Memorial Day Weekend always seems to be the “kick off” to the summer season. I guess that’s a good thing since Summer doesn’t officially start until the end of June. We get one month of summer prior to the actual summer solstice! But Memorial Day Weekend also tends to be the start of dive season.
As we learned last week, we’ve already had dive classes in the lake this year, but for the general run our dive season starts Memorial Day Weekend.
This year the top thermocline happened around 15 feet. On Sunday, Drake stuck his arm below the thermocline long enough for his dive computer to read. Then he stuck it above. There was a 9˚ difference. Wow! And you could definitely feel it when you dropped below the thermocline. The next thermocline happened around 28 feet or so. I want to say though, our divers were troopers! Especially our students! Continue reading