Monthly Archives: January 2015

01-29-2015 Diversity! Grays, Humpbacks, Rissos & Common Dolphins

Conditions remain beautiful out on the bay and the humpbacks are hanging around to enjoy the winter and continuing anchovies. The Long Beaked Common Dolphins continue to please tremendously as they come to play with Sanctuary almost daily. Finally we … Continue reading

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01-19-2015 We still have humpbacks and plenty of LB Common Dolphins

Monday’s trip began with a sighting of an entangled humpback whale. We called the rescue team and stuck with the unfortunate whale until they could get out to help it. After this humbling start (we’ve seen too many entanglements this … Continue reading

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01-17-2015 Amazing Wild Dolphin Show on Monterey Bay today!

Today the long-beaked common dolphins stole the show from the humpbacks. There were thousands of dolphins, bow-riding, wake-riding, leaping and whistling. After an hour of almost nonstop bow-riding and milling about, all of a sudden their behavior changed dramatically. The … Continue reading

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01-16-2015: Breaching Gray Whale at Moss grand finale to superb trip today

This January is one for the records with super calm conditions including awesome skies and lighting. Humpback whales are continuing to feed within five miles of Moss daily along with thousands of sea birds and common dolphins. It is sheer … Continue reading

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01-04-2015 Epic Winter conditions! Humpback whales, gray whales and dolphins!

Four days into the new year and we still have humpbacks aplenty foraging in Monterey Bay. We had to go out a bit further (five miles) to find them today, but they have been circling back in towards Moss each … Continue reading

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