Brockville, Ontario Diving Conditions – 12th Aug – 14th Aug 2016

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The Scuba News Canada will be featuring a weekly update from Matthew Lerpiniere on the diving conditions at Brockville, Ontario. Here is what is in store for August 12– August 14.

As has been the past several weeks, the Thousand Islands region is still dealing with heat advisories. High temperatures and humidity are making it feel like it is into the 40’s these days and this is supposed to continue on the weekend. There are thunderstorms predicted throughout the weekend. Although this is not great for diving, the locals really need the rain and hopefully a break in the heat.

If you are out there diving, despite the rain it should still be good diving. The water is warm and light wetsuits are enough to keep you comfortable while diving. Make sure you are well hydrated, bring water, or drink the water that is provided on the boats. In these temperatures de-hydration and heat stress are a concern. Keep safe while enjoying staying cool in the water.

Dive Safe.

 

Featured Video is Diving the 1920s Truck off Brockville Ontario – This dive site is really only accessible by scooter as it is well away from the Gaskin which appears at beginning of this video. The truck appears to be in good condition, considering the age.

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Matthew lives in Kingston Ontario at the gateway of the Thousand Islands. He is fortunate to have the St Lawrence River and Lake Ontario in his backyard. He can be found most of the time in these waters. Matthew began diving in  2011, and completed his open water training in Loreto MX Diving in the Sea of Cortez. Matthew has since completed his Dive Master, Cavern Course, Intro to Cave Diving and has logged over 300 dives. Matthew has also completed Advanced Nitrox, Deco Procedures, and Helitrox Training

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