Question diving and altitude concerns

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When I am on vacation, I have a three dive excursion day planned. The next day, we have a dune buggy excursion around Punta Cana with a stop at Montana Redonda, which has a max altitude of 900 feet. I am not certified in deep water dives, so the depths should be relatively shallow, not sure if that makes a difference. I am very new to diving and don't want to do something foolish or potentially harmful. Should I be concerned about the altitude the day after diving or should I consider changing the dive day?
 
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Thanks tursiops. Figured I was OK, but why run the risk without making sure.
 

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After 12 hrs you will probably be close to 0 residual nitrogen, unless you were bumping up against the NDL on the third dive. Even still 1000 feet should not be an issue.
 

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I use Sealevel to 1K. If you want to add a conservative factor & are diving tables, use the next row's NODECO limit. NOAA has a good chart, if you don't have a computer.

At 50 ft, equivalent depth is 60 ft. Instead of 70 min, you might have 50 min NODECO, depending on agency. When you start diving in the 1,000s of ft, acclimation is a good safety measure; rest for 1 day, at the altitude or site, before diving. I altitude up to 9,000 ft.
 

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I use Sealevel to 1K. If you want to add a conservative factor & are diving tables, use the next row's NODECO limit. NOAA has a good chart, if you don't have a computer.

At 50 ft, equivalent depth is 60 ft. Instead of 70 min, you might have 50 min NODECO, depending on agency. When you start diving in the 1,000s of ft, acclimation is a good safety measure; rest for 1 day, at the altitude or site, before diving. I altitude up to 9,000 ft.

He is diving at sea level, then traveling to 900' the next day.
 
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