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California Local Scuba Diving Information
Dive Sites in California
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watergypsy - Feb 23
Rating Added: 5 So beautiful! Colors are great, lots of sharks and sea lions and stars....
watergypsy - Feb 23
love watching the bat rays!...
watergypsy - Feb 23
Rating Added: 5 great place to see lots of aquatic life...
watergypsy - Feb 23
Rating Added: 5 Great for small sharks and lots of sealift. Different substrates—great for training...
Drew_H - Nov 15, 22
These photos are from the Palawan (Paran Maru) from Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. That’s not the wreck that’s off the coast of California. Key indicators are the communication cable that goes over the bow and the position of the masts over...
Kkbk - Jun 26, 22
Rating Added: 4 This is the site I base all my other dives on. I first hit the water here in 1987. I have just done a Night Dive here and boy how things have changed. Still brings a smile to my face to be here....
Photos in California
My last dive in California before I moved to Florida.
A dive back in California
Snowboarding in California
I made my return to the sea!
Santa catalina island
High sierras
yellow nudi
local nudibranch
starfish buddy
California dive
First cert dive in Monterey Ca.
Point Lobos Reserve, CA
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 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 the couch doing her nails. No matter how hard I scr...
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...