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#38344 - 05/01/01 10:36 PM Diving Conditions?
Alisa Offline
Hi All - First post to the site, but I've been reading periodically over last 6 months. Husband & I are visiting Mata Rocks, 5/18. He is avid diver in any conditions; however, I prefer calm seas. Can anyone speak to the current conditions or indicate "easy" dives?
Thanks! Alisa

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#38345 - 05/01/01 11:47 PM Re: Diving Conditions?
Axeman Offline
Alisa..I just got back and this is where I suggest you dive:
DO the blue hole dive...once in a lifetime trip..do the overnight...unless you are pressed for time..the day trip is hard on your body as your in a fast boat for the entire time your not diveing...

As far as current..I only had 1 dive where there was current...that was the HOL CHAN dive...but you only deal with it for about 4 min MAX. Don't Miss the chance to dive there!!! IT'S GREAT!!!!!
Victoria Canyon/Tunnels...a must do set of 2 dives!!!!
Snorkel Shark ray City...MUST DO!@!!!
Go to see George at Coral Reef divers...Tell him Mark sent you...if you do the same dives I did you will be blissed out!!!
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#38346 - 05/02/01 01:06 AM Re: Diving Conditions?
Gaz Cooper Offline
Hi Alisa

Current conditions are EXCELLENT calm seas slight NE breeze water temp approx 82 degrees.

If it holds out your in for a great trip

Have fun

Dive safe

Gaz
Gaz Cooper's DIVE BELIZE www.divebelize.com
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#38347 - 05/02/01 03:26 AM Re: Diving Conditions?
Marty Online   happy
You will love Hol Chan- very calm there, but only 30 feet or so... and there are incredible sights to behold at Hol Chan and just outside the reef.

Even snorkeling the blue hole is a great treat.

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#38348 - 05/02/01 03:26 PM Re: Diving Conditions?
hacker Offline
Hey....
My wife and myself will be staying at mata rocks probably the same time you are.
Just hangin and chillin!!!
see ya I'm sure!
hacker

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#38349 - 05/03/01 04:09 PM Re: Diving Conditions?
Lakerboy44 Offline
Alica the overnite diving Axeman is talking about is offered thru Coral Beach Dive Shop on the boat named the Offshore Express..This is a very fun trip that u both would love..Check it out and Belize it..smileeeeee

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#38350 - 05/15/01 07:37 PM Re: Diving Conditions?
Alisa Offline
Thanks to all for the useful diving information! Looking forward to our visit, beginning on Friday!

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