13 Nov 2012

Malpelo November 5-16 2006

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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 distance sailing, both ways. Choppy seas

Highlights: Schooling Hammerheads nearly on every dive. 24 Eagle Rays surrounded by hundred Hammerheads and various hundreds Mackerel and Snappers.Baby Whale Shark. Various Galapagos Shark encounters, up to 8 at a time.
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