Whale Watching Report 2016 – 2017 Date Morning Cruise Afternoon Cruise Notes 04/03/2017 4 Gray Whales 3 Gray Whales, 30 Common Dolphins Morning Cruise: We spent most of the calm , overcast morning searching for whales. Finally, just before we headed back into the Bay, we spotted 4 Gray Whales, which we watched for about…
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The 2016-2017 Hornblower gray whale watching season begins on December 10 — just in time to spot gray whales as they travel past San Diego en route to breeding lagoons in Baja California, Mexico.
Using a drone, a Southern California photographer captured breathtaking video Wednesday of several whales off the coast of La Jolla.
Photographer Sandy Rich said the drone footage was shot near Windansea Beach. It shows at least three whales – likely gray whales – making their way across the ocean.
As the whales swim and the drone circles overhead, the whales encounter several dolphins.
Gray whales tend to stay within coastal waters. When they migrate during the winter, the mammals tend to stay within six miles of the coastline, moving further out as the summer begins.