Viz Reports Thread

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by RVbldr » Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:21 am

C2, Tuesday night on an small ebb, viz still nice, maybe 15-20'.

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Post by YellowEye » Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:16 pm

Keystone was about 15' yesterday, low tide on a cloudy day. Boy, the jetty is looking the best its been in years. So many colors and creatures!!

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by orcasc205 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:12 pm

Hit the afternoon high tide at Redondo today and visibility was an amazing 20-30 feet from about 25-70 feet deep. It actually was a little worse from 70-90 depth, but still a solid 10-15 feet

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Post by MariaT » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:14 pm

Sund Rock 8/11 at 10am - at least 15ft! At 60ft still had no use for flashlight. Billions of tiny shrimp-like creatures were the only thing that clouded the waters but only in a certain location.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by Scubak » Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:57 pm

Viz @ Redondo...@ noonish, 25ft
It always amazes me to be "reminded" of how a dive site looks and the "Oh, I forgot about that!" till viz is clear!
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Post by ljjames » Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:35 pm

Vis is holding, c2 noon on Wednesday still a solid 30 at 30...
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Post by Tom Nic » Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:26 pm

Three Tree Tuesday the 7th 30' plus! Really nice...
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Post by RVbldr » Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:18 pm

C2 - Sunday AM 0700, high tide, and almost empty parking lot. Fairly epic! Maybe 30'+ down to below the logs, then got a bit cloudier as we got deeper. Still had daylight down to 145+'. Also seemed to be agreeable with the Lion's Manes, had three really large jellies between the deep logs and the bottom of the I-beams.

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Post by YellowEye » Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:28 am

8/3 alki junkyard, high tide. Great viz! 20+

Slack was around 8am, so it was running later than predicted at admiralty, in case you want to go tomorrow. Lots of sea pens, flounders, perch and tubesnouts in the shallows. My buddies saw the Wolfie and an octo at depth.

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Post by YellowEye » Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:50 am

ThThTh 8/1 Three Tree point, high tide. EPIC viz! I could see the whole length of the golf ball boat, from about a boat length distance away. Viz declined as the tide started ebbing.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by ljjames » Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:14 am

Yesterday, cove 2, didn’t even bother with a tank, sent my emissary instead ;)

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Post by Greg Jensen » Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:09 pm

Saltwater State Park 7/27- awful, all the way down to the bottom of the reef

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Post by ScubaJess » Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:01 pm

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Post by ScubaJess » Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:00 pm

Cove2 NWDC club dive viz was a murky 6-8ish feet I think, but super fun!!!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by Sharkb8 » Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:59 am

Keystone on Friday 7/26 after work was a little dirty but still 15 to 20 ft at depth. The shallows and pilings were very nice with the sun streaming down and schools of fish swimming around. Probably the nicest conditions I've seen out there all year!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by YellowEye » Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:59 pm

7/27 Deception pass (scubajess) was 15'
7/25 Redondo high tide was terrible all the way down

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by RVbldr » Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:25 pm

7/27 Cove 2, bottom of ebb tide. Maybe 5-8' viz all the way down to 75', then opened up to maybe 10-15' at the logs. With the overcast, even Honey Bear was a bit on the dark side.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by YellowEye » Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:22 am

7/18 high tide @ Three Tree North: Viz was a muddy murky brown 10 feet at depth. In the shallows worse.
7/14 high tide @ Sunrise: Viz was a green 10-15 feet

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by Gdog » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:46 am

Ugh. Spring Vis.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by orcasc205 » Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:06 pm

Really murky at Redondo tonight. Visibility was a couple of feet until it opened up at 60 feet — to 5 feet or so.

Still had a good time diving in the bottle field.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by YellowEye » Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:39 pm

Hi Calvin. Depends on where I click. Clicking the title takes me to the first post. Clicking the red page icon takes me to the last page. Clicking the date takes me to the last post. This is on mobile web.

Viz at deception today: epic

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Post by Tangfish » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:39 pm

Can you guys please let me know, are you seeing this Vis reports thread in the right order; is it taking you to the newest vis report at the end of all the past ones, or are you starting at the oldest Tom Nic post? Trying to get this set right. Sorry for the confusion if it's not displaying as intended.

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by fmerkel » Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:54 am

YellowEye wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:54 pm
Deception Pass viz yesterday was awful. There was a west wind blowing thru the pass, stirring up silt and sand and kelp into the channel. Good to know that west wind will likely equal poor viz in the future!
Were conditions as bad as the cancelled dive 4/27/19? Waves were 2'+ by the time we left. Getting out was extremely difficult for a few folks. Easy to get knocked down. Very hard to get back up as the wave period was very short.

Wind + water in the same direction > flattens the water; entry conditions. Doesn't look too bad but it could be bad later, especially if the wind comes up more.
Wind + water opposite direction > much larger waves; exit conditions :eek:
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by ljjames » Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:22 am

vis on the beams (at cove 2) today was EPIC!!!!! Even in the shallows (on the low tide) it was pleasant 10-15. beneath ~35-40' it was breathtaking. it wasn't that winter teal 80' we've seen now and then but its some of the better late spring vis I've seen in years.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by H20doctor » Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:35 pm

Saturday and Sunday 22nd and 23rd .. low tide was epic 30 feet ... high tide was soup .. 10 to 15 feet .. with blowing snow algae bloom
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