Seal Pups of Three Tree are a YouTube Sensation

Another of our favorite dive sites in Puget Sound, and one of the best dive sites in the Seattle area, is Three Tree Point. The site is also an important seal pup haul out. Seal pups need to haul out on the beach, or off shore platform, to rest and warm up during the day.…

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Gray Whales Have Returned to the Northwest

March is the month gray whales make their annual migration up the Pacific coast from their calving grounds off the coast of Mexico to Alaska. Gray whales typically spend several weeks near the San Juan Islands, just north of Puget Sound, feeding on ghost shrimp and other crustaceans. One of the best scuba diving sites…

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Fall Scuba Diving in the Pacific Northwest

Fall scuba diving is finally here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Visibility is improving daily as well as the chances of experiencing bioluminescence during night time diving. We’ve also been seeing some dramatic fog in the early afternoon as light breezes carry it in from the coast. Harbor seals have also returned to Puget Sound…

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Giant Pacific Octopus Time!

Giant Pacific Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) sightings in Puget Sound are on the rise right now, as we transition to our beautiful fall season. Our autumn weather includes bright sunny days and cool, clear nights, with excellent visibility underwater and even nighttime bioluminescence. Below is a video of a Giant Pacific Octopus taken at the Seattle Aquarium.…

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Swimming Crab at Salt Creek

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Diving Three Tree Point

Spent a beautiful day yesterday at a dive site called Three Tree Point in Burien, WA, just south of Seattle. I was certifying my Divemaster candidates for their Search and Recovery diver. Visibility in the Puget Sound is starting to improve, now at about 20′ or so. Three Tree Point is a popular spot for…

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