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Possible southern reef closure

Discussion in 'Cozumel' started by gopbroek, Sep 21, 2019.

  1. deepsea21

    deepsea21 Manta Ray

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    Water temps in the winter in Coz? Who cares if you wear a full 5MM suit and sport a beanie (which I do). Water temp in Dec when we go is prob around 80. In Jan/Feb I assume it may drop to the upper 70's like 77-80 maybe. Anything you may read that says it is colder than that water temp is total BS.
     
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  2. Streydog

    Streydog Manta Ray

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    I hit 74 once in February but that was due to a fresh water underground spring, 77-78 was the normal temp that trip.
     
  3. ggunn

    ggunn ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    It was a misunderstanding. What Don posted were records of air temperatures, plus he was pointing out that a couple of days it showed freezing air temps, which are clearly in error.
     
  4. JohnWoods

    JohnWoods Angel Fish

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    Just returned from Cozumel. Overall a great dive trip and definitely worth going and glad we did not change our destination. Yes , there's were some dives where the reef looked like the first new snowfall of the winter with white as far as the eye can see , but also sites that looked like Cozumel diving a couple years ago. Santa Rosa wall still awesome. Lots of Eagle Rays visiting. Hopefully it turns around soon.
     
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  5. Doctor Rig

    Doctor Rig Nassau Grouper

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    What’s the reef closure status and plan? I just looked for an update on closure and related news and found nothing. Can anyone, like maybe @Christi, give us an update or share a good news source for the same?
     
  6. ChuckP

    ChuckP Manta Ray

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    Understanding is reopen December 15th, have heard chatter about random or rotating closings but just chatter
     
  7. scubadada

    scubadada Diver Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

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    And what will we learn from the short closure?
     
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  8. horn34

    horn34 Barracuda

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    that meaningless feel good gestures are fun
     
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  9. flyboy08

    flyboy08 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Our first of many dives will start on the 15th:)
     
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  10. morecowbells

    morecowbells Manta Ray

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    Apprehensive about planning a dive vacation in Cozumel. Wondering what will dictate and the direct their next step, Will they open the southern reefs or close other neighboring reefs? I still wonder about those environmentally friendly sounding 'Marine Park Fees' which obviously went towards zilch.
     

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