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California Local Scuba Diving Information
Dive Sites in California
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Rating Added: 5 I"ve been to Casino Point many times over the past 25 years....
Rating Added: 4 When I charted a boat we did a few dives at Sano....
leavenotrace - May 17
Rating Added: 5 This is an excellent gentle beach entry with a variety of options to explore. Great for training and skills development as well as equipment testing and our no fail weekly fallback dive site....
badkarma - Oct 6, 20
I went scuba diving here on 10/2/2020. terrible vis 5ft at best headed north...
bluebrad - Aug 19, 20
I went scuba diving here on 10/26/2019. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 61-65°F/16-18°C. Pumpkin Carving Dive...
RockRat2008 - Jul 13, 20
I went scuba diving here on 7/10/2020. Average viz: 61-70ft/19-21m. Water temp: 66-70°F/19-21°C. First dives off of Catalina Island. Went out with Sundiver and had a great experience. Saw a lot of fish, lobster, and a small leopard shark. The kelp fo...
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Point Lobos Reserve, CA
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Santa Monica Beach, CA
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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  44
Scuba & Underwater Photographers Meeup Group Newport Beach CA  40
Hardcore Dive Team Los Angeles CA  37
Ocean Adventures Dive Club Venice CA  24
West Coast Reefers Dive Club Folsom CA  23
Semper DIVEers! Carlsbad CA  17
Power Scuba San Diego CA  15
The Sea Creatures Riverside CA  11
Articles about California
It’s Dive o’clock in Baja California, Mexico! It’s Dive o’clock in Baja California, Mexico!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 8/09/2018 9:30 AM
Experience the wild side of Mexico and join us on this exclusive dive trip along the West coast of Mexico, the more budget-friendly alternative of the Galapagos. Get involved in whale shark conservation while snorkeling with them, dive with sea lions and maybe even see dolphins and rays while a marine biologist explains you all about marine life and conservation in this unique area.
Halibut Hunting: California Seminar Halibut Hunting: California Seminar
h2oman - 4/20/2018 8:46 PM
Spotlight Local California: RAW HALIBUT By H2OMAN ...First published in Spearfishing Magazine (for California Trips contact Trophies can be hunted and trophies can be married. Most divers who are underwater hunters have the problem that the trophies we are blessed enough to land on land and beneath the sea seem to get into shoving matches back home around the mantel. I got that suffocating feeling again (like you need to come up for air) when she looked up at me. She sat on ...
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...