Dive Reports – October 2014
Take a look at our dive reports form October 2014! We’ve detailed what we saw, the temperature and visibility, and surface conditions of the Solitary Islands in Coffs Harbour in October 2014.
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10TH OCTOBER 2014 – GREAT DIVING CONDITIONS AT SOUTH SOLITARY ISLAND!
With no wind or swell our divers enjoyed a smooth ride out to South Solitary Island aboard “Wildfin” this morning. Under the water our divers were impressed with the amount of marine life. Schools of Moorish Idols, big Black Cod, Grey Nurse Sharks and two very tame Octopus stole the show today! Congratulations to Tess and Kech on completing your Open Water Course today!
- Flat on top today. Perfect Conditions!
- Temp 19C
- Vis 12-15m
11TH OCTOBER 2014 – 20 GREY NURSE SHARKS BOMBARD MANTA ARCH!!!
Another great day out on and under the water!! The first dive was at Manta Arch where we seen some huge big female Grey Nurse Sharks the divers counted around 20 sharks all up!! For the surface interview and the second dive we went to Buchanans Wall where Matt our local Dive Master seen a Sandbar Shark, loads of Slipper Lobsters, a resting Bullray and a couple of beautiful Lion Fish.
Congratulations to Pauline and Daniel for becoming PADI Open Water Divers, Layne for finishing his PADI Scuba Diver Course and to Madison for Completing her Deep Specialty Course!!!
Madison is now certified to go down to a depth of 40 metres!!! How awesome is that!!!Well done to everyone today.
- Slight chop but nice out of the wind
- Temperature: 19°C
- Visibility: 12m-15m
12TH OCTOBER 2014 – UNBEATABLE DIVING AT SOUTH SOLITARY ISLAND!
South Solitary Island was the destination for our dives
today. Buchanan’s Wall was buzzing with life! Black Cod, Lionfish, Bull Rays, Green Turtles and schooling Pomfreds were all spotted on the first dive. The Gantry made for a very relaxing 2nd dive. Our divers swam with a very inquisitive Blue Grouper, Wobbegong Sharks, schooling Druumer and a Moray Eel.
- A little bumpy on top. Very pleasant below!
- Temperature: 19°C
- Visibility: 15m