12 North Bound 6 Calves Two groups of four whales included two calves. The pairs traveled together slowly migrating north with lots of active behaviors and short direction changes. The calves spyhopped and interacted together with moms resting just below surface. One of the 8 whales were emaciated with protruding scapula and two deep cervical … Continue reading Mom and Calf Gray Whale Parade Continues
No Gray Whales Despite Perfect Conditions
No Gray Whales at Sunset: Parking lot still closed!
Gate remains closed for parking lot at Point Dume State Beach Road repairs along Westward Road. Sun set sun dog- rainbow to right of the sun No gray whales observed in calm clear viewing conditions. The road crew finished what is hopefully the last repair and the parking lot will open this weekend. A gorgeous … Continue reading No Gray Whales at Sunset: Parking lot still closed!
Point Dume Beach Gate Closed to Vehicles – Pedestrians OK
0 North Bound 0 South Bound 2 hrs The road into Point Dume Beach remains closed one more day. Pedestrians ok to walk in and many groups of beach goers made the trek despite the cooler temperature. Tractors remain and work was done to clean sand and remove debris on beach. Partly cloudy 62 degrees, … Continue reading Point Dume Beach Gate Closed to Vehicles – Pedestrians OK
Juvenile Humpback Whale Breaches Near Shore in Malibu
September 17th, 2022 A big Thank You to LA County Lifeguard Carter Baldwin for spotting what turned out to be a humpback whale migrating past Point Dume today! This humpback traveled through, much the way the gray whales migrate near shore, coming in close, passing the point and then heading out to deeper waters at … Continue reading Juvenile Humpback Whale Breaches Near Shore in Malibu