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California Local Scuba Diving Information
Events in California
April 2017
CPR Hands-only workshop
2540 Esplanade, Chico, CA
This FREE workshop is a introduction to CPR and is 45-60 minutes long. There are only 6 spots available each month (reservation required). Although it does not provide a certification card it will give you the basic skill set and confidence to assist...
Sat Apr 22
1:00 PM 1 day event
Attending: 0
June 2017
Live Aboard Truth Aquatics Trip
Santa Barbara, CA
I am putting together a charter trip for Jun 10 - June 14, 2017. Current plan is to dive the south islands and San Clemente. All the info is attached. Start planning now! Vital Statistics General: All-inclusive, live aboard dive boat. All food and no...
Sat Jun 10
5 day event
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
ScubaHut - Apr 3
Rating Added: 4 This is our open water training site....
Rich-D-Fish - Mar 21
I went scuba diving here on 3/19/2017. Average viz: 26-30ft/8-9m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C. Better than a comment. Here’s a video.
PortageeBob - Feb 23
Rating Added: 4 Good Shore Dive...
CAAdventureGurl - Dec 29, 16
Rating Added: 4 This can be a hit or miss. the entry is easy because you can use the boat launch, but the bay is often very surgy effecting visibility. If you are willing to swim far enough out, you can get some of the fabulous views of the Ocean and...
CAAdventureGurl - Dec 29, 16
Rating Added: 4 This is also known as the West entry to San Carlos beach or the breakwater. It’s an easy entry with a nice ramp down to the beach, but watch for random metal poking out of the sand. Once in, you can go to the right and swim through th...
CAAdventureGurl - Dec 29, 16
Rating Added: 5 This is an excellent divesite where you can park on the street or in a pay lot across the street. There’s lots of room on the beach and the reef is very close, so you don’t have to swim far or deep. There’s a tremendous amount of life...
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 →...