All Monterey Bay Beaches Closing Labor Day Weekend To Slow COVID-19 SpreadAuthorities from beach communities around Monterey Bay announced in an unprecedented joint statement on Thursday the intended closure of all beaches over the Labor Day weekend to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Reopenings: Monterey County Officials Limiting Access To Beaches Over Fears Of Unsafe OvercrowdingSeveral beaches around the Monterey Bay Area will be closing this weekend to reinforce social distancing and reduce large public gatherings, as cities anticipate large influxes of visitors during the heat wave.
Monterey Bay Teeming With Humpbacks, Calves Delighting Whale WatchersThe largest creatures on earth are not shy about making plenty of appearances this time of year in Monterey Bay to the delight of whale-watchers.
Beach Hazard Warning Issued For Bay Area Through Holiday WeekendThe National Weather Service issued a beach hazard warning for the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas this weekend due to a long period swell and increased risk of rip currents.
U.S. Coast Guard Helps NOAA Team Rescue Whale Tangled In Fishing Gear In Monterey BayA U.S. Coast Guard crew stationed in Monterey on Monday was able to help a team from NOAA untangle a whale that had gotten caught in fishing gear near Moss Landing.
Monterey Harbor, Moss Landing Boat Ramps Reopening With New RulesRecreational boaters will have an opportunity starting Tuesday to get out on the water when launch ramps reopen for them at Moss Landing and Monterey Harbor.
Coast Guard Crews Rescue 2 From Sinking Ship Off Monterey BayCrews with the U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people from a sinking vessel about nine miles south of Monterey Bay, Coast Guard officials announced Thursday.
Photos: Coast Guard Rescues 2 Off Sinking Luxury Yacht Near Monterey BayTwo people aboard a 92-foot yacht were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard Thursday after their vessel began to fill with water nine miles south of Monterey Bay, authorities said.
VIDEO: Entangled Humpback Whale Set Free In Monterey Bay A humpback whale entangled in a commercial fishing line, sighted several times in Monterey Bay over the last month, has been cut free by marine rescue teams and the Coast Guard.
Killer Whale Pod From Pacific Northwest Appears In Monterey BayA pod of killer whales known to the Puget Sound area of the Pacific Northwest have been seen in Monterey Bay for the first time.
Video: 5 Killer Whales Attack, Kill Gray Whale Calf In Monterey Bay With MotherDramatic footage captures a group of killer whales methodically ram, isolate and kill a gray whale calf passing through Monterey Bay with its mother on Saturday.
Monterey Hosts 9th Annual Whalefest at Old Fisherman's WharfWhalefest, a free event, is meant to celebrate the biodiversity of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Tree Down In San Francisco Amid Wind Advisory For RegionA downed tree was blocking a busy street in San Francisco Thursday during a wind advisory that was issued for the Bay Area and Monterey through Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
Great White Sharks Baby Boom May Be Underway In Monterey BayGreat white sharks are known as fearsome predators, but in the Monterey Bay there is more fascination than fear over what may be a great white shark baby boom.
1,000 Brooding Octopuses Found Off Monterey CoastScientists exploring the sea floor off the coast of central California found more than 1,000 octopuses tucked between rocks with their tentacles inverted and covering clusters of white eggs —a pose common among brooding females.