Whale sightings are plentiful during peak season off Jersey Shore
Updated 12:29 AM; Posted 12:06 AM
By Jeff Goldman
NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
There were plenty of whale watching opportunities off the Jersey Shore on a chilly fall weekend.
Passengers aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher were treated to the sight of four humpback whales Sunday while photographer Bill McKim also documented a whale swimming off Belmar.
That might sound like a lot, but it was an average weekend, according to Capt. Jeff Stewart of the Cape May Whale Watcher.
Whales can be seen between March and December, according to Stewart, who noted that on some weekends he'll see as many as 10-15 of the mammals in the water.
This past weekend was probably the peak of whale watching season in New Jersey.
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