Diving Conditions

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 [...]

Diving Conditions| 22-28 February 2004

The marine life was busy as usual. Plenty of turtles, rays and Sweetlips. Monty, the one-finned Blue Grouper, showed himself on a number of occasions. A whole lot of ‘Cornflake’ weed. Weather Hot on Sunday and Monday. Tuesday a proper down pour. Cooler nights from then on. Still sunny days. Mainly southerly winds Sea Big swell came through from [...]

Diving Conditions| 15-21 February 2004

A relatively large Leopard Shark with its spotted pattern still showing some of its juvenile stripes. Hawksbill turtle, Lionfish, loads of Yellow-spotted and Brown Sweetlips and Monty the Blue Grouper with only one pectoral fin. Weather A hot week. Lots of sun and only some rain on Thursday night. Northerly picked up on Saturday. Sea Fairly calm until Saturday [...]

Diving Conditions| 8-14 February 2004

Still only the occasional Leopard Shark. There were some rumours that another Grey Nurse Shark was seen at Julian Rocks. Other life that caught the eye: a beautiful nudibranch called Miamira magnifica, juvenile and adult Semi-circled Angelfish (see photo on the left), large Eagle rays, plenty of turtles, huge Bull rays, octopus, Clown Triggerfish and [...]

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