from Observation Post #12
Grover, Director of the Whale Watching Center
in Depoe Bay, Oregon, sends news:
21-28 was Spring
Whale Watch Week here. We are seeing good
numbers of gray whales traveling past the Oregon coast right
Peak numbers are the last week of March and (a second peak)
the last week of April, with about 6 whales an hour passing
17: Good news! We have seen our first 2 Gray whales
heading north from the center in Depoe Bay. For Oregon, it
had reports of 2 whales headed north but we did not observe
this and don't feel confident listing them as northbound.
will keep watching and see what we can confirm. We are still
seeing Gray whales migrating south (4 so far this morning, 21
January: We did see 823 southbound whales from the center during January.
Our numbers are higher than usual because the weather