Malpelo December 10-22 2006

December 10-22 2006 Dive Conditions: Clear water, surface temperature mostly 27 degrees, hardly any thermocline, moderate currents Weather: Mostly calm or moderate winds, often sunny Crossings: Very strong winds against us for 12 hours on the way to Malpelo.Light winds against us on the way back. Highlights: Schooling Hammerheads every day. U.w. Dolphin encounters, huge.. read more →

Malpelo November 5-16 2006

November 5-16 2006 Dive Conditions: Very clear water, surface temperature mostly 26 degrees, hardly any thermocline, moderate currents Weather: Lots of rain and many clouds. Not much sun. Moderate winds Crossings: First moderate, later strong winds against us on the way to Malpelo. Moderate winds with us on the way back. Covered about half the.. read more →

Malpelo September 16-27 2006

September 16-27 2006 Dive Conditions: Variable currents. Clear and warm (27 degrees) waters in Malpelo, hardly any thermocline Weather: Mostly sunny Panama waters, 2 cloudy days, 2 sunny days and 1 rainy day in Malpelo. Mostly moderate winds Crossings: Moderate winds against us on the way to Malpelo, flat calm on the way back Highlights:.. read more →

Malpelo and Panama August 11 – 22 2006

August 11 – 22 2006 Dive Conditions: Variable currents. Clear and warm (27 degrees) waters in Malpelo, hardly any thermocline Weather: Mostly sunny in Panama waters, mostly cloudy in Malpelo. Always moderate winds Crossings: Moderate winds against us on the way to Malpelo, moderate winds with us and some sailing on the way back Highlights:.. read more →

Malpelo July 9 -25 2006

July 9 -25 2006 Dive Conditions: Clear and warm water. Moderate currents Weather: Lots of rain and many clouds. Not much sun. Moderate winds Crossings: Strong headwinds and very rough seas on the way to Malpelo. Flat calm on the way back Highlights: Schooling hammerheads nearly on every dive. Snorkeling with Humpback Whales. Underwater encounters.. read more →

Malpelo and Panama May 21 – June 5 2006

May 21 – June 5 2006 Dive Conditions: Warm (27 degrees) and clear water. Sometimes a thermocline with 23 degrees at 30 meters. Moderate currents Weather: Lots of rain and many clouds. Not much sun. Moderate winds Crossings: Moderate winds against us on the way to Malpelo, flat calm on the way back Highlights: Daily.. read more →

Malpelo and Panama April 15 – May 2 2006

April 15 – May 2 2006 Dive Conditions: Extreme thermoclines in Panama and Malpelo alike: 0-10 meters depth: 27-28 degrees, 20-30 meters visibility, 10-30 meters depth: 18 – 21 degrees, 10-15 meters visibility,below 30 meters: less than 18 degrees and more than 40 meters visibility.Sometimes strong currents Weather: Panama: mostly calm and sunny – Malpelo:.. read more →

Malpelo March 31 – April 11 2006

March 31 – April 11 2006 Dive Conditions: Surface temperature 23 degrees, first good visibility, later reduced. Below 25 meters always cold and clear water. Not much current. Clear and warm water off Panama Weather: Mostly sunny and not much wind Crossings: Calm journey to Malpelo, there off 12 hours under sail, even calmer on.. read more →

Malpelo March 5 – 16 2006

March 5 – 16 2006 Dive Conditions: Unusually cold water and below average visibility above 80 feet, below that even colder and very good visibility Weather: Always sunshine, no rain on the entire trip, hardly any wind Crossings: Some nice sailing on the way to Malpelo, calm crossing on the way back Highlights: Great numbers.. read more →