New Year's Sund Rock Dive

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New Year's Sund Rock Dive

Post by KeithBoll » Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:34 pm

What a great way to start off the new year!
Jess, Eric, Tom, Tim and Kirsten all got wet today at Sund Rock.
And - there were many other divers all happy to plunge into the water on this calm, sunny and beautiful day.

Viz on the South Wall opened up to 30 feet at depth. Viz was generally good wherever your journey took you.
Thanks to Kirsten and Tim for bringing along Mr Heater - a warm and welcome retreat from the cooler weather.
On the first dive, I went to 115 feet deep and visited the cloud sponges. About a half year ago - these two sponges turned brown (as if they are dying). I stopped by a couple days ago and saw just one shy warbonnet; today - just rock fish.
Lots of nudies at various depths; many wolfies, spot shrimp, perch and rock fish.
Here are a couple of pics.
Thanks, all for joining me on the first day of the new year!
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Re: New Year's Sund Rock Dive

Post by Scubak » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:30 am

Awesome pics!!!
It was a great day to meet up and dive!
I truly enjoyed the dives even if it was very cold.
Good to see everyone!
"Let's go diving!"

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Re: New Year's Sund Rock Dive

Post by YellowEye » Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:47 pm

What a great day! Despite ~34 degree weather, almost every space was taken at the Sund Parking lot by 9:30 am!

Great seeing everyone! (In addition to what Keith mentioned, we also had Will, Pam, Diane and many more)

Nice snaps Keith! I especially like your Diamond Back Nudi, on the boring sponge. One of my favorite nudibranchs!

I posted some of my pics from the day here: viewtopic.php?f=28&t=27462&p=291596#p291596

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Re: New Year's Sund Rock Dive

Post by ScubaJess » Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:50 am

Fantastic work Keith!!!
It was so much fun to ring in the new year with you awesome divers & the adorable sea critters of Sund rock!

Here are a few land snaps, still need to process my wide angle pics :partydance:

Thanks again to Stephen & Val for fixing my drysuit! You saved me on that freezing day! :notworthy:

I hope you all have a fun 2019 full of epic dives!!!
Live Long And Prosper!!!

Stay Warm underwater with the Weezle Extreme Plus undergarment! Please let me know if you would like to order one or have any questions. :luv: :partydance: :eric: :taco:

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