13 Nov 2012

Malpelo May 30- June 12 2009

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May 30- June 12 2009

Dive Conditions: Mostly 25 meters visibility, 27 degrees surface temperature,thermocline at 30 meters with 23 degrees, sometimes strong and sometimes weak currents
Weather: Often sunny in Panama waters and some rain. Lot’s of rain in Malpelo and some sunshine. Weak winds in Panama waters. 2 days of fresh winds in Malpelo, beside that calm, thunderstorms towards the end
Crossings: Moderate conditions on the way to Malpelo, sometimes a bit bumpy, often calm on the way back, some sailing, some thunderstorms
Highlights: Daily many close Hammerhead encounters, mostly al La Nevera, many Galapagos Sharks, huge groups of Silky Sharks. 2 baitballs !, snorckeling with a Whaleshark.
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