EAST QUOGUE - A dead whale washed ashore in East Quogue this morning.

The 30-foot humpback whale washed up near Triton Lane in East Quogue at around 8 a.m.

The Riverhead Foundation is planning a necropsy to determine the whale's cause of death.

For extended Chopper 12 footage above the dead whale, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Ch. 612.