Monthly Archives: September 2012

09-27-2012 Orcas hunting porpoise and Humpbacks breaching at Moss

Orca with Harbor Porpoise in mouth alongside Sanctuary (Photo D. DeJong) Orca captures Harbor Porpoise outside Moss Landing D.De Jong 9/27/12Oh my, what a day on the bay. Such thrilling sightings and all within one mile of our Moss Landing … Continue reading

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09-25-2012 Our Faithful Humpback is still at Moss Plus Dolphins and Mola!

Sunday was a really nice day out on the bay. We had three cruises back to back and all were a joy. It helps to have a nice humpback whale in your immediate backyard, of course. Everyone aboard got good … Continue reading

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09-22-2012 Humpbacks at Moss Landing and Risso’s Dolphins Frolicking

Moss Landing is the hot spot for whales these days in Monterey Bay. We had several feeding and circling around the mile buoy all afternoon today. Some surface lunges kept it exciting while the birds were actively diving all around … Continue reading

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09-21-2012 Humpback Whale hanging around Moss Landing

We’ve had this solo humpback whale that is lingering right outside the harbor mouth at Moss Landing over the past week or so. Some days it is right here first thing out in the morning, other days it shows up … Continue reading

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09/12/2012 Breaching Humpbacks Inside the Bay

Marine conditions have calmed down and some humpback whales have re-entered the Bay. Yesterday we were treated to multiple breaches and some good views of several humpback whales. Conditions look good for the rest of this week with predicted light … Continue reading

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09-09-2012 Common Dolphins are Back, but Rough Outer Waters Limit our Range

The last two days we have been limited to staying inside Monterey Bay due to very rough seas and high winds outside. Although conditions were quite nice inside the bay, we were not able to find whales. We will be … Continue reading

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09-03-2012 Humpbacks are Back In the Bay Big Time!

photo by John McCormack The game is on for a krill and anchovy feeding frenzy inside the bay this past weekend. Wonderful humpback whales actively feeding near or at the surface, with breaches seen each day! Today, Labor Day, the … Continue reading

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