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Windy Point Park-Lake Travis - Austin TX


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Windy Point Park is one of the top diving "hot spots" in the Central Texas area. It has been recognized by various divers and instructors from all over the state. Locally, several Fire Rescue and Underwater Rescue Operations use Windy Point Park as a training ground to help save lives.

We offer a wealth of items to find, explore, and seek out in Lake Travis. Divers will find boat wrecks and unique metal sculptures of a scuba diver, a sea turtle, a shark and a manatee along with other interesting objects. There is a jet ski, some small boats, a larger sailboat, a Pinto, and more! ( See the detailed map. ) There are six platforms available for instructors to use for training.

Divers with advanced training and experience, can enjoy the deep underwater canyon wall, plunging to depths well over 100 feet. Dress warmly however - the temperatures at that depth can differ 30 degrees from the surface.

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WG - 9 days 9 hours ago.
Will be close to here on Thanksgiving 2018 so anyone interested, please contact me. I live near Houston and an a Master Diver, Thankyou, Walt. 409-771-8350
wuzaracer - 8 days 20 hours ago.
After the floods and dam releases, Richard Barstow and Windy Point is not fully operational yet. That was the report on Nov 12 from FB lake Travis Divers. He let a few divers in and they reported 0 Viz. Opinion was lake needs to settle.
CoastieDiver - 7/27/2018 10:51 AM
I dove here on 7/24/18. Lake was at 67% so it was pretty low. Surface temp was around 86, almost too warm for my 3mm. At 41’ I hit the thermocline; temp went down to 62. Vis was 12-15 and goes up a bit as you go deeper. A lot of fish, especially if you bring hot dogs to feed them. Quite a bit to see, several platforms and boats. It gets deep quick, but still a good place for non-divers to swim and snorkel.
vic139 - 7/17/2017 4:02 PM
I dove here the last 2 years in July it gets better ever time. Looking forward to 2 dives off the Giant stride then 1 or 2 more from the Park. I like that there is a compressor on site to get my tanks filled.. 2016 the viz was 20 to 30 feet.
farrarjr - 3/22/2017 12:14 PM
I went scuba diving here on 3/18/2017. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
Scientific Diver 60ft Day 3
Dive 1 - 0849-0903, PSI 2750-2000, 60ft, 14 min
Dive 2 - 0919-0935, PSI 2000-1700, 44ft, 16min
Dive 3 - 0946-0959, PSI 1300-800, 48ft, 14min
Dive 4 - 1025-1042, PSI 1500-900, 50ft, 17min
farrarjr - 3/22/2017 12:09 PM
I went scuba diving here on 3/17/2017. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
Scientific Diver 60ft
Dive 1 - 0911-0933, PSI 3000-2000, 47ft, 22min
Dive 2 - 1027-1101, PSI 2000-900, 43ft, 34min
Dive 3 - 1318-1345, PSI 3000-1750, 46ft, 27min
Dive 4 - 1408-1421, PSI 1700-1400, 39ft, 13min
farrarjr - 3/22/2017 11:55 AM
I went scuba diving here on 3/16/2017. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
wuzaracer - 3/12/2017 9:55 PM
I went scuba diving here on 3/12/2017.
62 degrees F at depth. I wore 2 wet suits. A shorty under a 5/4 mm full suit. 51 degrees F air temperature.
wuzaracer - 2/17/2017 6:05 PM
I went scuba diving here on 10/22/2016. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
Underwater pumpkin carving contest with Dive World Austin. Dive buddy was Mike C.
BoHundt - 10/13/2016 2:37 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/29/1989. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m.
BoHundt - 10/12/2016 2:52 PM
Rating Added: 3
Did My Advanced open water here Was nice place
BoHundt - 10/12/2016 2:51 PM
Rating Added: 3
Dove here back in 89 for advanced open water and some free diving was nice inshore diving.
mnguyen - 10/03/2016 5:24 PM
Rating Added: 5
I went scuba diving here on 9/10/2016. Average viz: 5 ft. Slight thermocline at 55ft with visibility over 30ft below 70ft.
wuzaracer - 9/07/2016 12:55 PM
I went scuba diving here on 9/5/2016. Average viz: Under 5ft/2m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
wuzaracer - 9/07/2016 12:49 PM
I went scuba diving here on 5/1/2016. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 66-70°F/19-21°C.
wuzaracer - 9/07/2016 12:48 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/30/2016. Average viz: 21-25ft/6-8m. Water temp: 66-70°F/19-21°C.
wuzaracer - 9/07/2016 9:58 AM
Rating Added: 3
This is my home reef/beach/dive site. The Caribbean of Texas.
angus21 - 8/30/2016 5:15 PM
Rating Added: 4
Was a fun dive had a good time
RMToure - 6/12/2016 10:10 PM
I went scuba diving here on 6/11/2016. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
RMToure - 6/12/2016 10:08 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/9/2016. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
undercover08 - 6/12/2016 8:43 PM
I went scuba diving here on 6/11/2016. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.

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