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Dive Review of Shore dive in
The Continental USA/Florida- Blue Heron Bridge

Shore dive: "You never know what you'll find diving here!", Sep, 2016,

by Dawn , FL, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 37 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 9400 has 1 Helpful vote.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude N/A Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation N/A Shore Diving 5 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments This is a great shore dive we have been doing for years as there is always something different here! All the usual fish- angels; intermed, juv., and adult, cudas, butterflys, puffers, parrots, spotted and sharp tail eels,filefishes, triggers, and the unusual- bat fish, flying gurnards, pipefish, pike blennies, star gazers, frog fish, large colorful sea horses, nurse sharks, spotted eagle squadrons,sea robins, playful octopi, manatee on occassion, and the occassional turtle, and on and on. It is a shore entry on a public sand beach, and is only done at slack high tide. We monitor the site on FB so we know when the viz is good- it varies from 5 ft to over 60 ft. We get in about 45 minutes before high tide and work our way to the bridge, arriving there about high tide- before high tide the current is strong and the viz bad. You can get close to a 2 hr dive here when it's warm in the summer as the max. depth is 25 ft. The down side is that it has become so popular that you have to arrive early to park, and unfortunately, dive shops use it to train students and so it gets a lot of "wear".

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Palm Bch, Fla Keys, Bonaire, Barbados, Virgin Is., Caymans, Grand Turk, Roatan, Belize, Hawaii, St. Thomas, Dominica, St. Croix
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 83-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20- Ft/ 6- M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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