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Old December 2nd, 2005, 07:51 PM
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What is the whale season in the southern carib? We were wondering if you can see them if you go southern route?
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Old December 3rd, 2005, 08:48 AM
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Karyn,
You might have better luck with your question in the destionation message board. I know that the whales go south out of Alaska in the winter, but I think they go to Hawaii. I'm no expert, but I read this some where. How about it CM friends, any one have an answer?
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Old December 3rd, 2005, 10:21 AM
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Default Whale Season

it is rare to see whales while on a cruise ship in the Atlantic

They tend to congregate in very specific areas.

In the Spring till the Fall a large portion of the humpback population and many finback, minke, and pilot whales are off the Massachusetts coast on traditional feeding grounds.

When my DH fishes offshore he sees a few to dozens every trip.

In the Winter many migrate to the West Indies, especially to the Silver banks off of the Turks and Caicos to breed.
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The Pacific whales migrate from Alaska to Hawaii in the winter. We've been there in February to go on whale watching trips.

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