Whales struggle to swim in Sebastian Inlet

Posted at 2:46 PM, Feb 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-08 14:46:46-05

(WESH, via CNN NEWSOURCE) A mother and baby whale were spotted early Monday struggling to swim through the Sebastian Inlet.

The two whales were moving against the tide.

State wildlife officials say it appears they're trying to get to the Indian

It's not confirmed if the whales are in distress, but they aren’t showing any injuries.

Marine researchers have set-up a perimeter attempting to keep the waters calm.

They expect the whales to swim through during next high tide.