Waves, Tides And Currents

SSI Specialty Course: Waves, Tides & Currents

"Have you ever dreamed of gliding with the current and watching sharks or dolphins at the same time?"

Adequate training in current diving is the key to this kind of experience and therefore WAVES, TIDES & CURRENTS is a must for any ambitious diver.


Anybody who wants to dive on vacation at the top spots should understand and know how to handle water movements. This can be the waves when entering from shore, or the rip current in a channel next to an island, or just the current on a dive.

There are many things to learn about currents such as: If the current is blowing against the diver, how much current can a diver deal with? How does the diver move effectively in the current? How can somebody determine the strength of a current and plan the dive accordingly? WAVES, TIDES & CURRENTS can help you answer all of these questions. It is taught in conjunction with a minimum of 2 open water dives.

Course Content:

Equipment for Waves, Tides and Currents
Basics of Waves, Tides and Currents
Procedures for Shore Dives
Procedures for Boat Dives

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Combine other specialties while taking the RIVER DIVING course! PERFECT BOYANCY IS A great add on. The possibilities are limitless!

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