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Voluntary Vessel Speed Reduction Zone In Effect NOAA recommends that vessels > 300 gross registered tons transiting the zone do so at speeds of 10 knots or less

Shipping Company & Vessel Speed 
Cooperation Rate

Adoption of NOAA’s voluntary speed limits are shown to decrease the risk of whale-ship collisions. Search individual company and vessel cooperation rates to assess performance.

Large Fleet

Large fleets represent companies that have 30 or more transits/year.

Company Fleet Transit Distance Cooperation Rate Letter Grade
Company > XX 00% A
Company > XX 00% A
Company > XX 00% F
Company > XX 00% F

Small Fleet

Small fleets represent companies that have less than 30 transits/year.

Company Fleet Transit Distance Cooperation Rate Letter Grade
Company > XX 00% A
Company > XX 00% A
Company > XX 00% F
Company > XX 00% F

Today's Santa Barbara Channel Whale Presence: Very High*

Today's Santa Barbara Channel Whale Presence: Very High  |  July 21, 2024

Very High Presence of Whales How was this calculated?
Certainty: High
July 21, 2024
Sightings* 40 Humpback 2 Blue 0 Fin

Blue Whale Habitat Model

Santa Barbara acoustic system is offline

Whales may be present even if whale presence rating is low. Please remember you can protect these sensitive species by slowing down. Presence Tracker last updated 42 minutes ago using data from the last five days.

Today's San Francisco Whale Presence: Medium*

Today's San Francisco Whale Presence: Medium  |  July 21, 2024

Medium Presence of Whales How was this calculated?
Certainty: Medium
July 21, 2024
Sightings* 0 Humpback 0 Blue 0 Fin

Blue Whale Habitat Model

San Francisco acoustic system is offline

Whales may be present even if whale presence rating is low. Please remember you can protect these sensitive species by slowing down. Presence Tracker last updated 41 minutes ago using data from the last five days.

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