Dive Number: 134 12/02/11  13.34 ,  Steeles Rocks, Portarlington

Wind:   10-15knot SE’s

Tide:  3hrs before 0.16 low tide at Geelong.

Conditions:  Very nice..a calm surface, no current and great vis

Visibilty: 8m

Water Temp: 20c

Bottom Time: 129 minutes

Max Depth: 4.1m

Air usage: 170bar/2500psi

SAC: ???? litres/min

Details:     I’d just bought an old golf buggy from the op shop, which i modified to fit my tank and all my dive gear in. The plan was to head over to Sorrento on the ferry, hit sorrento pier for slack water and then head back on the ferry.  A $20 dive charter. ; ) But after getting down to queenscliffe i soon realised my golf buggy setup wasn’t sturdy enough to carry the 20kg+ including my camera, and i felt breakage was going to be the outcome. So i decided to postpone and wnet to Portarlingtn again. It was a great move, and the vis was great at Steeles Rocks. I’ve been meaning to take a fisheye out here for sometime, since it has  prolific sponge growth and an absurd number of Hulafish hanging around.  Theres also large salmon schools in the area, but i only had one brief passby on this dive.  

Camera Details: Tokina 10-17mm , dual SS200 strobes.

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