Viz Reports Thread

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby BASSMAN » Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:53 pm

=D> =D> =D> =D> .
Thanks Ron! :supz:
It was an incredible dive!
Every thing went better than planned!
The GPO's, The Wolf EEL and so many things to see!
Of course the SPL at the end of the dive was a real treat, Good find Ron =D>
There was many sea urchins but that one big red one was Huge! (Like a large cantaloupe).
There is also about a million shrimp, a million Gunnels and allot of scallops too.
The improvement to the entry site is really nice.
They have put lots of straw down, so it is an easy walk,
even with wet boots. Everything is leveled out going down a nice even slope.
The only somewhat difficult part was the last push up to the parking area. But worth it, to do this dive.
If I have my pick between Day Island and Sunrise, I will go to Sunrise!

The current Gods were on our side for this dive! :occasion5:
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby cardiver » Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:34 pm

For those of you who didn't take advantage of the tides and dive Sunrise......Vis was 15-20 fsw and current was nill.
I am posting pics of the walk down to the water since it seems to be a concern to some folks.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Thu Dec 04, 2008 2:57 pm

cardiver wrote:This morning, 12-1 @ 3TN viz was 20-25 fsw at depth.


Some of my pics from this dive are here ...finally uploaded.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Chevayea » Mon Dec 01, 2008 8:49 pm

Les Davis was a crappy 10'. Owen beach was a little better at about 15'.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Mon Dec 01, 2008 6:02 pm

cardiver wrote:
Tom Nic wrote:Beautiful morning - Sun, nice cloud formations, great 71 & 60 minute dives! I must disagree with Ron on one thing, however, first dive viz was 30' at depth. Second dive was a bit less, 20-25. Great day, great company, great dives!

It's my conservative nature, Tom...... :dontknow:


Ah, me too... except that good viz is so rare you have to get credit for every foot! \:D/
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby cardiver » Mon Dec 01, 2008 5:53 pm

Tom Nic wrote:Beautiful morning - Sun, nice cloud formations, great 71 & 60 minute dives! I must disagree with Ron on one thing, however, first dive viz was 30' at depth. Second dive was a bit less, 20-25. Great day, great company, great dives!

It's my conservative nature, Tom...... :dontknow:
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Mon Dec 01, 2008 5:50 pm

Beautiful morning - Sun, nice cloud formations, great 71 & 60 minute dives! I must disagree with Ron on one thing, however, first dive viz was 30' at depth. Second dive was a bit less, 20-25. Great day, great company, great dives!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby cardiver » Mon Dec 01, 2008 3:07 pm

Thanks, Jan! That one was a surprise when I saw it on my monitor. I didn't notice the shrimp when I was composing the shot.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Jan K » Mon Dec 01, 2008 3:01 pm

Ron, very nice, especially the Dirona with the shrimp..

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby cardiver » Mon Dec 01, 2008 1:48 pm

This morning, 12-1 @ 3TN viz was 20-25 fsw at depth.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby spatman » Sun Nov 30, 2008 9:20 am

yesterday, 11/29:

les davis - 10'

DIW - 15-20'
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Scubak » Sat Nov 29, 2008 7:42 pm

Sent a PM with this info "Spotted Aglajid (Aglaja ocelligera)", however, I call them "Cigar Butt Nudi's"...
I usually see them all over at 3 tree and KVI...
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby BASSMAN » Fri Nov 28, 2008 9:16 pm

Jan K wrote:Ron, I think that your slug in first photo is Spotted Aglajid (Aglaja ocelligera).


Looks more like a powder shugared Tootsie roll! mmmmmmmm!

I''ve seen those in large numbers too. And no, I have not tried to eat one....yet. :evil4:
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby coachrenz » Fri Nov 28, 2008 9:10 pm

Jan K wrote:Ron, I think that your slug in first photo is Spotted Aglajid (Aglaja ocelligera).


Duh. That is what I get for trying to answer in the state of mind that I was in. I knew that. Thanks Jan.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby dwashbur » Fri Nov 28, 2008 8:55 pm

Three Tree North about 30 feet today (Black Friday - went diving to avoid shoppers!), Redondo this evening about the same. Great viz at both places.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Pez7378 » Fri Nov 28, 2008 6:37 pm

Edmonds; at least 30 feet but a little hazy. 11/28/08 just after noon.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby enchantmentdivi » Fri Nov 28, 2008 6:15 pm

Titlow, 11/28/08, 10-15 ft
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby cardiver » Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:11 pm

Thanks, Jan! I'd never seen one before today.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Jan K » Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:07 pm

Ron, I think that your slug in first photo is Spotted Aglajid (Aglaja ocelligera).

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby cardiver » Fri Nov 28, 2008 2:41 pm

I left the tub in between my car and another guys truck. I had the lid shoved underneath the back of my car. The worst part is we were parked on the street, right in front of the little kitchen area that Salty's uses.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby coachrenz » Fri Nov 28, 2008 2:38 pm

Ron -

Where was the rubbermaid when it got stolen? That just stinks. I leave mine out all the time right behind my truck. Guess I have been lucky.

Hope there wasn't anything in it.

I think the nudi in the first picture is a Dubious Dorid. I don't have my stuff with me right now, but, I think that is what it is. They show up in bundles. I am sure that Dusty or Jan will correct me if I am wrong.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby cardiver » Fri Nov 28, 2008 12:41 pm

Viz at Redondo this morning was 15fsw. We ran into that annoying downwelling again about half way into the dive and someone stole my Rubbermaid tub but still a decent dive.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Dusty2 » Tue Nov 25, 2008 12:06 pm

Tom Nic wrote:Nice to see Dusty & his Dad, Barbara, and of course Bnboly. One point of disagreement, sort of... viz was 30'!

Gorgeous day today...


Just wanted to say thanks to Tom, bnboly. and Babs for the excuse to dive TTN again. A great day, good viz, and new friends. What more could you ask for.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Tom Nic » Mon Nov 24, 2008 6:08 pm

Nice to see Dusty2 & his Dad, Barbara, and of course Bnboly. One point of disagreement, sort of... viz was 30'!

Gorgeous day today...
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Postby Zen Diver » Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:37 pm

WylerBear wrote:Three Tree North Sunday 11/23. At least 20' (Zen Diver will probably say more than that).


Well, I was going to say at least 22.375 feet, but I guess I can scale it down to "20"

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