Captain’s Noon Reports – Undersea – 2023-05-18

NUS Anchored at 18°46.3N-110°54.4W, at 90ft depth, Cabo Pearce, Socorro Island, northwest wind 8 knots and 3ft waves, air temperature 73F, sky partly cloudy 50%.

Two dives this morning at Pearce with visibility of more than 100ft in part E-NE and a little less in S-SW. Strong current on the first dive and at the end of the second dive it began to decrease. On the first dive 3 very curious Galapagos sharks gave passes very close to the divers, 2 different tiger sharks, one of them la Gorda, a big female and a curios tiger shark, 4 mantas, and some hammerheads. On the second dive, some dolphins came to play with the divers, and again 2 tiger sharks. At least 3 different tiger sharks between the two dives, 4 mantas, and some hammerheads.

This morning around the boat 4 or 5 mantas feeding and some dolphins. Manuel the person with the ear problem was in the kayak all morning enjoying these mantas and dolphins. Two more dives after lunch.

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Daily dive and conditions reports from our captains onboard the Nautilus Liveaboard vessels.

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