This Saturday, Dec. 22 is “a GO!”

Bob PerryUncategorized

Weather Update: The latest NOAA weather forecast is for rain on Saturday afternoon. Early afternoon rain to the north of Pt Conception, and later to the south. The Condor Express is going! We’re going out to see the whales and try to get back before the rain hits. The rainfall amounts with this first weekend storm are projected to be … Read More

Great Weather ahead!

Bob PerryUncategorized

The NOAA National Weather Service says sunny skies and clear sailing conditions ahead for the rest of this week, including Saturday. The Gray Whales are on the move southward, and if island sea conditions are as good as hoped, as many as 19 or so per day are heading through the Santa Cruz Channel (between Santa Rosa Island and Santa … Read More

Three California Humpback whales spotted today

Bob PerryCalifornia Whale Watching, humpback whale, Uncategorized

California Humpback whales spotted today Sunday, Oct. 21 Three California Humpback whales spotted today. Rope and her humpback compadres continued to thrill the whale watchers in the Santa Barbara Channel today. In addition, two minke whales were seen as the eastern Channel is full of bait fish. Abundant marine bird populations were also there to take advantage of the food … Read More

Three humpback whales in the Santa Barbara Channel

Bob PerryCalifornia Whale Watching, humpback whale, Uncategorized

The Santa Barbara Channel was drop-dead gorgeous today, with mirror glass conditions under great cloud formations. Among the three humpback whales was our pal “Rope” again today. The third whale is a smaller male humpback and breached several times to the delight of all on board. Common dolphins were coming by the boat non-stop, all day long. Final tally: 3 … Read More

Humpback Whales and Minke Whales Spotted Today

Bob PerryCalifornia, humpback whale

California Humpback Whales Thursday, September 27, 2012 Trip Sightings Report: A gorgeous late summer California day in the Santa Barbara Channel with very light winds and calm seas all day. The morning fog broke off early and the sun was bright and warm. The two California Humpback whales seen today were a mother and her calf. The calf approached the … Read More

We got mugged again on the Condor Express

Bob Perryblue whale, dolphin, humpback whale, Uncategorized

Thursday, August 23, 2012 Daily Whale and Dolphin Report: Here are the species we watched closely today: 2 Blue Whales (more in the area) 12 Humpback Whale (more in the area) 400 Common Dolphins Four of the humpback whales made a very friendly, close approach to the Condor Express. They rolled upside down and showed their long pectoral fins in … Read More

Friendly humpback whales and blue whales too

Bob Perryblue whale, humpback whale, Uncategorized

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Daily Whale and Dolphin Report: Here are the species we watched closely today: 4 Blue Whales (more in the area) 6 Humpback Whale (more in the area) 400 Common Dolphins 3 Bottlenose Dolphins Four of the humpback whales made a very friendly, close approach to the Condor Express. Conditions were good on the grounds today. Call … Read More

Two trips today – a humpback whale goes crazy on the afternoon trip

Bob Perryblue whale, dolphin, humpback whale, sea lion, Uncategorized

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Daily Whale and Dolphin Report: TWO TRIPS TODAY ! Here are the species we watched closely today: MORNING TRIP: 4 Blue Whales 11 Humpback Whale 2000 Common Dolphins (see special notes below) AFTERNOON TRIP: 3 Blue whales 16 Humpback whale (see notes below) On the morning adventure, while watching whales out on the feeding grounds, we … Read More