North Eleuthera SCUBA Diving Conditions and Forecast: March 2014

Gina the manatee is spending time these days in Harbour Island. PHOTO CREDIT: George Gross.
Gina the manatee is spending time these days in Harbour Island. PHOTO CREDIT: George Gross.

georgie1Peak season is approaching as we enter March and water temperatures should be ranging between 73 to 77 degrees with a full 3mm wetsuit still recommended for diving and snorkeling activities. The air temperatures will settle in as low as 72 but daytime should be a nice toasty 85 degrees. Water clarity is over 120 feet most days. I would recommend booking as soon as possible for water activities to avoid being disappointed by larger groups coming over for spring break and eventually Easter. Diving is very exciting as we prepare for frequent trips to areas promising bigger animal action (sharks, dolphin, turtles, eagle rays, tarpon) to schools of fish on reefs such as Plateau (40 to 90 feet) with acres of coral ravines to explore or Blowhole (50 feet) with boulders larger than houses and swim-throughs that put you face to face with turtles, midnight parrotfish or a reef shark. Trips to North Eleuthera and Current Island are available to try the famous ”Current Cut ” high speed drift dive or try an exciting shipwreck or pristine reef surrounded by thousands of garden eels.

Leave your kids in good hands at our new PADI Swim School while we take you snorkeling or diving. The kids will have fun and play games with our professional swim instructors and learn water safety as well.

Try a paddleboard, kayak, take a cruise with us to the many sights/sounds of Harbour Island and Eleuthera. If you like we can take you to a blue hole (inland), historic cave, see bats or for small eco-tours of 6 people or less try and spot a sea horse in one our salt water lakes.

Great restaurants, hotels and pink sand beaches await you…..see you soon!!