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San Diego Whale Watching Report 2013-2014

Daily Log of the 2013-2014 San Diego Whale Watching Report

Date Morning Cruise Afternoon Cruise
4/24/2014 2 gray whales, common dolphins *whalechecks
4/23/2014 60 common dolphins, mylar mylar, 2 gray whales No afternoon cruise
4/22/2014 4 gray whales, 500 common dolphins No afternoon cruise
4/21/2014 2 minke, 50 common dolphins No afternoon cruise
4/20/2014 3 gray whales, 3 bottlenose 5 gray whales, 6 bottlenose
4/19/2014 4 gray whales 2 minke whales
4/18/2014 4 gray whales, 300 common dolphins No afternoon cruise
4/17/2014 2 gray whales, common dolphins No afternoon cruise
4/16/2014 2 gray whales, 300 common dolphins No afternoon cruise
4/15/2014 *whalechecks No afternoon cruise
4/14/2014 2 fin whales, 500 common dolphins 2 gray whales
4/13/2014 *whalechecks 1 humpback whale, 200 common dolphins
4/12/2014 2 fin whales, 500 common dolphins 2 gray whales
4/11/2014 1 humpback whale, 100 common dolphins 25 bottlenose dolphins, 2 mola-mola fish
4/10/2014 2 fin whales, 200 common dolphins *whalechecks
4/9/2014 4 fin whales, 1 mom & calf gray whale, 200 common dolphins 2 gray whales, and 1 juvenile gray whale
4/8/2014 1 minke whales, 60 bottlenose dolphins, mother and calf gray whale 2 gray whales, 40-60 bottlenose dolphins
4/7/2014 1 minke, 30 bottlenose dolphins 2 gray whales, 200 dolphins
4/6/2014 500 common dolphins 200 common dolphins
4/5/2014 3 gray whales,800-100 common dolphins 40 bottlenose dolphins, 2500 common dolphins
4/4/2014 500 common dolphins 1 fin whale
4/3/2014 2 gray whales 3 gray whales, 40 bottlenose
4/2/2014 *whalechecks *whalechecks
4/1/2014 200 common dolphins *whalechecks
3/31/2014 4 gray whales and 1500 common dolphins 3 gray whales
3/30/2014 1000 common dolphins. *whalechecks Cancelled due to rough seas
3/29/2014 7 gray whales, 1 minke 3000 common dolphins
3/28/2014 *whalechecks Fin whale, 50 bottlenose dolphins
3/27/2014 *whalechecks *whalechecks
3/26/2014 *whalechecks minke whale, 4 gray whales
3/25/2014 3 juvenile gray whales, 80-100 common dolphins 40-60 bottlenose dolphins
3/24/2014 5 gray whales, 25 bottlenose dolphins 4 gray whales
3/23/2014 3 gray whales, 6 gray dolphins 2 humpback cow and calf, 20 risso dolphins
3/22/2014 2 southbound gray whales 1 fin whale and 1 baby gray whale
3/21/2014 1 gray whale, 80 bottlenose dolphins 1 gray whale, 1 fin whale
3/20/2014 4 gray  whales, 1 fin whale, 7 bottlenose dolphins, 2 mola mola fish 2 southbound gray whales, 2 juveniles, common dolphins, bottlenose
3/19/2014 5 gray whales 3 gray whales, 2 fin whales, 200 common dolphins
3/18/2014 cxld cxld
3/17/2014 4 gray whales. 200 common dolphins 4 gray whales, 200 bottlenose dolphins, 400 common dolphins
3/16/2014 3 gray whales, 1,000 common dolphins, 1 minke 4 gray whales, 50 common dolphins
3/15/2014 3 gray whales 1 fin whale
3/14/2014 3 northbound gray whales, 1 fin whale plus 200 common dolphins 4 nothbound gray whales
3/13/2014 6 gray whales,2 fin whales,50 bottlenose dolphins 4 gray whales and 150 dolphins
3/12/2014 4 gray whales, 20 common dolphins 2 gray whales
3/11/2014 4 gray whales, 2,000 common dolphins 13 gray whales
3/10/2014 5 gray whales, 200 common dolphin, 2 pacific white sided dolphin, sea lions 4 gray whales, 1 fin back whale, 200 common dolphin
3/9/2014 2 gray whales, 1 humpback, 600 common dolphin, 1 shark 6 gray whales, 200 common dolphin
3/8/2014
3/7/2014 3 gray whales 9 gray whales
3/6/2014 7 gray whales 4 gray whales, 12 pacific white sided dolphins, 12 sealions
3/5/2014 3 gray whales
1 finback whale, 2 juvenile gray whales
1 finback whale, 2 juvenile gray whales
3/4/2014 9 gray whales, 6 pacific white sided dolphin 3 gray whales, 6 bottlenose whale
2/26/2014 6 gray whales, 40 common dolphin and pacific white sided dolphin 5 gray whales, 20 common dolphin around the bay
2/25/2014 12 gray whales and 100 common dolphin Pod of 7 gray whales
2/24/2014 2 gray whales 3 gray whales, 100 common dolphin
2/23/2014 6 gray whales, 75 common dolphin and pacific white sided dolphin 3 gray whales, 200 common dolphin
2/22/2014 One pair of gray whales, 20 common dolphin 5 gray whales
2/21/2014 2 gray whales, 20 pacific white sided dolphin, 20 common dolphin 6 gray whales, 30 pacific white sided dolphin
2/20/2014 No sightings. Had to return to dock due to large swells. 4 gray whales, 20 common dolphin
2/19/2014 3 gray whales 2 gray whales, 25 pacific white sided dolphin
2/18/2014 3 gray whales 4 gray whales
2/17/2014 3 gray whales 3 gray whales
2/16/2014 1 gray whale, 10 common dolphin 2 juvenile gray whales, 12 common dolphin
2/15/2014 4 gray whales 2 gray whales, 1 finback whale
2/14/2014 5 gray whales, 50 pacific white sided dolphin 3 gray whales, 50 common dolphin
2/13/2014 2 grays both juvenile 6 total whales: 4 south bound gray whales, all adult and lots of tail flukes. 2 north bound whales too
2/12/2014 3 gray whales: 2 adult and 1 juvenile. 2 white sided dolphins 1 juvenile gray
2/11/2014 Fog was so heavy we had to return to dock. All guests were issued whale checks to come back again.
2/10/2014 3 gray whales, 30 pacific white sided dolphin 5 adult gray whales, 2 juvenile, 20 white sided dolphin
2/9/2014 5 gray whales, 30 pacific white sided dolphin 2 adult gray whales, 1 calf, 100 common dolphin
2/8/2014 4 gray whales 8 gray whales
2/7/2014 5 gray whales 12 gray whales
2/5/2014 15 adult gray whales, 20 pacific white sided dolphins  8 gray whales, including a Mother/ Calf pair
2/4/2014 Cancelled due to high seas 3 gray whales
2/3/2014 4 gray whales 7 gray whales
2/2/2014 18 gray whales 3 gray whales, 3 bottlenose dolphin, 20 common dolphin
2/1/2014 5 gray whales 11 gray whales
1/31/2014 15 adult gray whales, 1 juvenile 10 gray whales
1/28/2014 7 gray whales, 20 common dolphin, 6 pacific white sided dolphin 7 gray whales, 1 bottlenose dolphin
1/27/2014 2 gray whales 3 gray whales
1/26/2014 5 gray whales, 200 common dolphin, 2 pacific white sided dolphin, sea lions Single gray whale
1/25/2014 11 gray whales 4 gray whales, some pacific bottlenose dolphin
1/24/2014 3 gray whales 10 gray whales
1/23/2014 6 gray whales 10 gray whales, 20 pacific white sided dolphin & 2 bottlenose dolphin
1/22/2014 3 gray whales, 60 pacific white side & common dolphin 7 gray whales
1/21/2014 2 singles adult gray whales 6 gray whales, 1 mola mola
1/20/2014 9 gray whales, 2 pods of 4-5 gray whales, 200 common dolphin 10 gray whales, 100 common dolphin, several pods of gray whales
1/19/2014 3 adult gray whales, 6 juvenile, 10-15 white sided dolphin 2 pods of juvenile gray whales
1/18/2014 9 gray whales 5 gray whales
1/17/2014 10 gray whales, 2 bottlenose dolphin & 25 pacific white sided dolphin 10 gray whales, 2 bottlenose dolphin & 25 pacific white sided dolphin
1/16/2014 3 gray whales, 70 common dolphin 2 finback whaels, 5 gray whales
1/15/2014 12 gray whales 10 gray whales, 30 common dolphin
1/14/2014 3 gray whales, 100 common dolphin 3 gray whales, 300 common dolphin, many sea lions
1/13/2014 10 gray whales, 400 common dolphin 8 gray whales, 300 common dolphin
1/12/2014 5 gray whales 12 gray whales, 100 common dolphin
1/11/2014 15gray whales, 25 common dolphin No whales, 20 common dolphin
1/10/2014 11 gray whales, 50 common dolphin, some pacific white side & 1 mola mola 8 gray whales, many sea lions
1/9/2014 6 gray whales, 50 common dolphin 6 gray whales, 1,000 common dolphin
1/8/2014 4 gray whales 9 gray whales, 2 bottlenose dolphins
1/7/2014 12 gray whales, 60 common dolphin 12 gray whales, 200 common dolphin
1/6/2014 7 gray whales, 60 common dolphin 6 gray whales
1/05/2014 10 gray whales 15 gray whales
1/04/2014 5 gray whales, 400 common dolphin 11 gray whales
1/03/2014 8 grays, many dolphins 6 gray whales
1/2/14 Many Whales many whales
1/01/2014 Happy New Year An amazing 22 gray whales, 5 whales and about 200 common dolphins
12/31/2013 10 grays, megapod of Common dolphins, pod of Risso’s Dolphins similar to a.m.
12/30/2013 Single in AM, then pods of 2, then singles, then more pods.  12 Whales or more, scattered.  Afternoon same with multiple pods of 2-3.  12-14 Risso’s Dolphins.  Great show.  Bottlenose dolphins in bay.
12/29/2013 4 gray whales 3 grays, and common dolphins
12/28/2013 7 gray whales, 6 adults, 1 juvenile, a few dolphins 8 gray whales, 6 adults and 2 juveniles
12/27/2013 12 gray whales 12 gray whales
12/26/2013 4 gray whales/4 breaches, 400 common dolphin 4 gray whales, tail flukes and salps, 400 common dolphins
12/25/2013 12 gray whales 11 whales, many great views, tail flukes all day
12/24/2013 Breaching Grays!
12/20/2013 This is one of the 4 breaches that this whale did
12/15/2013 1 pregnant female gray whale going south, 25 Rissos with a sea lion following them. 50 common dolphins riding bow wave
From Capt. WW I – 2 Miles off Point Loma for 20 Risso’s Dolphin, 100+ Common Dolphin and one Gray Whale.
2 gray whales going south (1 pregnant female, one maybe three years old)4 bottlenose dolphins in the bay riding bow.From capt:WW II – 2 miles off green tanks for a pair of Gray Whales.  Great show with lots of flukes.