Captain’s Noon Reports – Explorer – 2024-07-05

Good cloudy and stormy morning. Tropical disturbance “Aleta” is making hard to dive conditions here is Cabo Pearce at Socorro Island. The day started cloudy and windy. Sky has been cloudy all morning and wind started to blow early about 10 – 15 kt. With gusts of 20 kt.

But it is workable, we could do 2 dives in the morning. Both dives were good.

On The first one, the divers saw 5 mantas dancing in the dive cite, they were friendly and combined with this, a small pod of dolphin joined to the party. Some divers also saw three hammerhead sharks and a Galapagos shark chasing the mantas. There were tons of reef fish in the area too.

On the second dive, guests could see three mantas, the stayed all the dive with the guests, also there were some white tips sharks, a Galapagos shark, and many fish.

Water conditions got a little messy for the breaker on shore and current increased a lot, it was going hard to North. Water temp was 23°C, viz. is about 8 – 10 m. Sea is choppy. But any way, the guests came to the boat happy with those dives.

By Noon Reports

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

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