13 Nov 2012

Malpelo extended June 15 – July 2 2009

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December 3 – 14 2005

Dive Conditions: Mostly 25 to 30 meters visibility, 27 degrees surface temperature,thermocline at 30 meters with 23 degrees, sometimes strong and sometimes weak currents.
Weather: Mostly moderate winds and overcast. Some sunshine and some rain
Crossings: Moderate conditions on the way to Malpelo and back. Quite some sailing both ways, occasional thunderstorms
Highlights: More Silkies than ever, about 10 times the quantity of the next best trip so far. Hundreds of them during every dive in the South !! 1 1/2 Baitballs, plenty of Hammerheads, lots of huge Yellowfin Thuna, up to 30 Galapagos Sharks at a time and a Whaleshark encounter.
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