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3/31/2007 Granite Pt Wall by Ben Villao -- [View this report only]
Bottom Team: Ben Villao, Robert Lee
Visibility: 30' - 40' Time:9:00 AM
Temp: 40F - 51F Surge:  
Max Depth: 68FSW Avg Depth: 60FSW
Bottom Time:   Total Time:  
Bottom Gases: EAN32Deco Gases:
Backgas Config: Double HP100Deco Tanks:
Deco Profile:
Dive Report 31 Mar 07

Drove down early and snagged breakfast and hung around the Breakwater for a little while. Found the wall full by 0730... I guess it's warmed up enough for the classes. Chatted with Chuck and Glenn for a little bit and admired the huge aluminum dive boat someone hauled out...

Pt Lobos

Dive 1 Granite Pt Wall: Rob Lee and I buddied up and decided on Granite Pt wall.

Neither of us have every been there and we felt like exploring so off it was... made it out to the far side of the cove and then dropped to 60 fsw and followed the wall to the North... ducking in and out of canyons... Amazing vis with Hydro coral and sheer walls. The vis was about 40... vertically I could see the waves above... I could also see about 40 below to the sand... at 30 mins we turned and kicked back toward our start point... on our return we thumbed it at 50 mins... taking 10 mins to hit the surface... We were fooled by the "Sand Channel" on the other side thinking we were closer to the parking lot than we were... but what the heck it was a nice day out and the kick back thru the not so think kelp wasn't so bad.

Dive 2 was skills at 20 ft inside Whalers

Pictures from dive 1 here: