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    Whale Watching Sightings Log 2014

    Captain Dave’s Dolphin and Whale Watching Sightings

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    2014 Whale Watching Sightings

    Date# of TripsBottlenose DolphinCommon DolphinPacific White-sided DolphinRisso’s DolphinWhalesOther
    Dec 312250 Common Dolphins12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins9 Gray Whales
    Dec 3022 Common Dolphins3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    Dec 2952,150 Common Dolphins5 Fin Whales, 11 Gray Whales
    Dec 286466 Common Dolphins12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins16 Gray Whales
    Dec 27775 Bottlenose Dolphins1,537 Common Dolphins37 Pacific White-sided Dolphins27 Gray Whales, 3 Humpback Whales
    Dec 26715 Bottlenose Dolphins1,100 Common Dolphins76 Pacific White-sided Dolphins25 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 1 Minke Whale
    Dec 250Merry Christmas!
    Dec 242400 Common Dolphins9 Gray Whales
    Dec 232100 Common Dolphins4 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
    Dec 222225 Common Dolphins6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    Dec 212780 Common Dolphins6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Gray Whales1 Mola Mola
    Dec 201100 Common Dolphins6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Gray Whales
    Dec 191100 Common Dolphins
    Dec 181200 Common Dolphins3 Gray Whales
    Dec 17112 Common Dolphis
    Dec 161300 Common Dolphins1 Fin Whale
    Dec 1515 Bottlenose Dolphins50 Common Dolphins20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins1 Fin Whale, 1 Gray Whale
    Dec 1411 Common Dolphin1 Fin Whale, 1 Gray Whale
    Dec 13212 Common Dolphins1 Humpback Whale
    Dec 120Inclement Weather
    Dec 11130 Common Dolphins1 Gray Whale
    Dec 10125 Pacific White-sided Dolphins1 Humpback Whale, 1 Gray Whale
    Dec 91750 Common Dolphins
    Dec 81300 Common Dolphins50 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
    Dec 7312 Common Dolphins15 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Gray Whales
    Dec 611 Humpback Whale, 1 Gray Whale
    Dec 5260 Bottlenose Dolphins10 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Gray Whales
    Dec 41No Sightings
    Dec 30Inclement Weather
    Dec 20Inclement Weather
    Dec 1118 Risso’s Dolphins
    Nov 303 Bottlenose Dolphins100 Common Dolphins6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins1 Humpback Whale
    Nov 294230 Common Dolphins8 Fin Whales, 3 Humpback Whales
    Nov 2856 Bottlenose Dolphins325 Common Dolphins9 Pacific White-sided Dolphins3 Humpback Whales1 Mola Mola
    Nov 270Happy Thanksgiving!
    Nov 262
    Nov 253770 Common Dolphins2 Fin Whales, 2 Humpback Whales
    Nov 243900 Common Dolphins20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins6 Fin Whales1 Sea Turtle, 1 Mola Mola
    Nov 232200 Common Dolphins8 Risso’s Dolphins3 Humpback Whales1 Mola Mola
    Nov 22235 Common Dolphins8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins1 Fin Whale, 1 Humpback Whale2 Harbor Seals
    Nov 2116 Bottlenose Dolphins500 Common Dolphins1 Humpback Whale
    Nov 203450 Common Dolphins12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Fin Whales, 3 Humpback Whales
    Nov 191100 Common Dolphins1 Humpback Whale
    Nov 1826 Bottlenose Dolphins410 Common Dolphins20 Pacific White-side Dolphins1 Fin Whale, 2 Humpback Whales
    Nov 172300 Common Dolphins2 Humpback Whales
    Nov 16325 Bottlenose Dolphins600 Common Dolphins31 Pacific White-sided Dolphins25 Risso’s Dolphins3 Humpback Whales
    Nov 15250 Bottlenose Dolphins400 Common Dolphins5 Pacific White-sided Dolphins6 Risso’s Dolphins1 Fin Whale, 3 Humpback Whales
    Nov 142600 Common Dolphins20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Humpback Whales
    Nov 132500 Common Dolphins40 Pacifc White-sided Dolphins2 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale
    Nov 121400 Common Dolphins12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Humpback Whales (Cow/Calf)
    Nov 111200 Common Dolphins50 Pacific White-sided Dolphins3 Humpback Whales
    Nov 102500 Common Dolphins90 Pacific White-sided Dolphins4 Humpback Whales
    Nov 938 Bottlenose Dolphins210 Common Dolphins80 Pacific White-sided Dolphins3 Humpback Whales
    Nov 82400 Common Dolphins25 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Humpback Whales
    Nov 741,650 Common Dolphins110 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
    Nov 61200 Common Dolphins6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins1 Humpback Whale
    Nov 51750 Common Dolphins12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins1 Humpback Whale
    Nov 41250 Common Dolphins12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins1 Humpback Whale
    Nov 31500 Common Dolphins2 Humpback Whales
    Nov 22100 Bottlenose Dolphins550 Common Dolphins3 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale
    Nov 132 Bottlenose Dolphins202 Common Dolphins3 Humpback Whales
    Oct 311100 Common Dolphins8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Humpback Whales
    Oct 30175 Common Dolphins1 Blue Whale, 1 Humpback Whale
    Oct 291150 Common Dolphins1 Humpback Whale
    Oct 283115 Common Dolphins24 Pacific White-sided Dolphins15 Risso’s Dolphins11 Minke Whales1 Flying Fish
    Oct 272,000 Common Dolphins1 Blue Whale,
    2 Humpback Whales,
    9 Minke Whales
    1 Blue Marlin
    Oct 262600 Common Dolphins8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Blue Whales
    Oct 2551,501 Common Dolphins8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins5 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale
    Oct 242300 Common Dolphins8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins1 Humpback Whale, 1 Minke Whale
    Oct 2311 Common Dolphin1 Humpback Whale
    Oct 222300 Common Dolphins20 Risso’s Dolphins2 Humpback Whales
    Oct 212300 Common Dolphins2 Humpback Whales, 3 Minke Whales
    Oct 202800 Common Dolphins25 Pacific White-sided Dolphins27 Risso’s Dolphins1 Fin Whale,
    2 Humpback Whales,
    2 Minke Whales
    Oct 1931,200 Common Dolphins20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins3 Humpback Whales,
    6 Minke Whales
    Oct 1831,000 Common Dolphins1 Pacific White-sided Dolphin3 Humpback Whales,
    1 Minke Whale
    Oct 17210 Common Dolphins50 – 100 Pilot Whales
    Oct 162125 Common Dolphins2 Fin Whales,
    2 Humpback Whales
    Oct 1521,000 Common Dolphins22 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Humpback Whales,
    1 Minke Whale
    Oct 14340 Bottlenose Dolphins1,250 Common Dolphins12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins1 Fin Whale,
    3 Humpback Whales,
    4 Minke Whales
    Oct 133136 Bottlenose Dolphins850 Common Dolphins2 Humpback Whales,
    2 Minke Whales
    Oct 122400 Common Dolphins1 Humpback Whale,
    2 Minke Whales
    1 Swordfish, 1 Hammerhead Shark, 10 Flying Fish
    Oct 113500 Common Dolphins20 Risso’s Dolphins1 Blue Whale,
    2 Humpback Whales
    1 Mola Mola
    Oct 102450 Common Dolphins11 Flying Fish
    Oct 911,000 Common Dolphins2 Flying Fish
    Oct 8326 Bottlenose Dolphins280 Common Dolphins6 Humpback Whales
    Oct 722,000 Common Dolphins
    Oct 6429 Bottlenose Dolphins350 Common Dolphins70 Sperm Whales (On Each Trip),
    1 Minke Whale
    Oct 5210 Bottlenose Dolphins400 Common Dolphins3 Humpback Whales,
    1 Unidentified Whale
    Oct 44115 Bottlenose Dolphins (Including Patches)11,500 Common Dolphins3 Minke Whales (1 Breached!)
    Oct 336,500 Common Dolphins1 Turtle
    Oct 212,000 Common Dolphins1 Humpback Whale,
    1 Minke Whale
    Oct 11300 Common Dolphins1 Mola Mola
    Sept 3033,800 Common Dolphins1 Sea Turtle
    Sept 29250 Bottlenose Dolphins2,000 Common Dolphins2 Humpback Whales1 Mola Mola
    Sept 282200 Bottlenose Dolphins1,000 Common Dolphins1 Humpback Whale1 Mola Mola
    Sept 273700 Common Dolphins2 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Minke Whales
    Sept 2631,350 Common Dolphins2 Humpback Whales,
    2 Minke Whales
    Sept 2521,300 Common Dolphins2 Humpback Whales
    Sept 2431,800 Common Dolphins2 Humpback Whales, 3 Minke Whales
    Sept 2331,590 Common Dolphins1 Humpback Whale,
    3 Minke Whales
    Sept 22680 Bottlenose Dolphins1,500 Common Dolphins1 Blue Whale1 Elephant Seal, 1 Blue-spotted Pufferfish, 1 Mola Mola
    Sept 2133,000 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales
    Sept 2041,200 Common Dolphins4 Blue Whales1 Elephant Seal
    Sept 192500 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales,
    2 Fin Whales,
    1 Minke Whale
    Sept 1831,000 Common Dolphins7 Blue Whales
    Sept 173500 Common Dolphins9 Blue Whales,
    1 Minke Whale
    Sept 162550 Common Dolphin3 Blue Whales
    Sept 15150 Bottlenose Dolphins2,500 Common Dolphins5 Blue Whales20 Flying Fish
    Sept 1431,030 Common Dolphins7 Blue Whales,
    1 Fin Whale
    4 Mola Mola
    Sept 13754 Bottlenose Dolphins2,000 Common Dolphins12 Blue Whales,
    2 Fin Whales,
    2 Humpback Whales
    1 Elephant Seal, 1 Flying Fish
    Sept 12250 Bottlenose Dolphins2 Common Dolphins4 Blue Whales,
    1 Humpback Whale
    1 Hammerhead Shark,
    7 Flying Fish
    Sept 11275 Bottlenose Dolphins1 Blue Whale,
    1 Humpback Whale
    Sept 101400 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales1 Hammerhead Shark
    Sept 92550 Common Dolphins4 Blue Whales,
    1 Humpback Whale
    3 Mola Mola
    Sept 82500 Common Dolphins7 Blue Whales2 Swordfish,
    1 Hammerhead Shark,
    2 Mola Mola
    Sept 73220 Common Dolphins5 Blue Whales3 Mola Mola, 7 Flying Fish
    Sept 651,500 Common Dolphins15 Blue Whales,
    2 Humpback Whales
    2 Flying Fish
    Sept 521,400 Common Dolphins2 Blue Whales,
    1 Humpback Whale
    Sept 42450 Common Dolphins6 Blue Whales1 Mola Mola
    Sept 3220 Bottlenose Dolphins150 Common Dolphins1 Blue Whale,
    1 Gray Whale (Entangled)
    Sept 2212 Bottlenose Dolphins600 Common Dolphins2 Blue Whale5 Mola Mola
    Sept 1350 Bottlenose Dolphins900 Common Dolphins13 Blue Whales2 Hammerhead Sharks
    Aug 31612 Bottlenose Dolphins610 Common Dolphins11 Blue Whales
    Aug 305470 Common Dolphins19 Blue Whales
    Aug 293950 Common Dolphins13 Blue Whales
    Aug 283275 Common Dolphins11 Blue Whales
    Aug 273800 Common Dolphins4 Blue Whales, 1 Fin Whale1 Mola Mola, 1 Flying Fish
    Aug 26250 Bottlenose Dolphins150 Common Dolphins1 Blue Whale
    Aug 2531,000 Common Dolphins6 Blue Whales, 2 Fin Whales1 Mola Mola
    Aug 24485 Bottlenose Dolphins150 Common Dolphins4 Blue Whales,4 Fin Whales5 Mola Mola, 1 Flying Fish
    Aug 235194 Bottlenose Dolphins (Including “Patches”)900 Common Dolphins9 Blue Whales,
    1 Humpback Whale
    1 Mola Mola
    Aug 22526 Bottlenose Dolphins1,170 Common Dolphins1 Minke Whale
    Aug 2131,100 Common Dolphins
    Aug 204500 Common Dolphins10 Blue Whales,
    2 Unidentified Whales
    Aug 1948 Bottlenose Dolphins400 Common Dolphins5 Blue Whales,
    2 Bryde’s whales,
    2 Minke Whales
    2 Mola Mola
    Aug 1846 Bottlenose Dolphins1,000 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales1 Thresher Shark, 1 Mako Shark, 1 Mola Mola
    Aug 17712 Bottlenose Dolphins1,750 Common Dolphins11 Blue Whales (Including Humphrey and Razor)1 Brown Booby, 1 Cormorant “Rocky”
    Aug 16836 Bottlenose Dolphins500 Common Dolphins38 Blue Whales (Including Blue Ray)2 Mola Mola
    Aug 15878 Bottlenose Dolphins600 Common Dolphins43 Blue Whales
    Aug 14455 Bottlenose Dolphins500 Common Dolphins16 Blue Whales
    Aug 135150 Bottlenose Dolphins1,250 Common Dolphins11 Blue Whales1 Mola Mola
    Aug 1261,703 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales1 Shark, 1 Mola Mola
    Aug 115200 Bottlenose Dolphins1,201 Common Dolphins4 Blue Whales
    Aug 106130 Bottlenose Dolphins760 Common Dolphins5 Blue Whales (Including “Groot”),4 Minke Whales1 Breach Mako Shark, 2 Mola Mola
    Aug 9835 Bottlenose Dolphins3,150 Common Dolphins1 Blue Whales, 3 Minke Whales1 Stingray, 1 Flying Fish
    Aug 833 Bottlenose Dolphins350 Common Dolphins2 Blue Whales (Including “Rooster”)
    Aug 76170 Bottlenose Dolphins1,100 Common Dolphins5 Mola Mola, 1 Flying Fish
    Aug 67155 Bottlenose Dolphins1,700 Common Dolphins2 Blue Whales1 Great Hammerhead Shark, 2 Mola Mola
    Aug 5579 Bottlenose Dolphins650 Common Dolphins4 Blue Whales
    Aug 451,300 Common Dolphins8 Blue Whales, 2 Fin Whales
    Aug 371,700 Common Dolphins10 Blue Whales, 3 Minke Whales
    Aug 274 Bottlenose Dolphins2,020 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales1 Mako Shark
    Aug 1730 Bottlenose Dolphins960 Common Dolphins6 Blue Whales, 1 Minke Whale7 Mola Mola
    July 3162,050 Common Dolphins15 Blue Whales, 2 Fin Whale, 2 Minke Whales
    July 3061,550 Common Dolphins12 Blue Whales, 1 Minke Whale
    July 2943,085 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales, 2 Humpback Whales (Cow/Calf)
    4 Minke Whales
    July 285100 Bottlenose Dolphins600 Common Dolphins8 Blue Whales, 2 Humpback Whales (Cow/Calf),
    2 Bryde’s Whales,
    2 Minke Whales
    2 Mola Mola
    July 27772 Bottlenose Dolphins2,300 Common Dolphins19 Blue Whales, 1 Fin Whale, 2 Humpback Whales (Cow/Calf),
    2 Minke Whales
    1 Mola Mola
    July 269761 Common Dolphins50 Risso’s Dolphins16 Blue Whales, 2 Fin Whales, 2 Humpback Whales (Cow/Calf),
    1 Bryde’s Whale,
    1 Minke Whale
    9 Mola Mola
    July 256540 Common Dolphins15 Blue WhalesRaft of 50 Sea Lions
    July 2499 Bottlenose Dolphins920 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales1 Unidentified Shark, 3 Mola Mola
    July 236700 Common Dolphins8 Blue Whales1 Hammerhead Shark, 1 Flying Fish
    July 2263,350 Common Dolphins2 Humpback Whales (Cow/Calf),
    1 Bryde’s Whale,
    2 Minke Whales
    3 Mola Mola
    July 2154 Bottlenose Dolphins1,850 Common Dolphins10 Blue Whales, 2 Humpback Whales (Cow/Calf)8 Mola Mola
    July 20485 Bottlenose Dolphins (With “Patches”)1,900 Common Dolphins3 Fin Whales, 2 Humpback Whales (Cow/Calf),
    1 Bryde’s Whale,
    1 Minke Whale
    1 Elephant Seal, 3 Mola Mola
    July 196106 Bottlenose Dolphins600 Common Dolphins12 Blue Whales,
    2 Minke Whales
    July 18425 Bottlenose Dolphins500 Common Dolphins100 Risso’s Dolphins16 Blue Whales
    July 17750 Bottlenose Dolphins1,525 Common Dolphins17 Blue Whales,
    10 Fin Whales
    1 Elephant Seal
    July 16450 Bottlenose Dolphins950 Common Dolphins2 Blue Whales,
    2 Minke Whales
    6 Mola Mola
    July 156130 Bottlenose Dolphins (With “Patches”)1,150 Common Dolphins1 Blue Whale
    July 14453 Bottlenose Dolphins1,550 Common Dolphins13 Blue Whales1 Mola Mola, 1 Yellowfin Tuna
    July 133100 Bottlenose Dolphins (With “Patches”)1,012 Common Dophins9 Blue Whales7 Mola Mola, 1 Sea Turtle, 1 Dorado
    July 1252,050 Common Dolphins20 Risso’s Dolphins5 Blue Whales1 Hammerhead Shark, 1 Mako Shark, 8 Mola Mola
    July 113290 Common Dolphins50 Risso’s Dolphins1 Blue Whale
    July 103835 Common Dolphins11 Blue Whales
    July 96275 Bottlenose Dolphins7 Blue Whales10 Mola Mola, 1 Mako Shark
    July 8360 Bottlenose Dolphins1,600 Common Dolphins8 Blue Whales1 Hammerhead Shark, 1 Blue Shark
    July 731,200 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales
    July 6515 Bottlenose Dolphins8,000 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales
    July 56200 Bottlenose Dolphins4,100 Common Dolphins1 Gray Whale (Rare for July!)2 Mola Mola
    July 4570 Bottlenose Dolphins2,950 Common Dolphins
    July 3450 Bottlenose Dolphins3,300 Common Dolphins
    July 2395 Bottlenose Dolphins (With “Patches”)425 Common Dolphins
    July 1250 Bottlenose Dolphins1,600 Common Dolphins
    June 30340 Bottlenose Dolphins1,500 Common Dolphins
    June 2932,012 Common Dolphins2 Blue Whales
    June 284150 Bottlenose Dolphins25 Common Dolphins2 Blue Whales, 1 Gray Whale (Rare for June!)
    June 2741,800 Common Dolphins
    June 26550 Bottlenose Dolphins1,200 Common Dolphins1 Minke Whale
    June 252200 Common Dolphins
    June 2442 Bottlenose Dolphins500 Common Dolphins1 Humpback Whale (Seen on 3 Trips)2 Mola Mola
    June 2351,650 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales (Including “Kinko”)1 Unidentified Baleen Whale
    June 22325 Bottlenose Dolphins2,700 Common Dolphins1 Minke Whale
    June 21550 Bottlenose Dolphins1,300 Common Dolphins1 Unidentified Baleen Whale1 Green Sea Turtle, 1 Mola Mola
    June 20370 Bottlenose Dolphins1,006 Common Dolphins3 Minke Whales1 Elephant Seal
    June 193100 Bottlenose Dolphins150 Common Dolphins2 Mola Mola
    June 1821,250 Common Dolphins1 Mola Mola
    June 17215 Bottlenose Dolphins850 Common Dolphins
    June 162350 Common Dolphins1 Mola Mola
    June 155177 Bottlenose Dolphins5,600 Common Dolphins1 Green Sea Turtle
    June 144150 Bottlenose Dolphins4,400 Common Dolphins1 Minke Whale
    June 13130 Bottlenose Dolphins300 Common Dolphins
    June 12330 Bottlenose Dolphins200 Common Dolphins1 Mola Mola
    June 11450 Bottlenose Dolphins5,200 Common Dolphins2 Minke Whales1 Mola Mola
    June 10280 Bottlenose Dolphins500 Common Dolphins
    June 9363 Bottlenose Dolphins700 Common Dolphins
    June 8220 Bottlenose Dolphins3,000 Common Dolphins15 Mola Mola, 1 Mako Shark
    June 73250 Bottlenose Dolphins200 Common Dolphins20 Risso’s Dolphins50 Pilot Whales (First SoCal sighting since 1996)1 Mako Shark
    June 63800 Common Dolphins1 Fin Whale, 1 Minke Whale
    June 531 Bottlenose Dolphin2,000 Common Dolphins
    June 44325 Common Dolphins2 RARE Bryde’s Whales (Cow/Calf), 6 Minke Whales
    June 3375 Bottlenose Dolphins1,015 Common Dolphins1 Fin Whale, 2 RARE Bryde’s Whales (Cow/Calf)
    June 21No Sightings
    June 122 Blue Whales (Cow/Calf)
    May 315231 Bottlenose Dolphins950 Common Dolphins1 Mola Mola
    May 304395 Bottlenose Dolphins1,400 Common Dolphins3 Mola Mola
    May 292600 Common Dolphins
    May 285250 Bottlenose Dolphins2,420 Common Dolphins1 Mola Mola
    May 272
    May 262200 Bottlenose Dolphins1 Minke Whale1 Blue Shark, 1 Mako Shark
    May 253217 Bottlenose Dolphins4 Mola Mola
    May 243106 Bottlenose Dolphins560 Common Dolphins
    May 232200 Common Dolphins
    May 2212 Bottlenose Dolphins100 Common Dolphins1 Minke Whale
    May 2113 Common Dolphins2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf)
    May 202
    May 1931,000 Common Dolphins2 Gray Whales
    May 1849 Bottlenose Dolphins150 Common Dolphins2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf), 3 Minke Whales1 Mola Mola
    May 1765 Bottlenose Dolphins490 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 2 Minke Whales
    May 164515 Common Dolphins8 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf)
    May 152250 Common Dolphins2 Fin Whales (Cow/Calf)
    May 1426 Bottlenose Dolphins250 Common Dolphins2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf)
    May 1333 Bottlenose Dolphins500 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
    May 123600 Common Dolphins9 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
    May 119 Trips4 Bottlenose Dolphins1,975 Common Dolphins1 Mola Mola Rough Seas Today!
    May 107 Trips30 Bottlenose Dolphins3,050 Common Dolphins10 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 2 Minke Whales1 Mola Mola
    May 93106 Bottlenose Dolphins12 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 2 Minke Whales1 Mola Mola
    May 821,600 Common Dolphins1 Minke Whale
    May 71250 Common Dolphins2 Gray Whales
    May 626 Bottlenose Dolphins600 Common Dolphins
    May 544 Bottlenose Dolphins560 Common Dolphins26 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pods)
    May 431,400 Common Dolphins9 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pods)
    May 33400 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf)
    May 222 Bottlenose Dolphins500 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf)
    May 132 Bottlenose Dolphins250 Common Dolphins3 Blue Whales, 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf)Chuck found our 1st Blue Whales of this season!
    April 302450 Common Dolphins3 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf), 1 Minke Whale
    April 291500 Common Dolphins
    April 281300 Common Dolphins2 Gray Whales
    April 2731,050 Common Dolphins13 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf Pairs)
    April 261200 Common Dolphins
    April 2537 Bottlenose Dolphins1 Gray Whale
    April 2468 Bottlenose Dolphins3,800 Common Dolphins1 Fin Whale, 16 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf)
    April 2326 Bottlenose Dolphins100 Common Dolphins3 Gray Whales
    April 2231,000 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 2 Minke Whales
    April 21218 Bottlenose Dolphins220 Common Dolphins2 Fin Whales, 14 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
    April 200Happy Easter! No Trips.
    April 194100 Bottlenose Dolphins300 Common Dolphins1 Fn Whale, 8 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
    April 1832,200 Common Dolphins7 Minke Whales
    April 1741,350 Common Dolphins9 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 3 Minke Whales
    April 16250 Bottlenose Dolphins100 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales, 6 Minke Whales
    April 1535 Bottlenose Dolphins1,200 Common Dolphins20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins3 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
    April 1421,300 Common Dolphin1 Gray Whale
    April 13313 Bottlenose Dolphins400 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
    April 1221,200 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)1 Mola Mola
    April 1133,000 Common Dolphins10 Pacific White-sided Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    April 1042 Bottlenose Dolphins200 Common Dolphins7 Pacific White-sided Dolphins10 Gray Whales, 1 Minke Whale1 Mola Mola
    April 9410 Bottlenose Dolphins3,500 Common Dolphins5 Gray Whales, 1 Minke Whale1 Mola Mola
    April 8335 Bottlenose Dolphins200 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
    April 731,100 Common Dolphins50 Pacific White-sided Dolphins11 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
    April 641,600 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales
    April 543 Bottlenose Dolphins1,450 Common Dolphins20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins14 Gray Whales
    April 43150 Common Dolphins12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins1 Fin Whale, 7 Gray Whales
    April 325 Bottlenose Dolphins550 Common Dolphins1 Fin Whale, 2 Gray Whales
    April 22No Sightings – Rough Seas
    April 12250 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    March 3124 Bottlenose Dolphins5 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales
    March 305430 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales
    March 295200 Bottlenose Dolphins500 Common Dolphins22 Gray Whales
    March 286225 Bottlenose Dolphins1,500 Common Dolphins12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins18 Gray Whales, 1 Minke Whale
    March 2754,100 Common Dolphins1 Gray Whale
    March 2622 Gray Whales
    March 2521,150 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales, 1 Minke Whale
    March 24526 Bottlenose Dolphins3,200 Common Dolphins40 Pacific White-sided Dolphins12 Gray Whales
    March 23618 Bottlenose Dolphins2,200 Common Dolphin20 Gray Whales
    March 22626 Bottlenose Dolphins2,450 Common Dolphins9 Pacific White-sided Dolphins17 Gray Whales
    March 213312 Common Dolphins11 Gray Whales1 Thresher Shark
    March 2052,550 Common Dolphins13 Gray Whales
    March 1931,200 Common Dolphins15 Gray Whales
    March 1841,200 Common Dolphins30 Pacific White-sided Dolphins11 Gray Whales
    March 1756 Bottlenose Dolphins400 Common Dolphins36 Gray Whales
    March 166520 Common Dolphins28 Gray Whales, 2 Humpback Whales (Cow/Calf)
    March 156400 Bottlenose Dolphins700 Common Dolphins33 Gray Whales
    March 144850 Common Dolphins22 Gray Whales1 Steller Sea Lion
    March 1334 Bottlenose Dolphins700 Common Dolphins6 Pacific White-side Dolphins11 Gray WhalesVERY RARE 40 – 50 False Killer Whales
    March 1231,500 Common Dolphins4 Gray WhalesVERY RARE 40 – 50 False Killer Whales
    March 1141,200 Common Dolphins12 Risso’s Dolphins6 Gray Whales
    March 10418 Bottlenose Dolphins1,100 Common Dolphins1 Fin Whale, 6 Gray Whales
    March 98311 Bottlenose Dolphins1,800 Common Dolphins3 Fin Whale, 31 Gray WhalesDana Point Festival of Whales
    March 86100 Bottlenose Dolphins1,300 Common Dolphins30 Pacific White-sided Dolphins16 Gray WhalesDana Point Festival of Whales
    March 73200 Bottlenose Dolphins400 Common Dolphins7 Gray Whales
    March 6150 Common Dolphins7 Gray Whales
    March 53200 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales
    March 4212 Bottlenose Dolphins600 Common Dolphins7 Gray Whales
    March 32300 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    March 2386 Bottlenose Dolphins1,000 Common Dolphins15 Gray WhalesDana Point Festival of Whales
    March 10Inclement Weather
    Feb 280Inclement Weather
    Feb 27240 Bottlenose Dolphins50 Common Dolphins2 Fin Whales, 9 Gray Whales
    Feb 2622 Fin Whales (Cow/Calf), 2 Gray Whales
    Feb 25250 Bottlenose Dolphins2,000 Common Dolphins50 Pacific White-sided Dolphins3 Gray Whales1 Mola Mola
    Feb 2422 Bottlenose Dolphins500 Common Dolphins1 Gray Whale
    Feb 2331,550 Common Dolphins25 Pacific White-sided Dolphins7 Gray Whales“Patches” the Bottlenose Dolphin
    Feb 22785 Bottlenose Dolphins3,700 Common Dolphins51 Pacific White-sided Dolphins18 Gray Whales
    Feb 2121,200 Common Dolphins3 Gray Whales
    Feb 2021,300 Common Dolphins5 Gray Whales
    Feb 192100 Bottlenose Dolphins300 Common Dolphins8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Gray Whales
    Feb 18275 Common Dolphins12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins2 Gray Whales (1 Breached!)
    Feb 177460 Common Dolphins227 Pacific White-sided Dolphins9 Gray Whales
    Feb 168 Trips58 Bottlenose Dolphins1,300 Common Dolphins230 Pacific White-sided Dolphins3 Gray Whales
    Feb 159 Trips55 Bottlenose Dolphins1,650 Common Dolphins155 Pacific White-sided Dolphins10 Gray Whales
    Feb 14440 Bottlenose Dolphins500 Common Dolphins45 Pacific White-sided Dolphins9 Gray Whales
    Feb 132100 Bottlenose Dolphins6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins8 Gray Whales
    Feb 1223 Bottlenose Dolphins150 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    Feb 11225 Pacific White-sided Dolphins1 Gray Whale
    Feb 1024 Bottlenose Dolphins6 Gray Whales
    Feb 92 Bottlenose Dolphins200 Common Dolphins50 Pacific White-sided Dolphins21 Gray Whales
    Feb 839 Bottlenose Dolphins17 Gray Whales
    Feb 7275 Bottlenose Dolphins200 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    Feb 61100 Common Dolphins2 Gray Whales
    Feb 5220 Bottlenose Dolphins6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    Feb 43100 Common Dolphins46 Pacific White-sided Dolphins18 Gray Whales
    Feb 31100 Bottlenose Dolphins8 Gray Whales
    Feb 222,000 Common Dolphins11 Gray Whales
    Feb 136,000 Common Dolphins50 Pacific White-sided Dolphins8 Gray Whales
    Jan 31211 Gray Whales
    Jan 3012 Gray Whales
    Jan 2912 Bottlenose Dolphins7 Gray Whales
    Jan 2817 Gray Whales
    Jan 27150 Bottlenose Dolphins2 Fin Whales, 8 Gray Whales
    Jan 264260 Bottlenose Dolphins17 Gray Whales (Including 2 Mating, 1 Breaching)
    Jan 252100 Common Dolphins1 Fin Whale, 11 Gray Whales (Including 1 Northbound)
    Jan 24273 Bottlenose Dolphins5 Common Dolphins1 Gray Whale
    Jan 23250 Bottlenose Dolphins2,000 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    Jan 222150 Bottlenose Dolphins6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins7 Gray Whales
    Jan 2112 Bottlenose Dolphins25 Pacific White-sided Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    Jan 20555 Bottlenose Dolphins1,000 Common Dolphins10 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
    Jan 195112 Bottlenose Dolphins4,100 Common Dolphins9 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf),
    Jan 18612 Bottlenose Dolphins7,025 Common Dolphins2 Fin Whales, 13 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf),
    Jan 1722,100 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    Jan 162250 Bottlenose Dolphins150 Common Dolphins
    Jan 15160 Bottlenose Dolphins3 Gray Whales
    Jan 14260 Bottlenose Dolphins1,000 Common Dolphins6 Gray Whales
    Jan 1316 Bottlenose Dolphins100 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales
    Jan 124130 Bottlenose Dolphins12 Gray Whales (Including 1st Northbound Cow/Calf)
    Jan 11343 Common Dolphins12 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Newborn Calf)
    Jan 102100 Bottlenose Dolphins50 Common Dolphins3 Gray Whales“Patches” the Bottlenose Dolphin
    Jan 9225 Bottlenose Dolphins50 Common Dolphins25 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins6 Gray Whales
    Jan 82240 Bottlenose Dolphins340 Common Dolphins1 Mola Mola
    Jan 73285 Common Dolphins65 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins6 Gray Whales
    Jan 6125 Bottlenose Dolphins1,000 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales (Including “Scarback”)
    Jan 56850 Common Dolphins13 Gray WhalesRaft of 100 Sea Lions, 1 Mola Mola
    Jan 45350 Bottlenose Dolphins750 Common Dolphins9 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins2 Humpback Whales, 4 Gray Whales
    Jan 34100 Bottlenose Dolphins650 Common Dolphins7 Gray Whales
    Jan 2612 Bottlenose Dolphins300 Common Dolphins50 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins5 Gray Whales
    Jan 1, 201436 Bottlenose Dolphins1,300 Common Dolphins4 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)

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