Archive for March, 2004

Diving Conditions| 21-27 March 2004

Groups of 5 Leopard Sharks were present at the beginning of the week. They all seemed annoyed by the remoras stuck to them. One Leopard Shark was caught “blinking” at the camera. Large Eagle Rays were around, a numbray was spotted. Also a large Bull ray on Monday. Weather At the beginning of the week there were [...]

Diving Conditions| 14-20 March 2004

Leopard sharks seem to have finally arrived in Byron Bay. A bit late for these animals that we see normally all through summer. Wobbegongs, Leatherjackets, moray eels, Lionfish, and the friendliest Loggerhead Turtle Weather Sunny and warm. Some clouds and a bit of rain during the nights. Cool southerly breezes. Sea The Bay was calm all week. Water temperature 25°C Visibility 15 – [...]

Diving Conditions| 7-13 March 2004

Some more Leopard Sharks, only in small numbers. A lot of numb rays are swimming around at the moment. You’d better try to avoid them as they can deliver a significant electirc shock Different turtles, Eagle rays zooming past, playful Blue Groupers, Parrotfish and plenty of anemone fish as well. Weather Some clouds, but mainly sunny [...]

Diving Conditions| 29 February-6 March 2004

A Leopard Shark kinda week. With up to three individuals seen in the deeper end. Beautiful Lionfish, an enormous loggerhead turtle, large stingrays (Bull Rays) and big Queensland Groupers. Weather Cloudy most days and some rain.Strong southerly winds, especially on Saturday nigh Sea Big southerly swell. Water temperature 24°C Visibility Visibility started off low until Tuesday. Wednesday was supurb with 20+ meters. Thursday [...]

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