Viz Reports Thread

Tell us your tale of coming nose-to-nose with a 6 gill [--this big--], or about your vacation to turquoise warm waters. Share your adventures here!
User avatar
jmartel
Avid Diver
Posts: 99
Joined: Thu Dec 06, 2012 12:38 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby jmartel » Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:05 pm

Junkyard today was probably 30 ft for the first dive, and about 20ft on the second dive.

User avatar
theonly_JT
NWDC Moderator
NWDC Moderator
Posts: 317
Joined: Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:24 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:13 pm

10/11 Mukilteo TDock great viz on top, maybe 20ft? Got worse with depth, a murky 15ft.
"Whoa! Big ol' blue's one serious place, dude." - Crush the sea turtle

User avatar
stphnmartin
Submariner
Posts: 526
Joined: Sun Mar 24, 2013 4:52 pm

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby stphnmartin » Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:24 pm

10/9 Cove 2--super clear, 30 feet.
View dive videos on my youtube channel. GH5, Nauticam housing, GoPro 4, Sola 3000s, Phantom 4, Osmo, Final Cut Pro X

User avatar
theonly_JT
NWDC Moderator
NWDC Moderator
Posts: 317
Joined: Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:24 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:48 am

9/30 Cove 2 15-20ft on a low tide this morning. Muk TDock this afternoon- 8ft down to 30fsw. 15-20ft viz at the geodome and mannequin
"Whoa! Big ol' blue's one serious place, dude." - Crush the sea turtle

User avatar
theonly_JT
NWDC Moderator
NWDC Moderator
Posts: 317
Joined: Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:24 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:33 pm

DIW 9/28 Pretty decent. a little hazy but... 15ft i'd say? maybe less, maybe more.
"Whoa! Big ol' blue's one serious place, dude." - Crush the sea turtle

User avatar
ScubaJess
Shrimp Queen
Posts: 1463
Joined: Fri Aug 08, 2014 3:56 pm

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby ScubaJess » Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:43 pm

Star Date 2017092.3
Long Island Wall
20-30 feet +
The outer San Juan's are having fantastic viz these days! Also the orcas swam right past us. It was Epic!!!
:taco: :eric: :luv: :popcorn: :pirate: :joshsmith: :partydance: :eric:
Live Long And Prosper!!!

djmcmath
Just Settling In
Posts: 15
Joined: Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:38 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby djmcmath » Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:31 pm

Saltwater State Park and KVI Towers (off Ocean Quest), 9/24 -- 18-20ft near the surface, improving with depth. Probably 30 feet of visibility deeper than 20fsw.

Or in other words: the clearest water I've seen here in the Sound since I started diving here this spring. :)

User avatar
theonly_JT
NWDC Moderator
NWDC Moderator
Posts: 317
Joined: Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:24 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:29 pm

9/23 Cove 2- 20+ft, viz dropped a little after 100min due to OW classes. New personal best, 1hr 50min dive this morning. :taco:
"Whoa! Big ol' blue's one serious place, dude." - Crush the sea turtle

User avatar
60south
Aquanaut
Posts: 603
Joined: Sun Aug 10, 2008 1:24 pm

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby 60south » Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:04 pm

Octopus Hole 9/22, muck down to 40fsw, clearing below with 25' vis.

One big octo with its chromatophores going full tilt. White-gray, then turning deep red. Way cool!

User avatar
GearHead
Extreme Diving Machine
Posts: 481
Joined: Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:32 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby GearHead » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:43 am

Redondo was easily 30ft horizontal yesterday (9/16). Vertical vis was 40+.
We found thee red octos at various places along the deep line, plus a friendly juvenile wolfie. Lots of gunnels and gobies about. The amount of light still available on the bottom was amazing, even at 80 fsw.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

User avatar
jmartel
Avid Diver
Posts: 99
Joined: Thu Dec 06, 2012 12:38 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby jmartel » Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:09 pm

theonly_JT wrote:Three Tree 9/10 seemed like a solid 40ft. Dropped to 25ft+ for the second dive.


Both the first and second dive at Three Tree today I was able to see the surface from 55ft down. Obviously less when looking to the side, but still pretty darn good.

User avatar
theonly_JT
NWDC Moderator
NWDC Moderator
Posts: 317
Joined: Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:24 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:27 pm

Three Tree 9/10 seemed like a solid 40ft. Dropped to 25ft+ for the second dive.
"Whoa! Big ol' blue's one serious place, dude." - Crush the sea turtle

User avatar
stphnmartin
Submariner
Posts: 526
Joined: Sun Mar 24, 2013 4:52 pm

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby stphnmartin » Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:50 pm

9/9 Alki Junkyard 30 feet! Get it while its great!
View dive videos on my youtube channel. GH5, Nauticam housing, GoPro 4, Sola 3000s, Phantom 4, Osmo, Final Cut Pro X

User avatar
Tom Nic
I've Got Gills
Posts: 8948
Joined: Mon Apr 10, 2006 6:26 pm

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:16 pm

Three Tree North September 6th, very low tide, 20' in the shallows, 30' below 40 fsw - very nice!
More Pics Than You Have Time To Look AT
"Anyone who thinks this place is over moderated is bat-crazy anarchist." -Ben, Airsix
"Warning: No dive masters are going to be there, Just a bunch of old fat guys taking pictures of fish." -Bassman

User avatar
Tom Nic
I've Got Gills
Posts: 8948
Joined: Mon Apr 10, 2006 6:26 pm

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:56 am

ScubaJess wrote:Star Date : 2017090.4
Long Island Wall 50+ Viz
O'Neil Island 30 + Viz


Wowsers!! :partydance: :supz: :partydance:
More Pics Than You Have Time To Look AT
"Anyone who thinks this place is over moderated is bat-crazy anarchist." -Ben, Airsix
"Warning: No dive masters are going to be there, Just a bunch of old fat guys taking pictures of fish." -Bassman

User avatar
ScubaJess
Shrimp Queen
Posts: 1463
Joined: Fri Aug 08, 2014 3:56 pm

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby ScubaJess » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:47 am

Star Date : 2017090.4
Long Island Wall 50+ Viz
O'Neil Island 30 + Viz
Live Long And Prosper!!!

User avatar
Tom Nic
I've Got Gills
Posts: 8948
Joined: Mon Apr 10, 2006 6:26 pm

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:13 pm

UW Wall & the inside of Long Island in the San Juans were both 30' viz Saturday
More Pics Than You Have Time To Look AT
"Anyone who thinks this place is over moderated is bat-crazy anarchist." -Ben, Airsix
"Warning: No dive masters are going to be there, Just a bunch of old fat guys taking pictures of fish." -Bassman

User avatar
Jeff Pack
I've Got Gills
Posts: 2813
Joined: Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:51 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Jeff Pack » Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:06 pm

Saturday Sund Rock, clear to 25ft, less than 10ft to 30ft, then a nice 20+ all the way to 235.
Sunday Lake Wa (Leschi wall) good viz to 170, and then around 2ft afterwards. Meh.
=============================================

- I got a good squirt in my mouth
- I would imagine that there would be a large amount of involuntary gagging
- I don't know about you but I'm not into swallowing it

CCR discussion on Caustic Cocktails.

User avatar
theonly_JT
NWDC Moderator
NWDC Moderator
Posts: 317
Joined: Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:24 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:17 pm

9/4 Cove- 8-10ft on a very low tide
"Whoa! Big ol' blue's one serious place, dude." - Crush the sea turtle

User avatar
theonly_JT
NWDC Moderator
NWDC Moderator
Posts: 317
Joined: Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:24 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:41 pm

9/3 T-Dock- 15'+ down to 130fsw
"Whoa! Big ol' blue's one serious place, dude." - Crush the sea turtle

User avatar
Gdog
NWDC Moderator
NWDC Moderator
Posts: 2847
Joined: Mon Mar 31, 2008 7:41 pm

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Gdog » Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:50 pm

DIW Saturday night about 20'+ until the tide turned, then dropped to about 15'

User avatar
Hoodsport_Diver
Dive-aholic
Posts: 241
Joined: Wed Nov 05, 2008 12:00 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Hoodsport_Diver » Sun Sep 03, 2017 7:25 am

09/02 Sund Rock was 20+ below 35fsw


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Hoodsport_Diver

User avatar
Jeremy
I've Got Gills
Posts: 1516
Joined: Sat Jul 16, 2011 3:25 pm

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Jeremy » Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:33 pm

Allen Bank - 20 ft viz
Waterman's Wall 10 ft viz

User avatar
theonly_JT
NWDC Moderator
NWDC Moderator
Posts: 317
Joined: Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:24 am

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:12 pm

9/2 Cove 2 was a nice 15+ft on a low tide
"Whoa! Big ol' blue's one serious place, dude." - Crush the sea turtle

User avatar
Tom Nic
I've Got Gills
Posts: 8948
Joined: Mon Apr 10, 2006 6:26 pm

Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:52 pm

Broken Point West and James Island North were maybe 3'. Yep. That's three. Tons of life. More tons of brown particulate in the water. And THE happiest Orange Sea Cucumbers I have ever seen. Thousands....
More Pics Than You Have Time To Look AT
"Anyone who thinks this place is over moderated is bat-crazy anarchist." -Ben, Airsix
"Warning: No dive masters are going to be there, Just a bunch of old fat guys taking pictures of fish." -Bassman


Return to “Dive Recaps & Trip Reports”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests