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Logbook Scuba Dive # 98 - Spot G - Londale Wall

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Logbook Scuba Dive # 98 - Spot G - Londale Wall
Date: Entry Time: Dive Time: Max. Depth:
Sat, 21-Apr-2007 11:15:00 41 minutes 28 metres
Dive Location: City / Island:
Spot G - Londale Wall Port Phillip Bay, VIC
Country: Dive Master:
Australia -
Dive Charter: Dive Trip:
Dive Victoria -
Buddy/Buddies:
Heather Bertrand, Matt Kelly
Dive Details:
Entry: Boat Name:  
Boat Oceanic Explorer  
Start PG: Entry Time: Exit Time: End PG:
A 11:15:00 11:56:00 -
Altitude: Rep. Dive: Surface Interval:  
0 m No -  
Max. Depth:     Avg. Depth:
28 metres     18.69  m
  Dive Time: Deco. Dive:
  41 minutes No
Conditions:
Weather: Air Temp.: Water Temp.:  
Cloudy 23 °C 18 °C  
Water: Waves: Current:  
Salt No Waves Light Current  
Visibility: Horizontal Vis.: Vertical Vis.:
Average Average - -  
Equipment:
Weight: Dive Suit: Dive Computer:
16 kg Wetsuit 7 mm Suunto Vytec DS
Equipment used on this dive:
Apeks ATX100 Regulator | Apeks ATX40 Octopus | Apollo Bio-Fin Pro | Apollo Ecodiver Dive Boots | Buddy Surface Marker Buoy | DUI Weight & Trim 2 Harness | Faber 15L Steel Cylinder | Neptune Scorpion Gold 7mm SemiDry Wetsuit | Northern Diver Mini Metal Wreck Reel | Northern Diver Superstretch 2mm Neoprene Gloves | Ocean Suits 3mm Hood | Oceanic Spinner Pointed Dive Knife | OMS Compact Quick Dump Weight Pockets | OMS Dual Bladder, Banded Wing - Rec | OMS IQ Pack BC Harness | Princeton Tec Impact XL Dive Light | Sonar Explorer Blue Silicone Mask | Suunto CB-Two-In-Line Combo Console - 1 | Suunto SK-7 Compass Wrist - 1 | Suunto Vytec DS Dive Computer | Waterborne Safety Strap - Vytec
Cylinder Set #1
Cylinder Type: Cylinder Size: Working Pressure: Supply Type:
Steel Single Cylinder 15 litres 232 bar Open Circuit (OC) Open Circuit (OC)
O2: He: Min. PPO2: Max. PPO2:
21% - - 1.4 bar
Air Air MOD: EAD: END:
56.6 m 56.6 m -
Start Pressure: End Pressure: Diff. Pressure:  
242 bar 90 bar 152 bar  
Avg. Depth: SAC Rate:    
- -    

Avg. Depth: SAC Rate:    
18.69  m 19.39 litres/min    
Gas Mixture:
Air
Boat: "Oceanic Explorer", Dive Victoria, Portsea.

Met up with Heather and Matt at Portsea. Original plan was to dive "The Plateau", but because of conditions and shipping the dive site became "Spot G" instead.

The boat was pretty full, and we had to wait a while for those coming off of other boats to get air fills. But eventually we were on our way to the dive site. Bob was concerned that the tide conditions might mean we'd get a limited slack water period and that there would be very strong currents either side of slack water.

Bob let us go in just a bit before slack water. The visibility wasn't great - about 5 metres - and it was surprising dark because of the overcast conditions above. It would have been better if I taken my main torch along instead of just my backup torch.

This was certainly a very spectactular dive site. Marine life everywhere with hardly any exposed rock to be seen. Overhangs and swim throughs and caves in the wall. It was a real experience exploring this delightful dive site.

Heather had done an earlier deep dive, so she called the dive as she approached her no decompression limit and we headed to the top of the wall to do our deep stop at 15 metres. Matt and Heather then deployed their SMBs and we started our ascent.

Once back at Portsea we had lunch together before heading back to The Scuba Doctor for air fills.
 
 

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