Scuba Divers Drown off Morno

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Post by DR.SPESH » Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:46 pm

Sad news

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Post by chris srsc » Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:57 pm

Condolences to the families..r.i.p.
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Re: Scuba Divers Drown off Morno

Post by poodoo » Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:05 pm

Was a scuba diver instructor and her student with limited experience

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Post by Boonanza » Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:22 pm

Very Sad
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Re: Scuba Divers Drown off Morno

Post by adamk » Sat Jun 11, 2016 1:12 pm

thats sad news, but shouldn't have contempt for mother nature, if rough don't go.

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Post by 4liters » Sat Jun 11, 2016 1:38 pm

An article I read said there were 3m waves when they needed to be rescued.
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Re: Scuba Divers Drown off Morno

Post by Brett » Sat Jun 11, 2016 1:52 pm

4liters wrote:An article I read said there were 3m waves when they needed to be rescued.
That would have been on the outside of the pier, there is quit often a large swell or wave action on the outside, even on calm days.

Another thing also, anyone that has or does dive, knows that the conditions on the surface are far different to the conditions below.

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Post by skronkman » Sat Jun 11, 2016 3:06 pm

One of the articles read said 5 meter swells. I was there 30 mins before this happened. There was a decent, confused swell on the bay side of the pier. Some waves were crashing against the rock wall and the spray was coming right over the pier. Being a boater, sailor and previously a surfer and scuba diver I would have called the "swell" 3 to 4 foot but it was hard to tell because of the waves being reflected from the pier and creating standing waves around the pier. As I said in a previous post, it was very calm on the harbour side. There was a kayaker tied up to a bouy fishing. The divers had previously been in and came out. They were reentering the water when I left. I think the conditions hampered the rescue but I doubt it was the cause of the student getting into trouble in the first place. Let's not be too quick to judge anyone. The woman was an experienced diver in the area, she worked for a local dive company. I dont think her judgement of the conditions is in doubt.



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