Monthly Archives: August 2013

08-28-2013 Playful humpback whale calf steals the show

Today we started with a pair of adult whales very close to Moss Landing who were really sleeping. They logged on the surface of the water in full sight for over 45 minutes while we patiently hung around and waited … Continue reading

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08-16-2013 The Amazing Spyhopping Humpback!

The marine conditions have been excellent for viewing whales the past three weeks in the Monterey Bay. We have been viewing 8-10 whales consistently within 10 minutes of the Moss Landing harbor. These leviathans are feeding on an abundance of … Continue reading

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08-14-2013 Amazing Humpback Action plus Risso’s Dolphins

We had cloudy conditions to begin the day, but we immediately had whales right out of the harbor. We were with multiple Humpback whales and within the first minute, a large adult breached clear out of the water twice. It … Continue reading

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08-14-2013 Humpbacks are hanging around Moss Landing

Moss is the place to be for whale watching in Monterey Bay right now. We have been viewing 8-12 whales daily very close to Moss Landing as they feed in wide circles on the abundant anchovies. The bird action has … Continue reading

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08-06-2013: Near Perfect Conditions Continue, Humpbacks Five Minutes Out, Massive Flocks of Sooty Shearwaters, Anchovies, Lunge-Feeding Humpbacks, Calm Glassy Conditions

I can’t remember a better stretch of outstanding whale watching and perfect marine conditions. So good we’ve been doing two trips per day and getting in at least 3+ hours of face time with the mighty but agile humpback whale. … Continue reading

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