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San Diego

Discussion in 'SoCal' started by SafetyStopBait, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. SafetyStopBait

    SafetyStopBait Angel Fish

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

    We're going to be in San Diego in March. What will water temp be like? Also looking for dive sites and dive operations. Any recommendations?

  2. Slater

    Slater Barracuda

  3. Katch

    Katch Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Woodbridge, VA
    Can't say enough good things about Marissa Dive Charters. They are located in Mission Bay, and it is a short boat ride to the Yukon.
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  4. SoCalRich

    SoCalRich Barracuda

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Inland So CAlif.
    I agree, Marissa dive charter runs a clean safe professional dive operation. But don't miss taking a dive boat to Catalina Island.
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  5. scubadada

    scubadada Diver Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Philadelphia and Boynton Beach
    Hey SafetyStopBait,

    In my experience, bottom temps are more like 52-3 degrees on the average, perhaps a little higher in the kelp than on the wrecks. This is full 7mm with hooded vest vs. drysuit territory. I dive cold water infrequently and do fine with the wet version. The Yukon and the Ruby E are fine wrecks, the kelp forests are beautiful. The Coronados are also a good destination. My favorite operator is Marissa dive charters, smaller number of divers, more personal service. Owner, Lora Meyer, is very responsive via email. Waterhorse Charters is also very good, a larger operator. PM me with questions.

    Good diving, Craig

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