Mass Reports of Orca Sightings on the Oregon Coast in May

Photoo by Grant Rilette (Instagram at @grantrilette)

(Oregon Coast) — May 2022 is turning into every whale watcher’s dream. Since late April, orca sightings on the Oregon coast have been sprouting up at an alarming rate. Whale watchers have been flocking to various sites, struggling to catch footage and report the orca’s migration.

Orca sightings have been documented in Coos Bay, Sea Lion Caves near Florence, Yachats, Gold Beach, and Newport, among several other locations. Whale watching groups in northern Oregon and southern Washington haven’t had as much luck, but there have been reported sightings of a few gray whales, a common occurrence this time of year.

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