Viz Reports Thread

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

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 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 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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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 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 Tom Nic » Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:26 pm

Three Tree Tuesday the 7th 30' plus! Really nice...
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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 Scubak » Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:57 pm

Viz @ Redondo...@ noonish, 25ft
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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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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 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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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 carlk3 » Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:31 pm

Alki Cove 2, Sunday Morning (9/1) on tide ebbing to low, a surprising 30' viz.

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Post by Sharkb8 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:20 am

3 Tree yesterday afternoon on the last bit of flood was 20 ft or so and pretty clear. I came up at the end of the dive to a double rainbow also!
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Post by ScubaJess » Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:29 pm

Sharkb8 wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:20 am
3 Tree yesterday afternoon on the last bit of flood was 20 ft or so and pretty clear. I came up at the end of the dive to a double rainbow also!
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Post by YellowEye » Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:13 pm

Salt Creek 9/19 -- crapitycola viz!! Viz was so bad we had to call the dive. Less than one foot of viz in thick kelp in a potential surge zone is not a good idea! I did see a lot of red eye medusa for the few minutes I was down there though. Sadly this is the first weekend in a while where Salt Creek is suitable.... Save yourself the drive of going out there.

We went to FlagPole as a plan B. Viz was 20 feet or so below 60'. LOTS of nice rockfish about, a few wolfies (one in open), nice cloud sponges as shallow as 70 feet.

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Post by Radio » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:22 am

YellowEye wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:13 pm
Salt Creek 9/19 -- crapitycola viz!! Viz was so bad we had to call the dive. Less than one foot of viz in thick kelp in a potential surge zone is not a good idea! I did see a lot of red eye medusa for the few minutes I was down there though. Sadly this is the first weekend in a while where Salt Creek is suitable.... Save yourself the drive of going out there.

We went to FlagPole as a plan B. Viz was 20 feet or so below 60'. LOTS of nice rockfish about, a few wolfies (one in open), nice cloud sponges as shallow as 70 feet.
Ugh, thanks for saving me the trip. I was going to go out there tomorrow!

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Post by Vjw » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:51 pm

Deception pass viz was 10-15 ft today.

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Post by H20doctor » Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:09 pm

What's the vis like with all this no rain and no wind lately .. Any one seeing 40feet ?
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Post by Nwbrewer » Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:07 am

H20doctor wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:09 pm
What's the vis like with all this no rain and no wind lately .. Any one seeing 40feet ?
On Tuesday the guy who got out ahead of me claimed he could see clearly from the geodome to the surface. By the time we got in the current was up and ours was not that good. i would say 25' at best.
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Post by H20doctor » Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:39 pm

Thanks Jake
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by ljjames » Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:26 pm

Get out and get some!!! Vis at the junkyard was as far as our lights could shine....
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by Sharkb8 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:22 am

Keystone yesterday in the morning was a nice 20 to almost 30 ft depending on where you were. The pilings felt like swimming in an aquarium. Skyline in the afternoon was the usual hazy 10 to 15.
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Post by dlh » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:09 pm

An easy 50 feet of horizontal vis at Maury Island Barges today. Perhaps 30 feet at Sunrise.
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Post by ljjames » Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:48 pm

10-15 at Lime Kiln State Park
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