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You might say it was a breeze to find whales today.

Wind vector map for this afternoon. source:

You might say it was a breeze to find whales today.

It was a bright sunny day with a stiff breeze and wind waves coming from the gale force winds far to the west.   Nonetheless the talents of Captain Eric skillfully handled the marine weather and located 2 humpback whales about 5 miles off More Mesa, initially traveling east.  With swells from the west and whales moving east, the seas were put astern and the ride was not bad at all.  After a while carefully watching the 2 #humpbackwhales, they both “acted up” a bit with some mighty tail throws that were made more dramatic by the winds blowing their splash spray all around.  Common dolphins were with us all day and a rough estimate was 3,500…such fun to see these little cetaceans surfing the big ocean swells.  Finally the 2 humpback whales turned around and headed back west and into the oncoming seas, and it was time to return to the harbor.  The fresh air and clear skies made for an exhilarating day !   Wow.

You never know what Mother Nature has in store. Bob Perry Condor Express

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