vrijdag 23 maart 2012

2012-03-20 20:01 hbos

Weather     : Some clouds / WZW wind 3 bft / Rain 0.0 mm / 1034.3 hpa
Divers        : Ted / Ferry / Remko /Axel
Goal          : Reconnaissance dive on reef at 15 mtr depth
Max depth  : 16.4
Duration     : 60 minutes
Air temp     : 7.4 celsius
Water temp: 4.8 celsius minimum
Thermocline: At 6.5 meters thick milk like thermocline from 5 to 7 celsius.
Fish           : 1 Zander > 10 Ruffe > 10 Perch Clouds of shrimp at thermocline
Plants        : no changes
Visibility     :  Beneath TC approx 7 mtrs, above TC 0.5 - 1 mtr.
Remarks     :  4 divers in water. Heading 150 degrees. Found cushion with white mold at 12 mtr. After 12 minutes we reached the clay reef. Turned left along the reef for about 20 minutes. Many young and old Ruffe and young Perch can be seen here. 1 Zander was on bottom at 17 mtr.  When heading to shore we saw a rope in loops which was pulled loose and caught in the bottom. At 6.5 mtr the TC was packed with shrimp. TC had a milk like consistency. We spotted 1 big Perch at 7 mtr near the exitpoint. Very interesting dive.

dinsdag 13 maart 2012

2012-03-11 10:50 hbos

Weather     : Few clouds / NW wind 3 bft / Rain 0.0 mm / 1035.1 hpa
Divers        : Ted / Gery / Erwin / John /Axel
Goal          : Reconnaissance dive.
Max depth  : 18.3
Duration     : 55 - 70 minutes
Air temp     : 7.7 celsius
Water temp: 4.4 celsius minimum
Thermocline: none
Fish           :1 eal at about 17 mtrs
Plants        : no changes

Visibility     :  varieing as there were clouds of dust 
Remarks     :  > 10 divers in water. We checked out south platform on bottom where we saw a board with weights. A thick tube through which air is forced into smaller tubes releasing the air into the water at 15 mtr depth. Pump was not active. We swam further south and went NNW until we reached a depth of about 18-20 mtrs. John and Axel diverted to the shore earlier than Ted Gery and Erwin who swam on to the north shore and than back.

2012-03-10 13:47 hbos

Weather     : overcast / W wind 3 bft / Rain 1.3 mm / 1034 hpa
Divers        : Jan / Arthur / Axel
Goal          : Viz measure at turningpoint
Max depth  : 10.9
Duration     : 53 minutes
Air temp     : 8.9 celsius
Water temp: 4.8 celsius minimum
Thermocline: none
Fish           : 1 slender Pike, 1 Perch approx 20cm.
Plants        : No change
Visibility     :  7 mtrs at 6 mtrs of depth.
Remarks     :  < 10 divers in water.

zaterdag 3 maart 2012

2012-02-28 20:15 hbos papa's beach house

Weather     : Foggy / W wind 3 bft / Rain 0.05 mm / 1023 hpa
Divers        : Thijs / John / Maurits / Ferry / Rick/ Axel
Goal          : See how deep it is.
Max depth  : 18.7
Duration     : 49 minutes
Air temp     : 8.6 celsius
Water temp: 4.0 celsius minimum
Thermocline: none
Fish           : bigger shrimp, 1 Ruffe, < 5 Perch
Plants        : Little islands of Waterweed
Visibility     :  Estimated 8 mtrs at 6 mtrs of depth.
Remarks     :  6 divers in water.