were visible to the naked eye as well.

upstate NY
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3. Re: seals

Thank you. Will try today. Would prefer some sun but it's not looking too promising again today. Hopefully before we leave on Saturday.

Hartford...
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4. Re: seals

It is rare that the weather is the same all over the Cape on the same day. If it's raining where you are take a little drive, maybe toward Provincetown, to see if there's sun there. Chatham is notoriously foggy. It sticks out into the ocean.

upstate NY
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5. Re: seals

Thanks. Went to Provincetown yesterday. Gray & off & on rain. Staying in dennisport. Sun would be nice but still having a nice time & a rainy day on the cape is better than a sunny day at work!

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6. Re: seals

And it's the same weather on M.V. today. Better weather is on the way, I hear.

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