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Blue Heron Bridge Photo Dive and OW Training

The waters beneath Blue Heron Bridge are listed as number one of the top 50 dives in the United States by Sport Diver magazine.  Just a few minutes drive north at exit 76 on Interstate 95, this spectacular site is available to us for the cost of an air fill and some traveling gas.  Even the parking is free.

The site is best seen at high tide, so most divers enter the water no sooner than one hour before that time.  Thursday's scheduled high tide is 2:45pm, so a 1:30pm meet time allows for pre-dive briefing and gearing up prior to water entry no later than 2:15pm This is an excellent dive for an Advanced Open Water photo training dive.  Those interested in Advanced certification can make prior arrangements with Tom.

This is an excellent dive for beginners because maximum depth is 18 feet but care must be taken for shifting currents.  If you have a dive camera, this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity because the variety of marine life is phenomenal.  One biologist counted over 300 species from sea horses to manatee during their survey.

Picnic tables, fresh water showers, a cleaning station, and clean restrooms are available on site.

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  • Tom C.

    It was dark and wet....and that was just in the parking lot. Once underwater, the dive was great and plenty of critters were eager to pose for my camera. Afterward, windy and blustery conditions caused us to pack it into the cars with haste.

    January 9, 2014

  • Alberto R.

    Based on your weather comments and having no lights, I've decided not to attend.

    January 9, 2014

  • Tom C.

    I am going to schedule another visit here next week for those who choose not to dive today.

    January 9, 2014

  • Tom C.

    Be prepared for blustery winds and steady rain. I am here now. You may want to bring a light, too, because it is dark in the water.

    January 9, 2014

  • Tom C.

    We were going to get wet anyway. I am making the trip for business so I will be there regardless. It is an easy site to dive even in bad weather. If lightening is present, of course we will defer to another day.

    January 9, 2014

  • Alberto R.

    Ok. If anyone else whos going interested let me know. We can go in my vehicle I live not too far off I95.

    January 8, 2014

  • Alberto R.

    Tom, will need a tank plus I owe you for last one. If interested in car pooling let me know.

    January 8, 2014

    • Tom C.

      I'll have that tank with me, Al, but I will be up there already for business earlier. Maybe carpool next time.

      January 8, 2014

  • Galen B.

    My schedule just opened up, might be able to make this. Supposed to get back up to the high 70s tomorrow....

    January 8, 2014

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