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#2231
Winter Diving
MDW - 1/20/2011 9:16 AM
Category: Survey
Replies: 55

What kind of diving do you do over the winter months?

Do you use the ice and snow as an excuse to head toward the equator? Islands, Mexico, Belize, etc.?

Are you hardcore and dive locally anyway? Under the ice? Cold ocean waters? Power plant cooling pond (heated)?

Do you head underground where the temperature never changes? FL caves? Bonne Terre Mine?

Do you stick to instructing or assisting with pool sessions? Just practice in a pool?

Do you take a break from diving until the spring thaw?
#1341
Pixel - 3/31/2015 1:51 PM
[Choose #2] there should be an "other" option. In Cape Town you can pretty dive year round. you just switch from one ocean to the other. ;)
#1172
Precious_Cargo_Diving - 4/13/2011 5:17 PM
[Choose #1] Or the Florida Springs or into the pool with my students...
#1602
LONGTAILBDA - 3/04/2011 8:00 PM
[Choose #2] anytype anywhere
#571
123654J - 3/02/2011 9:05 PM
[Choose #1] I also Dry Suit dive
#2225
DiveNClimb - 2/11/2011 5:23 AM
[Choose #5] only because of the finances
#506
steelheadfish - 2/08/2011 3:42 PM
[Choose #2] winter is awsome i back off during the summer
#4236
tazzer9797 - 2/07/2011 7:22 PM
[Choose #2] I dive 365 days a year. Living in a cold climate I had to learn to Ice Dive and I love it. Nothing wrong with a couple weeks in oh say Roatan in the cold months eitther
#5643
tshark - 2/03/2011 2:32 PM
[Choose #2] It never gets too cold to dive in florida!!!!
#2961
SaintsReturn - 2/01/2011 10:58 AM
[Choose #3] mostly stick to the springs and caverns, same temp all year with less dive traffic
#1753
Laura - 1/29/2011 4:39 PM
[Choose #1] The hardest thing about winter diving here in Hawai’i is finding a spot with flat surf
#2160
JimmyW - 1/29/2011 9:48 AM
[Choose #2] 3mm or Dry Suit. All year, temp does not matter.
#3237
daz88 - 1/27/2011 9:22 AM
[Choose #1] I live in NorCal, the water temp doesn’t change too much between summer & winter, so dive all year. But always a good time for a warm water vacation. ;)
#2901
AOW_dude - 1/22/2011 11:54 PM
[Choose #5] Bite me. There are bears in PA (hey, I saw ’em) and it’s just natural for them to hibernate for a little bit, nothing wrong with that.
#17353
LatitudeAdjustment - 1/21/2011 2:06 PM
[Choose #1] Migrate to FL or farther for my nitrogen fix
#28707
RAWalker - 1/21/2011 2:38 AM
[Choose #1] Local although cold at 50F isn’t ice. Lake PLeasant AZ is at it’s best this time of year.
#4853
Granitehawk - 1/20/2011 4:43 PM
[Choose #2] Also a lot pool time ( scuba experinces for schools) anything to get wet