Mark Racunas of Hermosa Beach filmed a whale breaching the surface of the water Jan. 19 about a half-mile off the shores of Redondo Beach. Racunas was aboard the Hideout, which is owned by Mike Williams.
From aboard whalewatching boat Voyager on Saturday afternoon, Redondo Beach photographer Nick Birnbaum took this shot of a gray whale expelling air through its blowhole at the surface.
Marina photographer Tim Hammond snapped this shot of boats and stand-up paddlers ogling a gray whale fluke on Saturday.
Redondo Beach photographer Nick Birnbaum took this picture from aboard Voyager on Saturday of a gray whale.
The Voyager was packed Saturday afternoon with people ooh-ing and ahh-ing over the gray whales playing off the Redondo shore. Photo by Nick Birnbaum
A whale breaches the surface of the water on Saturday, about a half-mile off shore from Redondo Harbor. Video and still frame by Mark Racunas while aboard the Hideout, which is owned by Mike Williams.
JR Simich took this photo recently off the shores of Redondo Beach.