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Boaters Warned As Large Number Of Whales Gather Off Coast Near SF

Dozens of whales are frolicking off Northern California’s coast in a feast for the eyes of onlookers that has also prompted federal officials to issue a boating warning.



Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.


File photo of a Blue Whale swimming.  (credit: Ishara S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Ships Urged To Slow For Whales Outside SF Bay

The Coast Guard is asking large ships off the Northern California coast to slow down to almost half their normal speed to avoid collisions with endangered whales feasting on an abundance of krill in the water.


A Humpack whale jumpes in the water of the Pacific Ocean. (credit: LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Ships Told To Slow For Whales In San Francisco Bay

Federal officials are asking large ships to slow down as they approach San Francisco Bay to prevent collisions with whales.



Wife Awaits Sacramento Sailor’s Return, Rescued After Whale Sank Ship

A whale hit the back of his sailboat tearing a hole in it. This happened yesterday off the coast of Mexico, about 400 miles south of San Diego.



Coast Guard Rescues Local Sailor Stranded After Whale Attack

The coast guard races out to rescue stranded boaters all over but it’s not because of a giant mammal in the water. This is quite the whale of a tale.


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Navy Study: Sonar, Blasts Might Hurt More Sea Life In CA Waters

The U.S. Navy says its use of sonar and explosives could potentially hurt more dolphins and whales in Hawaii and California waters than previously thought.


A wayward whale seen swimming in San Francisco Bay. (credit: CBS)

Boaters Warned Of Whales In San Francisco Bay

Boaters are being warned to steer clear of a mother gray whale and calf that wandered off course into San Francisco Bay during their spring migration.