Re: Wow! Blue whales
Originally Posted by Orion
We saw two on July 4th in 180 FOW NW of Cape Kiwanda. One was 1000 or more yards further offshore and we assumed it was a blue from the massive water spout as it exhaled. A few minutes later we had another whale surface within about 75 yards of the Dory. Another massive spout and as it rolled you could see the distinctive dorsal shape and how massive the body was. We see Gray Whales pretty much every day in and around the Pacific City area. We were all awestruck at the size and our proximity to such a huge creature. It was an incredible experience....
You's a lucky guy Orion.
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