HoneyComb Beach Dive

Sunday 1/22/2011

Time 9:00 Am We planned to meet at 9:00AM to check conditions and plan the dive. If everything goes as planned, we should be entering the water around 9:30AM.

Dive Location

Commercial Blvd. East all the way to the beach Make a right at the light, and turn left in Datura Ave.  Then find parking.

Once we arrive at the location, we will determine how to enter based on the current and waves condition. Depth will not exceed 25 feet with a max bottom time of 130 min. Make sure you bring sufficient weights considering we are diving on Salt water, especially if you are going to be wearing a wetsuit.

From I-95: I guess you will be coming from the south, so get off at Commercial Blvd (Exit 32) and go East (Right) 3.3 miles to FL-A1A/N Ocean Dr, turn Right(South), continue 0.1mi to Datura Ave and turn Left (East) to a small parking lot. There is a Dive Shop on Commercial & A1A, Deep Blue Divers. Use this address for directions: 100 Datura Ave, Lauderdale-By-the-Sea, FL   From the Turnpike: Take the Turnpike North to Commercial Blvd(Exit 62) and go East to FL-A1A/N Ocean Dr, turn Right(South), continue 0.1mi to Datura Ave and turn Left (East) to a small parking lot. Please bring Quarters to pay for parking @ $1/Hour, you will need 4 hrs to be on the safe side. The earlier, the easier to find parking close to the entry point.

Approximate Number of Proposed Divers 8

Required Diving Qualification Open Water, certified to 60 ft

Dive Site

Dive Site is called Lauderdale By The Sea (also known as The Honeycomb)

Tank Mixture Air, 21% Oxygen.

Equipment All divers will be responsible to rent or bring their own equipment including: Mask, Fins, snorkel, BC, Regulator with Pressure and Depth Gauge, a timing device, tanks, wetsuit, and weights.

Our club has equipment for members, please check with us for availability.

We ask that you provide a 5$ donation as a fee to provide refreshments and snacks.

Decompression status and repetitive dive plans All dives are planned for no decompression

Special Safety procedures Predive Briefing Arrangement of dive buddies. No club member can dive alone. Dive buddy checks

Weather: ENE wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Intracoastal waters smooth.

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