Captain’s Noon Reports – Under Sea – 2023-11-29

NUS Anchored at 19°17.4N-110°48.4W in 55ft depth, the Canyon, San Benedicto Island. This morning the sky is partly cloudy with an air temperature of 77°F and a strong north wind of 15 knots and gusts of 20 knots, wind swell that surrounds the anchorage of 3ft and long period swell from the Northwest of 6ft.

This morning two dives were made in the Canyon with visibility of 40/50ft and water temperature 81°F light current towards the South on the first dive and without current for the second dive.

The divers saw Hammerhead Sharks at the cleaning station, Galapagos, a manta that remained at the cleaning station, and a Dolphin that wanted to be the protagonist of the morning and got in the middle of the sharks and the manta ray, stealing the attention of all the divers.

On the second dive, they had an encounter with a school of 30 plus Hammerhead Sharks. Guests were happy and waiting for more action for the afternoon dives.

By Noon Reports

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

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