Monthly Archives: January 2017

01-29-2017 Gorgeous Conditions, Humpbacks, Grays and Common Dolphins

href=”http://sanctuarycruises.com/captains_log/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1_28_Gray_Whale-1.jpg”> Gray Whale at Moss Landing Harbor Mouth[/caption] Today was spectacular out there on Monterey Bay. Sunny clear skies, calm seas and some lovely cetacean sightings. First, we came upon a pod of hundreds of long-beaked common dolphins that played … Continue reading

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01-15-2017: Humpbacks Still Feeding in front of Moss Landing, Common Dolphins, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Gray Whales and More

“Porpoising” long-beaked common dolphins. Photo: Chace Dekker, sanctuarycruises.com 01-15-2017 Another epic day on the bay. It looks like we could have winter feeding humpbacks this year. There were at least 8 out in front of Moss Landing today. More long-beaked … Continue reading

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01-14-2016: Humpbacks, mating gray whales, common dolphins, Pacific White-sided dolphins excellent conditions and more.

One of the three mating gray whales we were with today. Photo: Michael Sack, sanctuarycruises.com 01-14-2017 Incredible day on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Sunny conditions and calm seas. Doesn’t get much better for Winter whale watching. Spy-hopping gray … Continue reading

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1-11-17 Stormy Conditions kept us in port, but seas are calming now

We have not been able to venture out into the bay this year yet, due to stormy seas. We know the gray whales are in full force on their southbound migration through outer Monterey Bay and hope the handful of … Continue reading

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