Captain D.J. Diving Weather Reports

  • Tropical Serenity: Eagle Ray Alley Monday October 4th 2021, 02:14 PM

    E
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    PADI IDC class and 2 private PADI Open Water Diver Courses are on board this afternoon. Slight flow but everyone is down checking out the fish and learning to be a dive instructor!

  • Tropical Destiny: City of Washington Saturday September 18th 2021, 04:18 PM

    E
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    N
    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    It’s everyone’s first wreck dive today so they are excited to do such a historical wreck and also swim with the fish. We can see the wreck from the surface..

  • Tropical Destiny: Sand Island Saturday September 18th 2021, 11:58 AM

    E
    3kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Diver saw 3 Caribbean reef Sharks, multiple turtles and spotted Eagle Rays!

  • Tropical Destiny: Elbow Reef Saturday September 4th 2021, 05:36 PM

    SE
    2kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Sharks and Eels and Eagle Rays on the undersea highway!

  • Tropical Destiny: Molasses Reef Saturday September 4th 2021, 09:21 AM

    SE
    2kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    100
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Wow! Flat calm, 100 feet of visibility and a tiny tiny current. Divers are down and blowing bubbles and we can see them clearly from the surface. Already spotted some turtles.

  • Tropical Serenity: Eagle Ray Alley Monday August 30th 2021, 09:22 AM

    SE
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    We have Eagle Ray Alley and the rest of Molasses to ourselves! Nice vis, but not quite perfect. We are on deck watching the bubbles go by. Biggest wave is from other boats. Our thoughts are with our Louisiana and Mississippi friends who are dealing with Hurricane Ida.

  • Tropical Destiny: Fire Coral Cave Monday August 23rd 2021, 09:14 AM

    SE
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Pretty morning out at Molasses Reef and fire coral cave.. Divers are down , nice visibility , they should see Eagle Rays, Sharks, and lots of other critters.

  • Tropical Legend: Permit Ledges Saturday August 21st 2021, 11:46 AM

    SE
    4kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Sharks, Eagle Rays and turtles at Permit Ledges and Hole in the Wall this morning. Slight flow to the NE but the students handled it fine

  • Tropical Destiny: USCGC Duane Sunday August 8th 2021, 09:56 AM

    SE
    6kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    90
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Nice morning on the USCG Duane. The divers can see the wreck from the surface and we can make out the outline of the wreck from the boat. Everyone is blowing bubbles and having fun..

  • Tropical Destiny: USCGC Duane Saturday August 7th 2021, 10:37 AM

    SE
    13kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Moderate current at the USCG Duane Wreck this morning, Diver had about 50 feet of visibility. Now we are drifting the shallow area of Molasses reef using the current to our advantage. Visibility here is about 80 feet with pretty cobalt blue water..

  • Tropical Destiny: Spiegel Grove Friday August 6th 2021, 09:32 AM

    S
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Beautiful morning at the Spiegel Grove! Divers saw a lot of barracuda from the surface and are now down on the dive blowing bubbles.

  • Tropical Destiny: Elbow Reef Thursday August 5th 2021, 02:31 PM

    S
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    100
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Wow! You can see the whole undersea highway from the surface today. Amazing visibility on south elbow. Divers are down and we will hit the statue on the way back.. check the picture out that I drew on, you can see the highway from the 2 ball to the 4 ball!

  • Tropical Destiny: Sand Island Tuesday August 3rd 2021, 10:43 AM

    SW
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Interesting weather at sand island. Very nice right on the reef but a big storm off shore. Let’s hope it stays there because other than that the dive students have great visibility and are having lots of fun.

  • Tropical Destiny: USCGC Duane Saturday July 31st 2021, 11:47 AM

    SE
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    First stop was Duane and it was busy there so we had to drift the divers onto a mooring ball. Everyone has a great dive.. next stop was Molasses Reef and the 8 ball. Divers saw 5 reef sharks circling and sticking around over at 9 channel.

  • Tropical Destiny: Hole in the Wall Friday July 30th 2021, 03:35 PM

    SE
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Wonderful visibility on molasses reef this afternoon. Shark conservation class and a big family with a lot of kids diving with us on this trip.

  • Tropical Destiny: USCGC Duane Friday July 30th 2021, 09:59 AM

    SE
    6kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    We needed to divert from the Spiegel Grove to the USCG cutter Duane because the weather was really bad with storms over the Spiegel Grove area.. the guides reported being able to see the wreck from the surface so other than a little of current, they should be in for a great dive.

  • Tropical Legend: Hole in the Wall Thursday July 29th 2021, 02:24 PM

    SE
    4kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    First trip since January on the newly repowered Tropical Voyager! Private charter with 5 divers. They are down and blowing bubbles at 9 channel.

  • Tropical Legend: Elbow Reef Monday July 26th 2021, 02:50 PM

    SE
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Wonderful afternoon on the city of Washington with spotted Eagle rays , moray eels, and a reef shark. Students are on dive 1 of PADI Open Water, everyone else is with the guides. We will stop at undersea highway for #2

  • Tropical Legend: Permit Ledges Monday July 26th 2021, 11:16 AM

    SE
    3kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    100+
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Wow! Best visibility of the summer so far. 120 feet of visibility reported. They said they could see the magic kingdom coral head from permit ledge! That is a wow for sure! Should be like this for days and days! Get down here to dive!

  • Tropical Adventure: Eagle Ray Alley Saturday July 24th 2021, 10:55 AM

    SW
    7kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Sea Ventures is out with us this morning. First stop is The Benwood, we are now at Eagle Ray Alley. Students are doing checkout dive 4 and will be certified when they are done. Love to have new divers getting addicted to scuba diving just like us!

  • Tropical Destiny: Spiegel Grove Friday July 23rd 2021, 1:02 AM

    E
    4kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Beautiful morning out on the Spiegel Grove. Bull shark sighting and turtles. Some students are also doing the deep dive on the PADI Advanced Open Water Class. We also got to see a full arc Rainbow on the way there! See pictures.

  • Tropical Adventure: CRF Nursery Thursday July 22nd 2021, 10:29 AM

    E
    3kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    100
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    We have a Coral Restoration Foundation trip today. Stopped at the nursery to grab some corals and then out to pickles reef for some transplanting. Great day out here, flat calm seas and 100 feet of clear blue wafer from the dock to the reef..

  • Tropical Legend: North Dry Rocks Wednesday July 21st 2021, 04:00 PM

    SE
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    We have divers and snorkelers enjoying minnow caves at north dry rocks. We have some discover scuba divers doing their first dives and smiles are all around

  • Tropical Legend: Drift Molasses Wednesday July 21st 2021, 10:50 AM

    SE
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Divers are down using the current to their advantage to float along and do a nice easy drift dive. We started outside the sanctuary but the current is rolling so good they will probably cover about 1/2 a mile.

  • Tropical Adventure: Drift French Sunday July 18th 2021, 09:30 AM

    SE
    13kts

    Wind Conditions

    2 feet

    Wave Height

    40
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Divers are down on a drift dive !! The deep ledge at French runs a depth range of 40-90 feet usually we see sharks and turtles out here!

  • Tropical Serenity: Eagle Ray Alley Saturday July 17th 2021, 02:43 PM

    SE
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    2 feet

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    We have a lot going on this afternoon. Diveheart adaptive divers, Women’s dive day with 2 boats, and the visibility looks like a swimming pool at Eagle Ray Alley.

  • Tropical Serenity: Hole in the Wall Saturday July 17th 2021, 09:18 AM

    E
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Wonderful Saturday morning for the divers at Molasses Reef. Several Rainbow Reef boats at Eagle Ray Alley, Fire Coral Cave, and Hole in the Wall.

  • Tropical Adventure: Sand Island Monday June 28th 2021, 10:48 AM

    SE
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    100
    feet

    Visibility

    SE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    We’ve got one of our PADI open water classes diving today. They saw sharks, damsels, and lots of other critters in between doing skills. More than 100 feet of visibility today , it is a clear as a swimming pool! The last few days it’s wasn’t quite this good so we are glad the visibility is back.

  • Tropical Serenity: Spanish Anchor Sunday June 27th 2021, 11:42 AM

    SE
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    45
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    We have a dove group in from north Florida enjoying seeing sharks, rays, eels and other critters have been reported. A little but wavy from the SE wind but even the divers who are doing check out dives are all doing fine and having fun.

  • Tropical Destiny: Spiegel Grove Saturday June 26th 2021, 11:49 AM

    SE
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    3-4 feet

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Had some waves but they were mostly swells with a little chop on top. Divers saw 4 Blaclktip sharks circling the wreck for most of their dive

  • Tropical Explorer: North Star Tuesday June 22nd 2021, 12:31 PM

    S
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Very nice private charter trip In the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

  • Tropical Destiny: Banana Patch Monday June 21st 2021, 10:35 AM

    SW
    9kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    45
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Dive Pirates are on board this morning. They are an adaptive dive group so we had to divert from Molasses Reef because the waves were a little more than they were comfortable with. We are at banana patch and everyone is diving and having fun!

  • Tropical Legend: Benwood Wreck Sunday June 20th 2021, 11:06 AM

    SW
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    45
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Very pretty dives at the benwood wreck. Nurse sharks, and turtles spotted!

  • Tropical Legend: Benwood Wreck Sunday June 13th 2021, 09:34 AM

    NW
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Divers are down enjoying the historic Benwood wreck. Visibility is nice for this inshore location, only one other dive boat here so our divers almost have the wreck to themselves!

  • Tropical Serenity: Permit Ledges Saturday June 12th 2021, 09:30 AM

    SE
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Beautiful morning in key largo at molasses reef. One of the dive masters was so excited they surfaced 10 minutes into the dive to report 6 reef sharks and stingrays eating a Dead Sea turtle! Should be a good dive, look forward to seeing what else they saw..

  • Tropical Odyssey: Spiegel Grove Saturday June 5th 2021, 11:59 AM

    E
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    3-4 feet

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Very nice down on the bottom. Divers reported nice below but we saw some challenges on the surface with the current which was too much for some. They did the safe thing and sat out the first dive.

  • Tropical Serenity: Drift Molasses Saturday May 29th 2021, 10:00 AM

    SE
    6kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Using the current to our advantage and drifting Molasses Reef from one end to the other!

  • Tropical Adventure: Hole in the Wall Friday May 28th 2021, 11:56 AM

    E
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Starting off Memorial Day weekend with some great dives at Molasses Reef!

  • Tropical Serenity: French Twist Monday May 24th 2021, 12:18 PM

    NE
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    2-3 feet

    Wave Height

    30
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Diverted from Molasses Reef to French because we had too much current for novice divers.

  • Tropical Explorer: Drift Molasses Saturday May 15th 2021, 09:30 AM

    NE
    14kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Drift diving today with a pretty stiff current!

  • Tropical Serenity: ChristmasTree Cave Friday May 14th 2021, 09:44 AM

    SE
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    35
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Little bit cloudy today…

  • Tropical Adventure: Sand Island Tuesday May 11th 2021, 02:30 PM

    SE
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    We have the student boat this afternoon. Nice vis and great conditions for their first open water dives!

  • Tropical Adventure: Eagle Ray Alley Monday May 10th 2021, 03:43 PM

    S
    6kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Discover scuba divers are having a blast on this private charter

  • Tropical Legend: Hole in the Wall Saturday May 8th 2021, 09:41 AM

    S
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Saw about a dozen turtles on the way to the reef

  • Tropical Destiny: Spiegel Grove Sunday May 2nd 2021, 09:35 AM

    S
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    2 feet

    Wave Height

    40
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Sunday morning Spiegel Grove! Divers are down having fun.

  • Tropical Legend: Fire Coral Cave Saturday May 1st 2021, 10:56 AM

    S
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    90
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Hammerhead, Reef sharks and a turtle were all spotted this morning..

  • Tropical Explorer: Fire Coral Cave Friday April 30th 2021, 02:10 PM

    SE
    6kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    N
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Great vis, but a little rocky because the current has us sitting sideways in the waves

  • Tropical Explorer: Drift Molasses Sunday April 18th 2021, 1:15 AM

    SW
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Drifting with the current and spotting big reef sharks!

  • Tropical Destiny: USCGC Duane Saturday April 17th 2021, 1:33 PM

    SW
    13kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Very nice visibility today

  • Tropical Serenity: Hole in the Wall Thursday April 15th 2021, 09:45 AM

    SE
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    40
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Beautiful morning at molasses reef. Divers are down having fun!

  • Tropical Destiny: Benwood Wreck Monday March 29th 2021, 10:32 AM

    SE
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Turtle was just hanging out with us. Great vis at the benwood, can see the wreck from the surface.

  • Tropical Destiny: Spiegel Grove Monday March 29th 2021, 09:27 AM

    SE
    7kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Beautiful blue water on the Spiegel Grove this morning

  • Tropical Explorer: Spanish Anchor Tuesday March 23rd 2021, 1:30 PM

    NW
    3kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    90
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Sharks and Eagle Rays . Take a look at that visibility!

  • Tropical Destiny: USCGC Bibb Sunday March 21st 2021, 10:33 AM

    NW
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Perfect conditions at the Bibb , everyone had a great time!

  • Tropical Destiny: USCGC Duane Saturday March 20th 2021, 11:05 AM

    NW
    13kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Nice dive on the Duane - Spanish Anchor is 2nd location!

  • Tropical Destiny: Spiegel Grove Monday March 15th 2021, 02:38 PM

    NE
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Crew training w Fletch and IDC candidates doing deep specialty

  • Tropical Explorer: Molasses Deep Sunday August 16th 2020, 09:27 AM

    SE
    4kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    100
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Wow. Drift dive on deep molasses! Picture from the surface of 90ft of water!

  • Tropical Serenity: Spiegel Grove Wednesday August 12th 2020, 09:30 AM

    SE
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Divers on the surface say they can see the wreck from there, should be a great dive!

  • Tropical Voyager: Spiegel Grove Wednesday July 1st 2020, 1:55 AM

    SE
    3kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    90
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Can see the wreck from the surface! WOW!

  • Tropical Voyager: Benwood Wreck Wednesday July 1st 2020, 11:00 AM

    SE
    3kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Great vis and diving today at the benwood. Can see the wreck from the surface

  • Tropical Adventure: Sand Island Saturday June 27th 2020, 10:07 AM

    E
    13kts

    Wind Conditions

    2-3 feet

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Came here to avoid current for the students training with Sea Ventures

  • Tropical Serenity: Hole in the Wall Saturday June 20th 2020, 10:14 AM

    SE
    6kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Little shower to rinse off the boat but divers are down and having fun.

  • Tropical Serenity: The Eagle Wreck Monday May 18th 2020, 01:08 PM

    NE
    6kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    We are actually doing a staff trip to the wreck of the Eagle in Islamorada!

  • Tropical Legend: Christ Statue Wednesday March 18th 2020, 02:45 PM

    NE
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Very nice day here at the Christ Statue. Snorkelers saw sharks and almost walked on water!

  • Tropical Adventure: Permit Ledges Friday October 18th 2019, 09:48 AM

    E
    2kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    100
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Private charter - conditions couldn’t be much better!

  • Tropical Legend: Permit Ledges Saturday October 5th 2019, 02:38 PM

    E
    15kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Goliath grouper spotted by diver between Permit Ledges and Fire Coral Cave!

  • Tropical Legend: Benwood Wreck Sunday September 29th 2019, 09:37 AM

    NE
    15kts

    Wind Conditions

    2-3 feet

    Wave Height

    35
    feet

    Visibility

    SW
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Nice day at the benwood. Little reverse flow current but divers saw lots of critters!

  • Tropical Legend: Fire Coral Cave Saturday September 28th 2019, 10:58 AM

    E
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    40
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Good day to see turtles swim around the boat and a Goliath grouper on the reef!

  • Tropical Serenity: CRF Nursery Monday September 16th 2019, 02:24 PM

    SW
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    40
    feet

    Visibility

    SE
    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Journalists from France are visiting the Sanctuary to do a story

  • Tropical Destiny: Spiegel Grove Saturday August 24th 2019, 1:43 AM

    S
    11kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    40
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Nice dive on the Spiegel Grove today. A little more current than we like but everyone did great

  • Tropical Legend: CRF Nursery Wednesday August 22nd 2018, 03:16 PM

    E
    4kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Diving with Diveheart and the CRF today.. awesome conditions for some awesome divers

  • Tropical Adventure: Hole in the Wall Saturday August 18th 2018, 10:02 AM

    SE
    13kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Very nice day at hole in the wall for the Sea Ventures gang! Spotted some turtles on the way to the reef.

  • Santana: Banana Patch Thursday July 19th 2018, 11:02 AM

    NW
    1kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    100
    feet

    Visibility

    N
    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    test

  • Tropical Legend: Winch Hole Saturday September 23rd 2017, 09:43 AM

    NE
    9kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    30
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Eagle Rays spotted as soon at they jumped in! We’ve got a whole boat of surveyors and researchers this morning!

  • Tropical Odyssey: Christ Statue Sunday February 19th 2017, 02:46 PM

    SW
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    40
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Pretty day at the statue. Divers, snorkelers and passengers all having a nice time.

  • Tropical Adventure: Fire Coral Cave Saturday February 18th 2017, 1:29 PM

    S
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    As promised! The dolphin and her baby swimming along with us out to the reef!

  • Tropical Adventure: Molasses Reef Saturday February 18th 2017, 1:35 PM

    S
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Wow! Dolphin and her baby jumping our wake, 4 sharks, 2 turtles, and an Eagle Ray!

  • Tropical Legend: Fire Coral Cave Saturday November 12th 2016, 11:06 AM

    NE
    7kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Very pretty day at Molasses Reef. Flat seas, slight current and about 50 feet of vis. Students and experienced divers having fun all around.

  • Tropical Explorer: Spiegel Grove Sunday July 31st 2016, 09:26 AM

    SE
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    N
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Pretty day on the Spiegel Grove. Blue water, about 50 feet of vis and a trickle of current. Doug and Seminole scuba are down having a good time. Tropical Odyssey is also out here with us!

  • Tropical Odyssey: Permit Ledges Saturday July 30th 2016, 09:40 AM

    SE
    2kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    100
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Triple Zero day.. No wind, no waves and no current! 100 feet of vis and pool like conditions!

  • Tropical Adventure: Hole in the Wall Saturday July 23rd 2016, 09:39 AM

    SE
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Pretty day at hole in the wall with the gang from Sea Ventures. Nice visibility, calm seas but we do have some NE current..

  • Tropical Odyssey: North Dry Rocks Friday July 22nd 2016, 02:53 PM

    SE
    3kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Wonderful conditions at north dry rocks. Brought the divers to see the minnows and minnow cave and they spotted some eagle rays to boot!

  • Tropical Odyssey: Molasses Deep Wednesday July 13th 2016, 10:53 AM

    SE
    4kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    100
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Drift dive and a cool perspective ! Drone flight!

  • Tropical Odyssey: USCGC Duane Wednesday July 13th 2016, 09:27 AM

    SE
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Cobalt blue water, no current and it's virtually flat seas so the divers should have a great dive. Drifting molasses reef next!

  • Tropical Adventure: Spiegel Grove Sunday June 26th 2016, 08:38 AM

    SE
    9kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    45
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Sea Ventures is having a nice morning dive on the Spiegel Grove. Slight current, but otherwise great conditions

  • Tropical Legend: Benwood Wreck Sunday June 5th 2016, 09:59 AM

    SE
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    2 feet

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    A few waves but relative to the Benwood, AMAZING visibility!

  • Tropical Odyssey: Winch Hole Saturday March 19th 2016, 02:55 PM

    S
    15kts

    Wind Conditions

    2-3 feet

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    A bit of a breeze making a few waves but the visibility is outstanding. Turtles spotted right away.

  • Tropical Adventure: North Star Saturday November 1st 2014, 10:02 AM

    NW
    7kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    40
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Very nice day. Water is a little green but clean. Dolphin swam by and we have lots of 1st time divers this morning having great dives.

  • Tropical Adventure: Spiegel Grove Wednesday August 20th 2014, 10:10 AM

    E
    4kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Heavy

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Wow! If there was any more current we wouldn't be able to dive. It's rolling but everyone wanted to give it a shot so they are all down and having a good time. Vis on the way to the wreck was 100ft, but only about 50 here.

  • Tropical Adventure: Spiegel Grove Tuesday August 5th 2014, 09:54 AM

    SW
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Nice day out on the Spiegel. Current is flowing but not too much to make a nice dive. Vis could be better but overall pretty nice day for diving.

  • Tropical Adventure: City of Washington Friday July 25th 2014, 09:48 AM

    SE
    4kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    35
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    We headed up north to try and lose the current and find some visibility. Not bad here, but not quite the visibility we hoped for. It's still a nice day to dive, but down south is looking better.

  • Tropical Explorer: Drift Molasses Saturday July 12th 2014, 02:44 PM

    E
    11kts

    Wind Conditions

    2-3 feet

    Wave Height

    100
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Heavy

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Wow! It's like we are in Cozumel today, we've for Smokin current (for us) so we are drift diving! Awesome vis!

  • Tropical Voyager: Benwood Wreck Friday July 11th 2014, 02:34 PM

    SE
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    35
    feet

    Visibility

    S
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    A little bit green due to the tide being out, but still a semi-clean green. All the divers are down and enjoying the wreck.

  • Tropical Odyssey: Eagle Ray Alley Thursday March 20th 2014, 01:45 PM

    N
    5kts

    Wind Conditions

    < 1 foot

    Wave Height

    80
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    What a wonderful day for the maiden trip on Tropical Odyssey! Little swells, great vis and the first official dive trip on here is so far so good!

  • Tropical Explorer: Benwood Wreck Saturday February 8th 2014, 02:00 PM

    S
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    NE
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    We have this weeks rebreather class out getting certified. Doing Adv. Rebreather dive to 70ft.

  • Tropical Adventure: Spiegel Grove Sunday December 1st 2013, 10:20 AM

    NE
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    N
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain D.J.:
    Finally someone turned off the wind machine! Seas are flattening out and everything is getting back to normal. The Divemaster class is down diving and having a good time, and so are the rest of the customers.

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