Video: Boaters doused as whale takes a leap near Cape Henry

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Boaters off Cape Henry on Sunday were doused after a whale leaped out of the water.

A WAVY viewer captured the moment on camera. What looks like a humpback whale is seen swimming near the boat, before taking a giant leap into the air. The whale’s acrobatics caused a mix of highly excited responses from everyone on the boat.

A second video shows the whale making a big splash. You can hear thrilled squeals from those watching.

Other viewers got pictures of the whale mid-jump.

Photos: Whale takes a leap near Cape Henry

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