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dive #: 17 date: 1 September 1993 time: 19:35


   Coral Sea, AU / Nonki, Holmes Reef

max. depth: 18.2 m
dive time: 45 min

notes:

Night Dive
Boat: Rum Runner

Weather cloudy.
Sea calm, increasing swell.

Full moon, could see the coral w/o light just fine.
Current fairly strong.
Someone dropped a lamp, it glowed from the ocean floor.
Excellent dive, if not for the current.

crayfish (50 cm)
algae bubble, looks like glass chicken egg
red sea urchin w/pencil-like needles, darker in color, ball 5 cm diameter, needles .5 cm x 1cm
red scorpion fish (15 cm)
sleeping parrot fish in cocoon
phosphorescence

surf: 2:50
no deco: in A, out N
multilevel:
3
10 N
143 15

2
12 K
104 20

1
20 E
33 10

buddy: Yves Maumary, Russell McErlain

conditions:

visibility: 40.0 m
water temp.: 24 C
air temp.: 24 C
current: moderate
workload: light

equipment:

suit: Short-sleeved Shorty ( 0 lbs)

weight notes:
computer: Uwatec

tank 1: air ( AIuminum 80 ( 84 liter aluminium) @ 214 bar - 0 bar)

schedule:

  depth     time     runtime     gas  







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