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dive: 58

dive #: 57 date: 15 September 1999 time: 12:30


   Monterey, CA / Breakwater

max. depth: 14.8 m
dive time: 35 min

notes:

Weather sunny, beautiful.
Sea 11 ft swell reported at buoy, 5 m waves, surgy. Toasty warm.
Diagram.

Little viz. Chunky. Dark.
Able to clear this time.
18 lb in belt, 2 lb on tank, 20 lb total.
Too light. At 10 m and end of dive, surge shot me up, leg cramps kept me from kicking down so got Slow warning, missed safety stop.
Rocky/sand, no kelp. Not far enough out.

jellies (4, 50 cm bell, 1 m tentacles)
sculpins
rockfish (15 cm)
white nudibranch (10 cm)
yellow nudibranch (10 cm)
pink fluffy anemones, like feather metridiums (15 cm)
white/red shrimp (5 cm)

surf: -
no deco: 71

buddy: Ken Mayer

conditions:

visibility: 2.0 m
water temp.: 17 C
air temp.: 0 C
current: none
workload: resting

equipment:

suit: Body Glove Nozip/Vest ( 20 lbs)

weight notes: tank weights, light
computer: Suunto Pilot

tank 1: air ( Steel 72 ( 0 liter steel) @ 170 bar - 0 bar)

schedule:

  depth     time     runtime     gas  







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