Viz Reports Thread

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Post by H20doctor » Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:16 pm

Edmonds Marina beach... Soup in the shallows .. 15 feet at 60 feet ..
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Post by theonly_JT » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:24 pm

Redondo 6/8. 5ish ft on a high tide
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Post by theonly_JT » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:08 pm

6/10 3-4ft on a -1ft tide. About a mile south of the Mukilteo lighthouse, we were hanging out with a free diving buddy so max depth 40ft. crappy viz at 40.
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Post by Hoodsport_Diver » Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:34 pm

Saturday 6/10 - about 10ft at Les Davis. Noontime sun penetrated to improve viz slightly


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Post by stphnmartin » Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:38 pm

6/10 Mukilteo Clay wall. 10 feet below 60. Lotsa particulate.
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Post by theonly_JT » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:14 pm

6/12 Cove 2, a surprising 10-12ft. :taco:
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Post by Tom Nic » Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:37 pm

Three Tree Point: above 20 fsw viz was 3' - positively Redondoesque. 20-50 fsw it improved considerably, 8-10'. Below 50 fsw it was 10-12'. SO WELCOME after our viz at Redondo. Might even post a trip report about this dive later.
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Post by Gdog » Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:02 am

Vis at the ThThTh dive thursday night at Redondo was really nice. Top 30fsw was about 2', but below that it opened up to about 20' of wonderful clear vis.

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Post by Hoodsport_Diver » Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:58 am

Visibility at Redondo was 15+ ft below 30fsw on Thursday (Jun 15) at 7:00PM. Runoff from rain earlier in the day had not impacted visibility.


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Post by Tom Nic » Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:46 pm

TTN was crap above 20 fsw, not bad to 60 fsw , and good below.
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Post by ohopdiver » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:00 pm

Saturday 6/17: Blakely rock 10-15, Waterman Wall about 15+

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Post by 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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Post by 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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Post by 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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Post by 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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Post by theonly_JT » Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:40 am

6/24 Les Davis. A cloudy 5-7ft even at depth.
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Post by 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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Post by 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

Post by 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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Post by 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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Post by theonly_JT » Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:38 pm

6/28 Nice viz at cove 2. 10-12+ft
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Post by 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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Post by 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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Post by 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

Post by 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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