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Posted by Max Bottomtime on July 27, 2014 at 17:54:26:

Despite two weeks of low surf the visibility around Palos Verdes continues to aggravate us. The top twenty feet was clear again today but quickly turned sour as we descended. We made one dive at Golf Ball Reef before moving to the Redondo Barge. We hoped the gravel bottom there would give us better visibility, but it wasn't to be.

It seemed like going home again after all those dives at Golf Ball Reef. I found nudibranchs that are common elsewhere but not found on GBR. Kevin Lee made the find of the day. I saw his strobes firing away out in the sand and went over to investigate. He had the largest Acanthodoris rhodoceras I had ever seen.

We surfaced in time to see lightning around us so we headed for cover. The quick downpour on the way in cooled us off and helped wash our gear as well.

Next weekend is the start of the Great Giant Sea Bass Count so we need a huge improvement in the visibility. I need to find a rabbit's foot right away.

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