Wind: 10knot W’s
Tide: 1h before 0.27 low tide at Geelong
Conditions: Pretty damn horrible..a lot of sediment in the water, dark and dingie.
Water Temp: 16c
Bottom Time: 66 minutes
Max Depth: 8.6m
Air usage: 90bar/1200psi
SAC: ???? litres/min
Details: For some reason i was hanging out to dive Cunningham Pier. Conditions weren’t ideal with some drizzle the days before and a huge storm water that drain geelong city right next to the pier. So i wasn’t expecting much and thats what i got. Its about 3 metres under the pier itself and then drops down into abou 10m dredged channels either side of the pier. Theres something creepy about diving in dregded channels. I started heading down into the channel, but chickened out going all the way to the bottom coz it was just downright freaky. I decided to check out the area in between the pier and the carosel and found a couple of old wooden pylons out off the end of moorabool st proper. I found them in about 3m, but couldn’t find them as they extended out into the deeper 6-7m water. If i’m feeling sadistic in summer i’ll dive cunningham pier again, and it might be worth a fossick to find some trinkets some drunken NYE’s lost after vommiting ove r the side, but i definently wont be rushing back.
Camera Details: Canon 17-40mm , dual SS200 strobes