Monterey Bay

Ocean Changes Lead To Stellar Whale Watching On Monterey BayChanges in the ocean are making for some incredible sights closer to shore than ever before. Whale watching in the Monterey Bay recently has been nothing short of epic.
Kayaking Man Almost Crushed By Whale Recounts Near-Death ExperienceA man kayaking in Monterey Bay who was nearly crushed to death by a breaching whale relives the terrifying incident.
Warmer Water Leads To More Whales Spotted Along Monterey BayOne doesn’t have to travel too far out to sea these days to see a pod of humpback whales splashing about in front of you. This spectacle is becoming the new norm, right off the Monterey County coastline.
Bay Area Ocean Temperatures 5-10 Degrees Above Historical AverageOcean water temperatures in the San Francisco Bay Area are above their historical summertime average, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
Coastal Cleanup Volunteers Remove More Than A Ton Of Garbage From Around Monterey BayVolunteers removed more than one and a half tons of garbage from around Monterey Bay Saturday.
Emaciated Pelicans Wander Monterey Bay Shores In Desperate Search For FoodFirst it was starving baby sea lions wandering ashore and now pelicans are turning up in some unusual places looking for food.
Orphaned Sea Otter Pup From Peninsula Thriving At Chicago AquariumAn orphaned sea otter pup is beginning to thrive at the rehabilitation facility it was taken to after being rescued from a Peninsula beach.
VIDEO: Stand-Up Paddle Boarder Rides Alongside Humpback Whales In Monterey BayA stand-up paddle board instructor captured a breath-taking encounter with humpback whales in the Monterey Bay last week.
Partnership Looks To Keep Fresh Caught California Squid LocalMost of the squid caught in California usually travels about 12,000 miles before it hits your plate. Now, there is a movement to cut down on the distance.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Knocks 21 Fish From Seafood Watch ListTwenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished.
Ocean Temperatures Along Central Coast Warm Up This Summer, No Link To El NinoUnusually warm ocean temperatures off California’s Central Coast have surfers peeling off their wetsuits. While surfers enjoy it, the conditions could hurt those who make their living from fishing.
Boaters Warned To Steer Clear Of Humpback Whales Feeding In Monterey BayBoaters on Monterey Bay are being warned to keep their distance from humpback whales and other marine wildlife feeding on shore, according to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.