Viz Reports Thread

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by Gdog » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:01 pm

Redondo 1/17/16 Vis awesome, 35' down to about 40fsw, then dropped to about 25'. Great ambient light all the way to bottle field.

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Post by ohopdiver » Mon Jan 11, 2016 2:45 pm

sunday 1/10/15
Tacoma Narrows east side: 10 ft vis
Fox Island east wall: 10-15 ft vis

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Post by YellowEye » Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:12 pm

ohopdiver wrote:Small Ling guarding eggs near second buoy on Jetty Way bit my arm.


Oof! Ouch?

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Post by ohopdiver » Mon Jan 04, 2016 11:23 am

EUP yesterday (Sunday 1/3). Vis was hazy 15 feet all the way out to Lopez pontoon
Small Ling guarding eggs near second buoy on Jetty Way bit my arm.

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Post by stphnmartin » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:36 am

Sat 1/2 - Blakely Rock: 20 feet, a bit hazy.
Sun 1/3 - Day Island Wall: 15-20 feet and still hazy.
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Post by Jeff Pack » Fri Jan 01, 2016 2:23 am

At the yellow house, viz in the shallows is horrid, big freshwater layer. Even down deeper hazy, but not bad if you have beefy lights
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- 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

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Post by nwscubamom » Thu Dec 31, 2015 10:26 pm

Thursday, 12/31 - Edmonds UW Park - low tide in the afternoon, vis was nice! About 20 feet or so.
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Post by Jan K » Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:21 pm

Thursday 30th - Keystone Jetty, low tide PM - silty, 8 feet :(

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Post by Tom Nic » Wed Dec 30, 2015 5:56 pm

Redondo today 12/30 in the morning, very high tide, viz 20-25', still hazy.
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Post by nwscubamom » Tue Dec 29, 2015 9:53 pm

Les Davis Monday 12/28 4pm: Viz about 5-10 feet.
Redondo Tuesday 12/29 4pm: Viz about 10-15 feet.
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Post by verrinne » Tue Dec 29, 2015 5:47 pm

Dove cove 2 this afternoon with my buddy Randy, viz was about 20' but good dive went deep and rran into about 8 really big copper rockfish about 2'+
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Post by Tom Nic » Tue Dec 29, 2015 5:11 pm

Three Tree was a hazy 20' this morning.

It "feels" like it's right on the verge of getting good. Perhaps if the rain holds off some more and the rivers stop flowing quite so strongly.
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Post by ScubaJess » Thu Dec 24, 2015 4:22 pm

About 10 feet viz down at 70 feet at Redondo. Pretty hazy above that but still a lot of fun. Saw lots of Octos at the bottle fields and piles of Seacucumbers at like 40 feet.
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Post by mz53480 » Thu Dec 24, 2015 3:33 pm

Sund Rock. 12-24-15. 1200 noon
Great! Mostly clear with a little haze, probably 15-20ft viz down to at least 80fsw. Cold too!
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Post by Magoi » Sun Dec 20, 2015 8:50 pm

The viz at Cove 2 yesterday was 15 ft max, a little less shallower than about 30 ft. Did not go below 80 ft. I think the critters thought it was night time.
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Post by WylerBear » Sun Dec 20, 2015 7:52 pm

Thanks for the info. Seems worth the drive.
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Post by Jeff Pack » Sun Dec 20, 2015 6:49 pm

Three tree Saturday was a milky 15,10 in sections.
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- 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

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Post by ScubaJess » Sun Dec 20, 2015 4:56 pm

Viz at Edmonds today was 10-15 feet a little milky, but still great.
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Post by FlyinV » Sun Dec 20, 2015 3:07 pm

Viz off Pac Adventures Saturday was really really nice.
30+ no muck layer really actually incredible.
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Post by WylerBear » Sun Dec 20, 2015 2:45 pm

Anybody been diving in the last day or two and can give current viz info? We are contemplating heading up there from Portland for a couple of dives on Wednesday. BUT, considering it's the day before Xmas eve the drive back to Portland has the potential of taking extra long. I really want to be able to get in a couple of good dives. Don't need stellar viz but at least good enough to want to do a second dive and have it be worth the possible 5 hour drive home. We haven't decided on a site yet but thinking either Redondo or Sund Rock depending on where the better viz might be. Any info is appreciated. Thanks.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by ohopdiver » Tue Dec 15, 2015 10:32 pm

Edmonds Underwater park:
2 feet at the jetty,
5 feet at 3rd buoy on Jetty Way,
10 feet at Lopez Pontoon

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Post by Tom Nic » Tue Dec 15, 2015 3:51 pm

TTN was about 15' this morning. Looked like it was going to be amazing from the surface, but looks were deceiving. There is a ton of fine, grainy particulate in the water column, I'm guessing from the river runoff. Hoping things start clearing up a bit and we can find some of our Winter viz!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by RVbldr » Sun Dec 13, 2015 3:16 pm

Cove 2 Sunday AM, 0830, more of the same. Not as bad as a couple weeks ago, but about 5-8 all the way down to the Buddha at 100fsw.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by ohopdiver » Sun Dec 13, 2015 8:23 am

Jeremy wrote:25-30 ft of viz on the General today. Maybe closer to 10 in the shallows

Where is that?

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Post by ScubaJess » Sun Dec 13, 2015 5:56 am

Alki junkyard was about 10 feet viz all the way down to 65 feet.
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