Viz Reports Thread

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Gdog » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:13 pm

The Dond for Ththth on the 29th, 30' vis. Epic.

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Postby Tangfish » Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:46 pm

omg I gotta get wet!

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Postby Sharkb8 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:03 pm

Edmonds this morning well after high tide had 50+ ft of vis if not more at times! Never seen it that good. Sooooooooo many nudies and cranky cabezon, and the sea pen outbreak is still going strong. Also saw 2 healthy midsize sunflower stars on Centennial Way. Epic conditions for sure.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby kerbyk » Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:32 pm

3/25 cove 2 up to 30 foot with some nice sunny moments!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby ohopdiver » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:34 pm

March 25: Boeing Creek 25 feet, Horizontal Barge Shilshole about 40 feet.

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Postby theonly_JT » Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:00 pm

3/24 Cove 2- 20+ ft with sunshine down to 60ft!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby dlh » Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:42 pm

KVI Reef March 25th - 40+ feet with sun. Very nice!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby bradmond » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:15 am

stphnmartin wrote:3/22 Redondo, epic viz! 50 feet, crystal clear! Get it while it lasts!

The best viz I have seen at Redondo!!!

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Postby stphnmartin » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:02 am

3/22 Redondo, epic viz! 50 feet, crystal clear! Get it while it lasts!
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Postby Tom Nic » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:09 pm

Sund Rock 3-20-2018 was ...interesting.
Water was 2 degrees warmer than inner Sound.
The green algae bloom is in full swing.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Sharkb8 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:55 pm

BASSMAN wrote:King Crab???


PSKC!!! Almost spring time, and love is in the air (water) :luv:

Also, Mukilteo T-Dock on 3-17-18 was a dark 8-10 ft on dive 1 down to the geodome at 55 fsw. 2nd dive was a little better even with the ebb, still a murky 15'ish though. Pretty strong halocline at 8 ft near the stormwater discharge pipe made for some funny viewing of all the baby sea stars!

Sidenote, there was an absolute dogpile of big mottled stars on the little tire reef up from the dome. I don't recall seeing that many in one spot in the sound in a long time. Not sure if that was an actual positive sign of recovery, or just a coincidence.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby jmartel » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:47 pm

Did you see a GPO on the upper reef at all? The shop on the island told me there was one towards the bottom of it. I haven't been out there since Jan.

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Postby stphnmartin » Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:30 am

3/17 Norrander's reef 20 feet viz below 40. 10-15 viz above 40 feet.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby ohopdiver » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:19 am

March 17, up to 30 feet at Saltwater Park.
March 18, 15 feet East side Duamish Head except 5-10 in the slide area.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby ScubaJess » Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:29 am

Star Date: 2018031.7 aka St. Patrick's Day
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby BASSMAN » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:11 pm

YellowEye wrote:
Sharkb8 wrote:Skyline Wall in Anacortes, 2-24-18: Decent 10 ft today, maybe even a dark 15 ft at times. The cucumbers are out feeding again so everything was really colorful. Found a big king crab at 60 ft :norris: Made up for only seeing one candy stripe. It was snowing when we got in and cold, but oh so worth the suffering! Breakfast Guinness and a shot of Jim Beam for John’s bday after at the Brown Lantern warmed things back up quickly.

:eek: :partydance: Ooh, sounds like a great day! Love the brown lantern! :partyman: :taco:
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby ljjames » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:36 pm

Alki pipeline, brilliant 20+ in the shallows, but crappy milky 10'-15' deeper than 10'.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Greg Jensen » Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:06 pm

Southern Hood Canal at the Great Bend- layer of awful vis (3-4 ft) from 20-50 ft; fine below that

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:53 am

3/18- Cove 2. 15ish but a little milky.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:23 am

3-12 Day Island Wall 15', Titlow was 20' sunny in the shallows!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:42 pm

3/10- Howe Sound B.C. 40+ft of wonderful visibility. What a treat!!!! :partydance: :supz: :calvin:
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Scubie Doo » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:46 pm

theonly_JT wrote:3/4 Point Defiance North Wall- 20+ft; Z's Reef- 15ft. Oh and I found a Lumpie at Z's reef :partydance: :supz: :taco:

Thank you Bandito!


Very cool. Several of us dove Saturday and saw Bandito heading back to the harbor while we were eating at the Wild Fin in Ruston. Awesome about the lumpie. Unique place to find one.


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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby theonly_JT » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:17 pm

3/4 Point Defiance North Wall- 20+ft; Z's Reef- 15ft. Oh and I found a Lumpie at Z's reef :partydance: :supz: :taco:

Thank you Bandito!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby YellowEye » Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:36 pm

Sharkb8 wrote:Skyline Wall in Anacortes, 2-24-18: Decent 10 ft today, maybe even a dark 15 ft at times. The cucumbers are out feeding again so everything was really colorful. Found a big king crab at 60 ft :norris: Made up for only seeing one candy stripe. It was snowing when we got in and cold, but oh so worth the suffering! Breakfast Guinness and a shot of Jim Beam for John’s bday after at the Brown Lantern warmed things back up quickly.

:eek: :partydance: Ooh, sounds like a great day! Love the brown lantern! :partyman: :taco:

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Jeremy » Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:24 pm

Kona Manta Ray dive: predive, 80+ ft. During the dive when 60+ divers were told to sit on the bottom, 5 ft.


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