Ogden Point
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member grafinator
N 48° 24.890 W 123° 23.310
10U E 471252 N 5362481
Quick Description: Located at Ogden Point Breakwater. There is a dive shop and cafe located at the beginning of the breakwater. This location is used by a lot of instructors to teach open water classes. I have only dove this site once.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 4/1/2006 1:28:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM9PN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DavidMac
Views: 82

Long Description:
The Ogden Point Breakwater is an 800-metre long breakwater constructed of stacked granite blocks and concrete.
There are five dive flags painted near the top of the west side of the breakwater.
Entry is from the beach, breakwater or dive boat. Caution must be exercised when entering from the breakwater due to the barnacles and concrete blocks obscured by bull kelp.
The marine life in this area is abundant and varied. Expect to see some of the the following: Octopus, Harbour Seals, Dogfish, Rat Fish, Wolf Eels,lingcod, Perch, Flounder, Kelp Greenling, Brittle Stars, Crab, Puget Sound King Crab , Swimming Scallops, Ghost Shrimp, and Nudibranchs.

Check out some of the different species of birds that are found here when you are not underwater.
Water Type: Ocean

Salinity: Salt

Access: Shore

Maximum Depth: 100

Typical Visibility: Fair (26-40 ft)

Has Reef?: no

Underwater Life: Multiple species of fish can be found here.

Wreck or Submerged Object?: Not listed

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