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California Scuba Diving
California Scuba Diving BBS The open discussion forum for all aspects of California scuba diving culture, practice, conditions, people, places, boats, trips, and experiences.
California Dive Boats The Official California Dive Boat PageTM is a table that compares features of all dive boats in California with links and phone numbers.
Elaine Jobin's
Underwater Photography
& Dive Reports
An outstanding collection of Underwater Photography and dive reports by one of California's most gifted photographers.
Seahunt's
Diving - For the Fun Of It
A great collection of diving stories and philosophy with the emphasis on California diving.  A full text search of the collection is available.
Walter Marti's Videos Walter's award winning underwater videos from California and around the world.
California
Indonesia
Mike Brennan is a local biologist and underwater photographer. These galleries are some of his images from California and 1999 trip to Indonesia.
Chris Grossman's Underwater Photography

Clipperton Island
Chris Grossman has been diving since 1983 and has over 2200 dives in California. He took up underwater photography in 2003, but his collection of dive trip photos include many surface photos back to 1999 when he got his first digital camera.
Los Angeles County
Scuba Diving Resources
John Morris' well organized links to all Los Angeles County scuba diving related web sites and articles of general interest to California scuba divers.
Southern California
Diving Resources
John Morris' well organized links to all Southern California scuba diving related web sites outside of Los Angeles County.
Central Coast
Scuba Diving Resources
John Morris' well organized links to all Central California scuba diving related web sites.
Northern California
Scuba Diving Resources
John Morris' well organized links to all Northern California scuba diving related web sites.
Northern California
Scuba and Free Diving
Original articles about Northern California diving related issues, plus extensive links from Rocky Daniels.
Techni-CAL Detailed descriptions of deep California dive sites including Osborne Bank, the Matterhorn, Cordell Bank, and deep part of Catalina Island's Isthmus Reef.  Includes a very good discussion of decompression theory.
California Scuba Diving User added California scuba diving links from the Netscape Open Directory Project.
Southern California
Scuba Diving Map
This 1024x768 map extends from just North of Point Arguello to the Mexican border and shows all of eight the Southern California Channel Islands; San Clemente, Santa Catalina, Santa Barbara, San Nicolas, Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and San Miguel.   The map includes Tanner, Cortes, Osborne, and Farnsworth Banks, Wilson, Richardson, and Begg Rocks, and the ports of San Diego, Long Beach, San Pedro, Ventura, and Santa Barbara.   Map courtesy of the Great Escape
Chamber Day 2000
(& Evening) Pictures
A large gallery of photos from the Chamber Day 2000 Benefit Dive, Catalina Chamber Tour, and Chamber Day dinner.
California Diving News Online version of the free monthly news paper.  Only includes dive boats that pay to advertise in the 'complete' schedule listings.  All reviews of dive boats and gear are always glowing, and thus should be taken with a grain of salt.  Often contains good dive site reviews, which is it's best feature.
ba_diving Home of the (Bay Area) ba_diving Northern California scuba diving discussion list-server.  This is a vary active membership discussion group.  The web page contians many related links
Los Angeles County
Dept. of Parks and Recreation
Underwater Program
This is the original SCUBA certification agency upon which all others are modeled.  Their programs are far more extensive than those offered by the others.  If you want to learn to dive, not just be certified, you should consider a LA County SCUBA program.


Scuba Diving Equipment
The Official Dive Gear PageTM A extensive table of scuba diving equipment products with links to the manufacturers home page.  This page is frequently updated and is the most complete list of dive gear links I know of.
Equipment Reviews Dive Equipment reviews, selection guide, comparisons, and hints from DIVER, a British magazine.  My personal favorite equipment review site.
The Regulator Pages
Describes how scuba regulators work with great animations.  Also includes a brief guide to the regulators of major manufacturers.  From the Manchester University Sub-Aqua Club.
Virtual Dive Kit
Describes different items of dive gear.  From the Manchester University Sub-Aqua Club.
The Rebreather Page Describes how rebreathers work, and has links to manufacturers.
Equipment Reviews Dive Equipment reviews from Rodale's Scuba Diving.


Weather & Ocean Conditions
California Marine Weather
& Ocean Conditions
The best set of links on the web for checking California diving conditions.
Monterey Sea Conditions
at a Glance
Chuck Tribolet's great summary of weather resources for Monterey Bay area scuba diving.
Pacific Marine Weather Data A collection of NWS and Coast Guard links from Ohio State.
California Swell Model Swell height prediction maps from Point Arena in the North to just South of the Mexican border, from UCSD Scrips Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP).
NOAA and CDIP Buoys Combined buoy readings from, from UCSD Scripps CDIP & NOAA.
National Weather Service
(Los Angeles / Oxnard)
An extensive set of links and forcasts for Southern California.
California Regional Weather Server An incredibly good collection of maps and animations from San Francisco State University.


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