12 North Bound 0 South Bound 5.25 hrs Warm sunny 86 degrees, Santa Anna 7-8 mph sustained wind with 10-12mph gusts. White caps south of Point Dume across the Santa Monica Bay. Flat, calm with slight ripples at Point Dume and sea spray along surf line from the warm Santa Anna winds. Occasional rough 3-5 … Continue reading Breaching Gray Whale at Point Dume
Month: February 2022
Four Gray Whales
3 North Bound 1 South Bound 4.5hrs Flat calm ocean, wind 3-5 mph 69 degrees first sighting one whale came in close to shore but traveled through quickly as all the boats in photos below passed Bird Rock. Second sighting was a pair further off shore and third sighting was a south bound whale documented … Continue reading Four Gray Whales
15 Gray Whales!!!
15 North Bound 0 South Bound 7 hours Partly cloudy, 64 degrees, high stratus layer and yellow hazy horizon. Flat, calm ocean. First sighting went through quickly without stopping. Several whales in later sightings were thin or underweight. A trio of thin whales were milling south side of Bird Rock when a sailboat traveling south … Continue reading 15 Gray Whales!!!
Active Dolphins and Gray Whales
February 24th, 2022 7 North Bound 0 South Bound Sunny 60 degrees Ripply ocean with light 5-7mph winds. Active dolphins close to shore with several mom/calf pairs. A quad of four gray whales actively traveled through fast with popcorn blows as they went out deeper towards the sun line. Another sighting, a pair of whales, … Continue reading Active Dolphins and Gray Whales
Gray Whale Gathering in Gusty Winds
10 North Bound 0 South Bound 4.75 Hrs Stratocumulus Clouds over the Santa Monic Bay, Giant Coreopsis in full bloom.New stairs to Big Dume Cove closed due to storm erosion In December. Views of LA Skyline at the horizon.Big Dume Cove Partly sunny and 54 degrees; stratocumulus clouds for miles. Sustained wind of 18-22 mph … Continue reading Gray Whale Gathering in Gusty Winds