Dive Conditions

Dive Conditions

Sunday 1st May

Status: Diving Flat Rock, Manta Bommie and Curtain artificial reef

Wind forecast: 5-10kn SSW

Swell forecast: 1.5m E

Surface Conditions Score: 3/5

Visibility: Flat Rock - 20m+
Manta Bommie - 6-8m

Monday 2nd May

Status: Planning to dive

Wind forecast: 20kn+ S

Swell forecast: 2m+ E

Surface Conditions Score: 2/5

Predicted Visibility: Flat Rock - 20m+

Tuesday 3rd May

Status: Planning to dive

Wind forecast: 10-15kn S

Swell forecast: 1.5m E

Surface Conditions Score: 3/5

Predicted Visibility: Flat Rock - 20m+

NEXT UPDATE: Friday 6th May

Dive Conditions / Surface Condition Rating

Score Conditions
5 Magic conditions - small swell/light winds
4 small swell/15kn+ winds
3 med swell/15kn+ winds
2 Med-large swell/15-20kn winds
1 Large swell/strong winds - Experienced divers only

Visibility Rating

Visibility Comparison
25m+ Epic visibility - Common at Flat Rock over winter
15 – 25m Average visibility in winter months
10 – 15m Average visibility in summer
5 – 10m Average inshore visibility in summer
Less than 5m Poor visibility

Average Water Tempreature

Temperature Month
25 – 26 C Jan-April
23 – 25 C December
21 - 23 C October-December
18 – 21 C May-October