Viz Reports Thread

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by divergirl07 » Mon Sep 01, 2008 4:59 pm

Anyone seen what it looks like at Les Davies or anywhere on Ruston way for that matter??- Last time I was there it looked like moldy milk =(
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Post by enchantmentdivi » Mon Sep 01, 2008 6:17 pm

Norrander's Reef, 9/1: 10-15 ft
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Post by Jan K » Mon Sep 01, 2008 6:48 pm

Labor :partyman: Day :
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Post by aquaholic24 » Mon Sep 01, 2008 9:13 pm

9/1 Edmonds UWP
Vis was about 5-10 feet when out a ways, much worse closer to shore. Some cool critters, but a LOOONG swim out to get anywhere near 40 fsw.
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by Tom Nic » Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:30 am

Labor Day! :supz:

TTN delivered as always - 30' plus, just as clear in the shallows as at depth, TONS of critters out and about, 4 dives, 5 hours underwater, (love that 'trox!), Thank you Georgia & Ron!!! :notworthy:

Thanks for the reports, sounds like lots of folks had a great Labor Day underwater! :supz:
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Post by Sounder » Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:32 am

4 dives at TTN on the same day?! :smt119 Leave no rock unturned!!
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Post by Tom Nic » Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:34 am

Sounder wrote:4 dives at TTN on the same day?! :smt119 Leave no rock unturned!!


Hmmm.... try 3 days, one day off for Sunday, 7 dives, 8+ hours bt, and AMAZING dives!!! It was fantastic, great company, not boring in the least, and a GREAT warm up for Bonaire! :supz: You should have been there! (What ARE they putting in that 'trox :smt119 these days!?!)
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Post by H20doctor » Tue Sep 02, 2008 4:36 pm

Dove cove 2 to the I beams on sunday aug 30 th. Viz was 30 feet or better .. Stellar
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Post by aquaholic24 » Wed Sep 03, 2008 8:31 pm

Redondo 9/3
Vis was EXCELLENT today--I could actually see my buddy clearly (20-25' away) at 80 fsw, instead of just a blackish blob. I know the sunny day helped. Didn't find the lobster-even though we hunted for 'im. Did see TONS of other cool critters, though! YAY!!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by Jan K » Wed Sep 03, 2008 9:46 pm

Keystone 9/3
viz about 15 feet in the afternoon. Silt ( some of it coming from the ferry side - low tide) .

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Post by Gdog » Thu Sep 04, 2008 9:28 pm

Titlow on monday, Sept 1st. Viz about 20', nice octo out under ledges. Didnt find the wolfies. Very nice dive.

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Post by Grateful Diver » Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:17 am

Vis at Cove 2 last night was awesome in the shallows ... we only went to 54 fsw, but down to that point we had a consistent 30+ feet. I heard from friends that it wasn't as good deeper, but it sounds like the zooplankton is in the "snot" stage, which means it'll be clearing up in a couple of days.

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Post by LCF » Fri Sep 05, 2008 7:24 pm

Another shallow Cove 2 dive -- max depth 40 feet, viz at least 30 and probably more. A little bit of whale snot in the water still, but not much. Easy to see and enjoy the schools of fish glittering in the sunlight.
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Post by Dusty2 » Fri Sep 05, 2008 8:55 pm

We did Redondo this afternoon around 3pM and the viz was great below 10 to 15'. Clearest I have seen. Could see my dive buddy at least 20' clearly. Very little water movement which meant that once a place got fogged in it stayed that way but move a few feet and it was fine again. The big octo is still in place under the boat and I saw at least 6 reds mostly about fist size. All but one were trying their best to hide while keeping an eye on that big black fish with bright lights. Several different nudies, the predominate being the white lined dironas but one nice big Janolus fuscus and one nice size Golden. One nice size Red Irish lord and lots of perch and small rock fish. Also saw a big red rock tearing another one apart. Lots of gunnel's some of which were the biggest I seen. All and all a great dive. If we had had a second tank we would have done a second dive for sure.

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Post by BASSMAN » Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:48 pm

Thursday, Sept 4th, Three Tree N. Awsome Vis on the first dive (Diving on the ebb) 40 feet easy! One of the best vis days At Three Tree N. for me. On the second dive, tide came in and the vis went to about 15 feet at best. Observation?
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by Dusty2 » Fri Sep 12, 2008 11:17 pm

Did Redondo on low tide this morning. first half of dive it was awesome then the flood started and it got murky real quick.

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Post by BASSMAN » Sat Sep 13, 2008 4:16 am

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Post by lundysd » Sun Sep 14, 2008 8:13 pm

LAKE viz was 20 feet today .. it was RIDICULOUS

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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by LCF » Sun Sep 14, 2008 8:52 pm

Viz at Les Davis: First dive, maybe 5 feet in the shallows, probably 20 - 25 below 30 feet.

Second dive, same viz deep, went literally to 1 to 2 feet in the shallows. It was an ebb tide, and we were downslope from the classes, so I think that's where the particulates were coming from. We thumbed it; we couldn't see our noses in front of our faces.
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Post by WylerBear » Mon Sep 15, 2008 8:46 pm

Redondo today a bit murky shallow but a good 30' once past 15' or so. And the amount of light in the water was fantastic! Thanks, Zen Diver, for the fantastic dives!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by Zen Diver » Mon Sep 15, 2008 11:23 pm

Wow, I can't believe we agree on the viz! \:D/ The world must be coming to an end!
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Re: Viz Reports Thread

Post by cardiver » Thu Sep 18, 2008 10:17 pm

Bassman and I did Redondo at 1930 tonight. Viz was 15-20 fsw at depth and half that above 30 fsw.
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Post by BASSMAN » Thu Sep 18, 2008 10:56 pm

cardiver wrote:Bassman and I did Redondo at 1930 tonight. Viz was 15-20 fsw at depth and half that above 30 fsw.
Here are a few pics...

Wow that was a quick post, :supz: nice pictures again Ron! =D> =D> =D>
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Post by BASSMAN » Thu Sep 18, 2008 11:01 pm

Hey Tom-Nic!

Where's the vis report from Bonaire? :supz:
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Post by cardiver » Thu Sep 18, 2008 11:05 pm

BASSMAN wrote:
cardiver wrote:Bassman and I did Redondo at 1930 tonight. Viz was 15-20 fsw at depth and half that above 30 fsw.
Here are a few pics...

Wow that was a quick post, :supz: nice pictures again Ron! =D> =D> =D>

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