Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Surprise Whale Watching While on Paddle Board

On March 30, Coronado resident Brendan Manson went paddle boarding and got a wonderful surprise when a whale surfaced nearby.

Brendan shares, “I entered the water from the main lifeguard tower and went close to the lighthouse on Pt. Loma. The water was as calm as a lake. I passed a few dolphins and a seal lion and then saw a spray of water come up 50 yards away. Ten minutes later, the whale surfaced just 50 feet away.”

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It’s a brief five second video, but what a cool experience:

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(Editor’s Note: I think I would’ve fallen off my paddle board…)

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.” Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com
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