St. Andrews Jetties, Panama Beach

St. Andrews Jetties, Panama Beach
USA East


Site Review by
 Doug Terry
Date: 03/15/2004


Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Doug Terry Entry:    3.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    3.00
City:   Angleton Reef:    3.00
State:   TX Animal:    4.00
Country:   USA Plant:    3.00
Diving:   12 years Facilities:    4.00
 Dives:   857 Solitude   4.00
    Roads:    4.00


*Average:    3.41
This can be a great dive or not so great depending on currents and tides. With an slack high tide I've seen 40 feet of viz and good variety of fish and shell fish. Low tide or tide going out viz is poor and currents can be strong during tide changes. The shore entry is easy but getting across to the channel side can be tricky. The safest bet is to swim down where you can swim across rather than try to climb over the rocks but you can get beat up and speared by sea urchins if you are not really careful where and how you cross.    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    3.00
Beginner:    3.00
Intermediate:    4.00
Advanced:    4.00
Night diving:    4.00

Seasonal Information

Season:    Summer
Year:    2002
Visibility:    3.00
Current:    3.00
Surf:    4.00

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