Diving Conditions

Diving Conditions | 11-17 December 2005

A group of 6 – 7 Grey Nurse Shark hang around Hugo’s Trench. Pufferfish, turtles, Sweetlips, Barrier Reef Anemonefish, wobbegongs, leatherjackets, bulleyes, Blue Gropers, goatfish and large rays Weather A lot of sun and it became more humid as the week progressed. Friday was cloudy with a bit of rain and Saturday there was a huge storm [...]

Diving Conditions | 4-10 December 2005

The Grey Nurses are still waiting for you! Probably the last month of the season to see them. Wobbegongs, turtles, octopus, large stingrays, pufferfish, lots of different nudibranchs including some large Spanish Dancers. Weather Hot and humid with some big storms and heavy rain in the afternoons. Strong northerly winds, turning southerly on Friday morning Sea Rough. Diving cancelled [...]

Diving Conditions | 27 November-3 December 2005

A Manta Ray was sighted at Julian Rocks on Thursday morning. What a treat. Still plenty of Grey Nurse Sharks around, which is great. Other life included big Bullrays, lots of lionfish, wobbegongs, Barred Soapfish, Old Wifes, schools of bullseyes and plenty of turtles. Fusiliers were spotted being cleaned (see photo on left). Weather Sunny periods with rain [...]

Diving Conditions | 20-26 November 2005

Plenty of turtles around at the moment. Especially people swimming and kayaking ( ie on the surface) noticed them. There are still a whole lot of Wobbegongs around too. Flathead, different species of pufferfish, large Bullrays and crayfish, Somber Sweetlips, a juvenile Reindeer Wrasse, lionfish, and a beautiful smallish moray eel (Gymnothorax criboris) were spotted. [...]

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