Monthly Archives: January 2013

01-29-2013: Rough Marine Conditions, Close in Grays

The rough marine conditions have made the going rough over the last week. Heavy winds and steep swells is what we’ve been dealing with. It’s been too rough to get out to the “Gray Whale Highway”. But we have had … Continue reading

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01-23-2013: Incredible Marine Conditions, Great Looks at Grays, Common Dolphins and Orcas

We’ve had perfect weather over the last couple of weeks. Little to no swell, glassy ocean surface and warm sunny skies. Winter whale watching doesn’t get whole lot better. We’ve been having some amazing looks large groups of gray whales. … Continue reading

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01-12-2013 Orcas Take down a Common Dolphin

What an amazing orca encounter we had today. We came upon an adult female orca (CA138) with her two offspring hunting on the north ledge of the canyon this afternoon. At first they were just cruising and on the prowl. … Continue reading

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01-01-2013 and 01-03-2013: Orcas and Gray Whales

We had a terrific start to the year with sunny conditions and smooth seas. And then there’s the gray whales. We’ve been seeing them in pulses. It seems like every half hour we see another wave of spread out groups … Continue reading

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