North Cypress Point

When the southerly wind starts to blow, Monterey divers have few options. Most stay in the Monterey Bay, or head…
Bruce Watkins
January 1, 2009

Gibson Beach

The underwater portion of Point Lobos State Reserve is divided into two parts—one where permitted divers may go, and one…
Bruce Watkins
December 22, 2008

Outer Butterfly

The sites we dive are often dictated by conditions. Weather permitting, I prefer to dive the most exposed points possible,…
Bruce Watkins
December 22, 2008

Del Monte Beach

Most California divers seek out rocky reefs or thick kelp beds due to their profusion of life, and few would…
Bruce Watkins
December 14, 2008

Jade Cove

If there is a Mount Everest of California shore diving it's Jade Cove. Located along an isolated portion of the…
Peter Hemming
December 11, 2008

Bluefish Cove

There are few experiences that can compare with diving along a steep wall. The sheer exhilaration that one feels flying…
Bruce Watkins
December 10, 2008

Lingcod Reef

Lingcod Reef is an extended reef system that begins at Sunset Point and stretches southeast to Pescadero Point. This is…
Bruce Watkins
December 10, 2008