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Night Diving

By December 14, 2012

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What do you see on a night dive? Isn't it dark? Without underwater lights, night dives certainly would be very dark. However, divers on a night dive carry flashlights, which not only light up the reef, but make it appear more colorful and vibrant than during the day. In the daytime, sunlight filters down through the water, which absorbs most of the red light and leaves the underwater world appearing blueish green. On a night dive, diver's flashlights are the source of light, not the sun. Because divers carry bring their lights close to the reef, the light does not travel far before striking its target, and very little red light is absorbed by the water. Divers underwater at night see the true, brilliant colors of the underwater world. Read more

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Nitrox Diving
Wreck Diving
Deep Diving

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