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California Local Scuba Diving Information
Events in California
September 2017
Lobster Opener
Santa Barbara, CA
Liveaboard, 4 Days on Truth Aquatics boat out of Santa Barbara California for the Lobster Opener. October 30, 2017...
Sat Sep 30
4 day event
Photos in California
Shaw’s Cove, Laguna Beach CA
Hydrocoral at Farnsworth Banks
Eriks Pinnacle Monterrey CA
My certification in Lake Tahoe California
Golden State Diver
Paradise Dive Center
Butterfly House dive site - Carmel
McAbee Beach, Monterey, CA 4-13-2016
With my OW cert dive buddy. Dolphin Scuba Inc. Monterey CA
California Blue Dorid
Monastery beach, Carmel CA
Valiant in Catalina, CA
Dive Sites in California
Photo Comment
wgr21 - 4 days ago
I went scuba diving here on 6/13/2017. Average viz: 21-25ft/6-8m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C....
wgr21 - Jun 14
I went scuba diving here on 6/13/2017. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C....
wgr21 - Jun 14
I went scuba diving here on 6/13/2017. Average viz: 16-20ft/5-6m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C....
wuzaracer - May 31
Has anyone done a dive here in December or January? I am wondering if a 5.4mm with hood is sufficient. I live in Texas, but may be in the area around Christmas and I am always looking for a chance to dive....
Rich-D-Fish - May 24
I went scuba diving here on 5/21/2017. Average viz: 16-20ft/5-6m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
ejs6591 - May 19
Rating Added: 3 If diving at Shaws on a weekend you must get there early because parking fills up quick. It is a site known for taking classes because of its ease and active marine life. If you want to see Shaws at night check out the following video...
Dive Clubs in California
Photo Club Name Location Club Members
West Coast Dive Club Los Angeles/Orange County CA  54
South Coast Divers Laguna Beach California  43
Hardcore Dive Team Los Angeles CA  38
Scuba & Underwater Photographers Meeup Group Newport Beach CA  36
Ocean Adventures Dive Club Venice CA  24
West Coast Reefers Dive Club Mount Shasta CA  19
Semper DIVE! Carlsbad CA  17
Power Scuba San Diego CA  15
Southern California Dive Club of the Inland Empire Ontario CA  15
Articles about California
Kelp forests and lobster diving in Malibu, California! Kelp forests and lobster diving in Malibu, California!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 10/10/2016 3:12 PM
Sunny Malibu Beach, along the South Pacific highway and close to Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Hollywood, offers some very interesting diving!
RIP – Southern California Diving Icon Dennis Gunn
PSD - 2/27/2016 12:59 AM
I found out today, from Professional Debriefer Paul, that one of our regular diving icons, Dennis Gunn – known on this website as “Dennis G” or “Dr. D” died yesterday. Dennis was one of the original divers that I met when I started diving more than a decade ago; he made the dives and debriefs […]...
California Diver Magazine publishes Hardcore Dive Team!
hcdiveteambrian - 6/18/2014 11:39 PM
With our survey dives going on in Santa Monica Bay for it has put us on a new, very promising site in Redondo Beach area, near the Palawan wreck. A big Thanks goes to California’s #1 dive publication for running the story! The ducks are getting lined up, acquired vessels, designated sink site has revealed all around A’s in analysis studies, to effect the beginnings of multiple ongoing artificial reef development. It’d be a good time to contact Calif...
California Diver Magazine Runs Hardcore Friday the 13th of June with a full moon
hcdiveteambrian - 6/14/2014 4:49 AM For the second time California Diver Magazine finds interest in the work of Hardcore’s latest projects in Redondo Beach aka South Bay. And for great reasons this time around. to hear of our reef site work and to feed some numbers, some divers to California Ships to Reefs to help with the drive that it takes to bring new artificial reefs in California’s Pacific Shoreline. The amount of red tape to deal with i...
California Ships to Reefs prepares Redondo Beach CA for New Reefs with Hardcore Dive Team California Ships to Reefs prepares Redondo Beach CA for New Reefs with Hardcore Dive Team
hcdiveteambrian - 5/18/2014 9:00 PM
California Ships to Reefs (CSTR) is in progress as always, to enhance recreational diving depths with the creation of new reefs. With new Hardcore Dive Team request coming in the last half of 2013 to start work in Redondo Beach area, we went right to work, doing what we do! Scuba Diving Los Angeles just got more intense. passin through Anyone interested in supporting CSTR while having an up to date site specific info connection is always recommended. Log in by creating an account there. Inquire ...
Rare Footage: California Diver Interacts with Octopus
jonathamarc82 - 3/16/2014 3:47 AM
Last month David Malvestuto, 34, and Warren Murray, 56, went diving off Bluefish Cove in Carmel, Calif., They had a rare encounter with an octopus who tried to steal their camera equipment! This kind of encounter is rare because octopus generally … Continue reading →...