March 3, 2023
By Todd Mansur Captain / Marine Naturalist
San Clemente Christian School/ Joel Whitney 6th thru 8th grade. 36 Students.
Departure: 12:00 pm from Dana Point Harbor.
Weather: calm partly cloudy
At 12:40 we caught up with a south bound Gray whale off of seal rock in San Clemente in 30 fathoms and followed for 1.5 miles.
At 1:30 we sighted a small Minke whale 2.5 miles south of Dana point
at 1:40 we sighted a small pod of offshore Bottlenose Dolphins approximately 25 heading down the coast great show lots of jumping dolphins.
At 1:50 head back to Dana Point
2:10 Arrive back To Dana Point Harbor.
- 1Gray Whale
- 25 Bottlenose Dolphins
- 1 Minke whale