Viz Reports Thread

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby djmcmath » Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:15 pm

Saturday 7/15:
- Dalco Wall: 5-6 foot visibility near surface, 10-15 foot below 45fsw.
- KVI Towers: Similar, perhaps places with ~15-20 foot visibility, at depth.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Jeremy » Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:25 pm

We had 30-80 ft viz at Neah Bay this weekend

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:41 pm

7/16 Sund Rock.

The water looked extremely teal today from shore :dontknow: .
~5ft above 25ish and over 20ft at depth. It was rather chilly 49 degrees out by the sea whips
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby jmartel » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:55 pm

Keystone was pretty yucky today. 10' at best, socking down to 5' at the end of our second dive.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby McGlencoe » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:31 pm

Sat 7-8-17. Port Townsend waterfront
Hazy, snotty, gnarly viz, less than 10' with lots of floaties.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby stphnmartin » Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:33 pm

7/8 Flagpole. Milky 0 to 20 feet. 30-50 feet of viz at depth.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby stphnmartin » Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:12 am

7/4 Fox Island east wall 20 feet and quite clear. West wall about 15ft.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby kerbyk » Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:27 am

7/4/17 13:00 Redondo. 10+ feet. great sunny day for a dive!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:18 pm

7/3/2017 Day Island Wall was quite nice, variable, but mostly 25' or so! Titlow was the same, and just magical with the sunlight streaming through the pilings!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby jmartel » Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:46 pm

Had probably 25-30ft at Junkyard yesterday 7/2. Was quite surprised, actually.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby 60south » Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:56 pm

Point Whitney, Brinnon, 7/3: 6 feet, at best, above 50ft. Below 50ft -- and a raging thermocline -- it opened up to 25+ ft. Sweet!

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby ScubaJess » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:48 am

Deception Pass yesterday (7/02) was about 5-10 feet viz, very milky, yet still very beautiful if you look at YE's Pics.
On land viz was epic. Super nice day out at the Pass. :)
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby fmerkel » Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:26 am

Skyline, probably a very foggy 10'. Worst I've seen in some time at a site that does not get good viz.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:54 pm

6/29 the Rond' not too miserable, 10ish ft? pretty chunky. actually, very chunky
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:54 am

Three Tree on the 29th was 10 to 20' viz with clumps of "whale snot" in the water column. If I remember correctly, said "whale snot" is algae clumping as it dies / ends it's life cycle, and portends better viz in the next week or two. Here's hoping!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:38 pm

6/28 Nice viz at cove 2. 10-12+ft
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:46 pm

6/25 Cove 2. 2-12ft even down deep past the I-beams. Superrrr low tide
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby McGlencoe » Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:23 pm

Sunday - 25th
Port Hadlock bay - The Comet
Viz was absolutely horrendous, maybe 5'-ish, we swam by it on the downslope side the first time, almost swam by it on the upslope side, luckily caught a glimpse of it... it was then game on for 60South and I, both first time on this wreck.

Just like the Ranger, it's shallow, so dive this one on a flood, viz sucks at 20' in this little bay.

Also not much left of the old girl, rapidly decaying, maybe 5-10 more years before it won't be much to dive.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:14 am

Sund Rock was 20' above 20 fsw (except for the hairline) 3' from 20 to 45' or so, then opens up nicely below 50 few. Very definite thermocline as well.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby kerbyk » Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:58 pm

6/24 Seacrest Cove 1 06:30....foggy 15 feet viz. We had a really good dive!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:40 am

6/24 Les Davis. A cloudy 5-7ft even at depth.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:51 am

Three Tree on a very low tide, 1st dive was maybe 3' to 8'. 2nd dive was 3' to 20', much better! Viz was highly variable with the large exchange and the generally crappy viz we've had, but the second dive was almost up to old Three Tree standards!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:27 pm

6/20 Cove 2 was a delightful 15ft. Went down a little near the end of the dive
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby stphnmartin » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:59 am

6/17, South Lopez Island. 30 feet of viz. More particulate above 30 feet.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Hoodsport_Diver » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:57 am

Saturday, 6/17: Mukilteo 7-10ft, below 60fsw it cleared up to 15ft+
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