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Story By Jessica Tomlinson - https://thatoregonlife.com - Story Source
Published on Thursday April 22, 2021 - 8:26 AM

 
OREGON COAST - Whale watching on the Oregon coast is a fun activity people enjoy year round, but especially during the winter and spring whale migrations, where up to 25,000 gray whales pass the Oregon coast. Here are some tips to get you started on your whale watching journey.

When And Where To Go Whale Watching On The Oregon Coast.

From mid December through January almost 25,000 gray whales migrate south along the Oregon coast to the warmer waters of Baja Mexico, so this is a great time to get out with your binoculars to spot whales.

Another good time to go whale watching is during the spring migration north starting in late March and ending in June. Each year around 200 of the migrating whales choose to stay along the Oregon coast for the summer to feed.

While you can see whales at any spot along the scenic Oregon coast, here are the best viewing locations to increase your chance of seeing whales: