Viz Reports Thread

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Vjw » Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:11 pm

Alki junkyard was an impressive 40 ft viz on Saturday August 11th!

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:24 am

Saltwater on Tuesday Aug 7th, 35' plus. Simply fabulous. Killer swim, but this is rapidly becoming my favorite inner sound site.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:23 am

Scubie Doo wrote:
Tom Nic wrote:TTN this afternoon 30 to 40'. Just lovely....


Oh yeah! That sounds great Tom. Any big octo out there?


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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Scubie Doo » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:20 pm

Tom Nic wrote:TTN this afternoon 30 to 40'. Just lovely....


Oh yeah! That sounds great Tom. Any big octo out there?


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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:09 pm

TTN this afternoon 30 to 40'. Just lovely....
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby ScubaJess » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:52 am

Star Date: 2018080.5 (Sunday)
Deception Pass 20+ Viz
Keystone... Epic!!! 30+ Super sunny Viz with tons of fish, felt like swimming in an aquarium :)
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby MariaT » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:07 am

Edmonds Underwater Park looked like 15-20ft yesterday but a lot of snotty stuff in the water and annoying wind waves.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:26 am

Redondo last night was schmutz, whale snotty, kit dirtying 10 to 20'. Glad the showers are running but not a fan of the nozzles.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby carter.j » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:59 pm

Edmonds was great this morning, 15-20 ft of viz at depth!

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Scubie Doo » Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:55 pm

Redondo was actually decent this
Morning. Around 20’ with crap in the water. Got clearer at depth.


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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Greg Jensen » Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:41 pm

Sund Friday 27th- awful from 10-50 feet

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:55 pm

7 - 24, TTN 30+ with lots of schmutz in the water!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby McGlencoe » Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:59 pm

Sun 7-22 - Port Townsend Waterfront

Awesome in the 0-10' depth, then it was murky until about 50' and then opened to 20'~ at depth

Splashed around noon at the Maritime Center and @60South had the timing spot on, the current was pretty much non-existent and we had a nice leisurely hour dive out the rocks to the barge then down down past the barge to the flats and slowly circled back around to the boat launch.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby MariaT » Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:37 pm

7/21 - Redondo. Pretty good viz like 20-30ft(?), somewhat varied with depth and time, looked better below 40ft. We did 2 dives around 12:30pm and 3pm.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby McGlencoe » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:44 pm

Sun 7-15 - Mukilteo T-Dock

Milky white viz was about 6-12" down to about 30' then it opened up, getting better as we went deeper. We probably had 20' or so at 130'.

Hit the geodome on the second pass through, lot's of fish hanging out, including a big rat fish.

Pretty good current though and it was depth dependent. Wasn't too bad below 100', wasn't too bad above 40', definitely wished we had brought scooters for that in between depth.

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Postby djmcmath » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:18 am

Rockaway Beach Park, Bainbridge Island, 7/16 -- 12-15ft visibility at depth, murky 'n green in the shallows.

We hit it about an hour before high tide. Current was mild, maybe half a knot to the south. Entered at the buoy, followed the line out to the first reef, then followed downslope to the second ~90ft reef. Plenty of anenome, sea cuces, crabs, and stars. No wolf eels or octo. Two nudibranchs. My buddy thinks he saw a shark rolling past the shallow reef, but I'm not convinced.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Sharkb8 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:28 pm

Mukilteo T-Dock on Saturday 7-14-18. Got in at the low minus 3 tide. Vis was 6" down to 5ft, then about 2-5ft of algae bloom toilet water to 20ft or so. Below that it opened up to a clear 20-30ft from the dome all the way down to the man. It was really nice. Not much crab there this year but i still got enough to make last nights dinner extra delicious.
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Viz Reports Thread

Postby GearHead » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:51 am

Saltwater State Park on 7/15: horizontal visibility was 25' plus. Vertical visibility was such that shimmering light from the surface was still visible at 50'. Temperature was a balmy 54 degrees at depth.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:56 am

TTN 7 - 10. Dive 1, very low tide, ripping current, kelp all over everything, schmutz flying, 20'ish viz. Dive 2, high slack, lots of whale snot in the water, 30' viz, very nice. Hopefully we will get some of our really good Summer viz soon!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:38 pm

Redondo 7-9. Super low tide, fairly good sized exchange, mini Redondo river, 10' initially then opened to a nice 20' as we went north. South side was terrible 3' to 8' or so.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby ScubaJess » Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:12 am

SAT 7/07
DECEPTION PASS : 15-20 feet viz, better once slack hit :luv: :eric: :taco:
KEYSTONE : 10-15 feet milky viz, on line from pilings to Jetty, nice and sunny with kelp in shallows. :joshsmith:

SUN 7/08
KEYSTONE : 10-15 feet milky viz, all the way to end of jetty :pirate:
SKYLINE : 15-20 feet viz, the sea cucmbers were eating in force :burntchef: :taco: :partydance:
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby djmcmath » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:28 am

Edmonds Dive Park 7/8/2018 -- 3-5 feet of visibility.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Sharkb8 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:58 pm

Keystone on Saturday, 7-7-18. A dirty 10 ft along the jetty and pilings. There were a few spots in the shallows in-between where it was a sunny 15' in the kelp. Really pleasant. Also, the missing Lings may be returning :norris: :supz:
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby kerbyk » Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:33 pm

Sat/Sun June 23/24 dove cove 2 both days with students. When we got out of our own propwash, viz was 15ft+...not awful!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Jeff Pack » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:22 pm

Saturday 6/23/2018 - The Wreck formerly known as the MT6, we had a pretty good 10ft @205ft, which for there is exceptionally good.
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