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Local Dive Conditions

Discussion in 'Texas Dive Destinations' started by Sushi Boy, May 5, 2008.

  1. Earl Grey

    Earl Grey Tiger Shark

    Good to know. Last time I was there viz wasn't great, but hydrilla was def receding which is a good sign.
  2. Sushi Boy

    Sushi Boy DAM CHUMmer

    Blue Lagoon, 15 Aug - 91 degree bath water, viz 15 feet most places, a little lower in a few spots that had been stirred up.

    It was a beautiful day to be hanging out and diving. It was great seeing everyone who came out. Thanks to Earl Grey for organizing it.

    I uploaded a few pics to the Gallery.
  3. Sushi Boy

    Sushi Boy DAM CHUMmer

    Mammoth Lake, 27 Sep - Viz was low low low since it was a grey drizzly day above the water. Water temp was 81 degrees.

    The find of the day though was the Wayside Pub in Lake Jackson. The fried rueben balls were a tasty appetizer and the milk stout was delicious. :beer Definitely worth checking out next time you're down there.
  4. Sushi Boy

    Sushi Boy DAM CHUMmer

    Blue Lagoon 10 Oct, 78 degree water temp, 15-20' viz.
  5. Sushi Boy

    Sushi Boy DAM CHUMmer

    Twin Lakes, 8 Oct. 41' dive, 32 mins. Not sure I've ever been that deep at Twin Lakes before. 73 degrees at depth.

    Hard to imagine, but there's a really dark murk layer at the top of the lake because of Harvey-related churning. Below 10' it's pitch black. I was really glad Richard mentioned bringing dive lights because that was the only way he and I had any chance of finding each other underwater. Viz at depth was about 5'.
    watermonkee and Seaagg05 like this.
  6. watermonkee

    watermonkee CHUM Secretary Staff Member

    Hmm, I never knew this forum was even here. Thanks for bringing it back to life, Sushi. Now following. Useful!

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