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Old 22-11-2009, 18:22   #1
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Coral Spawn and Water Visibility - Great Barrier Reef

Does anyone have any reports or knowledge about the effect on water visibility due coral spawn on the Great Barrier Reef?

I am a new member hoping to be up the Whitsunday’s sailing next week and will be taking diving gear.

Last time I was there around this time of year the visibility at the Whitsunday’s was terrible and the odour due the scum on the inshore beaches was a bit ordinary. The only place worth diving was down around 1770’s and Lady Musgrave.

Thanks, Shane
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Yep, can be just as you say. There is no guarantee it will be where you are going at the same time. This pic was in July this year
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