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Joe Patti is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in Pensacola, FL. This dive site has an average rating of 3.57 out of 5 from 14 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 51-60ft/16-18m. The average visibility is 26-30ft/8-9m.

Barge - sank for artificial reef 7/31/2013

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DWNBLO - 8/27/2017 9:05 PM
I went scuba diving here on 7/30/2017. Average viz: 16-20ft/5-6m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
DWNBLO - 8/27/2017 9:02 PM
Rating Added: 3
Went 7/30/17 Viz was bad, 15-20 ft) but lots of life....good dive.
billsoccer - 6/06/2016 11:02 PM
went 6/3/16. Viz wasn’t very good (10’?), which was unusual. However it was warm and the critters were there as usual.
Diver237 - 10/08/2015 12:56 PM
I went scuba diving here on 10/7/2015. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
One shark I seen and lots of bait fish. Nice dive
billsoccer - 9/27/2015 6:13 PM
I went scuba diving here on 9/26/2015. Average viz: 26-30ft/8-9m. Water temp: 81-85°F/27-29°C.
dove at night this time - this was an EXCELLENT night dive - 3 octopus, lot’s of fish. Great formations starting to take hold. Turn off your lights and clap your hands for some biolumenesence that will make you nostalgic for the 60’s :^)
billsoccer - 8/13/2015 6:44 PM
Rating Added: 4
Good second dive. Went there last week with 2 buddies. Boat was the Wet Dream from Scuba Shack in Pensacola. Viz was only OK (30 feet?) There were lot’s of jellyfish at 10-20 feet, so wear protection even when it’s warm! This is a tale of 2 dives - you can go to the bottom and find different life than on top. I’d recommend spending most time on top, as there were octopi and several holes cut into the top which you could penetrate a few feet and still be in a cavern-like dive. Lot’s more life on the deck, but don’t miss the stem/stern, where larger fish will jostle for safety underneath
Narcosis1 - 4/29/2015 11:54 PM
Rating Added: 4
Never disappointed with the amount of marine life here.
Rss2018 - 12/14/2014 10:27 PM
Rating Added: 4
This was my first boat dive. I went with Niuhi Dive Charters. The dive was a lot of fun and viz was excellent. Temp was tolerable w/o wetsuit.
seaturtle504 - 10/18/2014 5:02 PM
Rating Added: 3
Video from a dive in October 2014 -
Czechcanadian - 7/03/2014 5:46 PM
Rating Added: 3
It’s a good second dive for the day. Lots of welded placks on the wreck. There’s also a humongous Goliath Grouper living in the barge.
cducote - 4/08/2014 12:39 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/6/2014. Average viz: 26-30ft/8-9m. Water temp: 61-65°F/16-18°C.
Neat but gets old quick
cducote - 4/08/2014 12:37 PM
Rating Added: 3
Neat to see all the signs from the local landscape and businesses. other than that it got rather boring real quick in comparison to other dives.
dducote - 4/07/2014 3:47 PM
Rating Added: 3
Neat dive. Barge has many metal sculptures on it that represent Pensacola and the local businesses. Lots of small marine life.
rcy7 - 4/07/2014 1:24 PM
Rating Added: 4
Interesting reef with many metal sculptures on deck.
rcy7 - 4/07/2014 1:22 PM
Nice barge reef with many metal sculptures on top.
fasjr - 8/03/2013 1:10 PM
Rating Added: 4
Cool new reef. Lots to see.
swoods72 - 8/02/2013 3:27 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/1/2013. Average viz: 21-25ft/6-8m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
Cool to see a newly placed artificial reef. 1 day old - it is a baby!
Agojo - 8/01/2013 5:08 PM
Rating Added: 4
Nice to see while the signs aren’t crusted over and are legible, give it a few months and there should be plenty of the bigger fish on it. Great as a 3rd dive for the day as closer to PNS Pass and shallow depth.
Agojo - 8/01/2013 5:05 PM
Watched it sink yesterday following 3rd dive of the day and it was 2nd dive today. Already has many small fish, bait ball and sand$$ on it. More signs to read than you can in one dive.