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Honeymoon Phase is Over


Outer Bamnks diving on the Great Escape Southern California Live-Aboard Dive Boat


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Posted by Max Bottomtime on August 31, 2013 at 15:34:47:

What looked to be a promising weekend of diving got off to a lousy start this morning. The swell models were wrong, thankfully. This morning's prediction was three to five feet swells. These were the surface conditions at Honeymoon Cove.

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The water looked green and dirty, but I hoped it was just the surface layer. It wasn't. When we first dived this reef two weeks ago we had the best visibility I have ever seen on a near shore reef off Palos Verdes. Today looked like we had our first heavy rain in springtime. Visibility was a cloudy twelve feet, and most of the animals seemed to be in hiding. We searched for the moray eel Margaret Webb found last week but came up empty.

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