06-03-2013
Good morning Divers!!!

Max Depth: 50ft
Dive Duration: 45:52
Time in and out: 9:04 − 9:49
Temp: 61 degrees f
Visibility: 20-30 feet
Conditions: Salt water, shore dive, low tide, waves, surge.
Dive Buddies: Rich, Rand. Total of 9.

I got to the mall early because I had to get gasoline. Quite a few new people showed up and very few of the regulars. The diving conditions were poor the last
few days so we had to go to Crescent Bay.

When we arrived, there were lots of divers and classes getting ready. The swells were a little high at times, but there was a lot time between sets. We decided to
give it a try and we suited up.

We entered the water and the visibility was clear. We swam out to the drop down point and descended when we were all together. The visibility remained high
when we landed on the bottom. I stayed behind for the father and son team to get down and Rich started the swim to Deadman's Reef.

We were about 5 minutes behind the group when the father and son team were ready to go. We swam along Deadhenge and found the coffin. It's getting
harder to see it when a large kelp growing on top of it. We swam up and into the canyon and I turned on my go pro camera and got a few shots. I turned it off
and saw the group in the corner of my eye and led the father and son team to join up with the group.

Rich asked a few people of their air levels and so we headed back in to shore. We did a leisurely swim past the inner reef and headed back to shore. We broke
up and I ended up with Rand at the very end of the dive and ascended in 5 feet of water. A few good sized waves hit the beach, but if you waited it out, you
could get out without getting knocked over.

After the dive we headed over to Husky Boy's for food and conversation. The diving was excellent and those that didn't show up really missed out on a good
day of diving.

picture:
http://southcoastdivers.com/photos/DiveSites/CrescentBay_2013_06_01.JPG
video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYELdAp8eZM

Diving!! DO IT!! Safely...

Rich Parker & Louis Umphenour
http://southcoastdivers.com