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We include diving locations from South of Pt. Lobos State Park (Carmel by the Sea) to Laguna Beach. This long stretch of beautiful beaches can be categorized as open-water diving, with some protected coves and inlets. Capitalizing on optimal weather as well as observing tides and current conditions are crucial to an enjoyable dive experience. Check out your local resources for good advice and guidance!


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Favorite books from our ShoreDiving library:
*  Coastal Fish Identification: California to Alaska
*  Lonely Planet Diving & Snorkeling Monterey Peninsula & Northern California

 

California Mid Shore Diving Site Map
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Shore Diving Site Map for California Mid, USA West



California Mid Shore Diving Sites

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Jade Cove Overview 

1

Jade Cove

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Reviews: 16   Average: 3.16

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Hearst Beach Overview 

2

Hearst Beach

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Reviews: 4   Average: 2.68

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Morro Rock North Overview 

3

Morro Rock North

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Reviews:    Average: 0.00

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Morro Rock South Overview 

4

Morro Rock South

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Reviews: 7   Average: 3.04

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Montana de Oro Beach Overview 

5

Montana de Oro Beach

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Reviews: 7   Average: 3.61

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The Cliff Overview 

6

The Cliff

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Reviews: 3   Average: 2.88

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Pismo Pier Overview 

7

Pismo Pier

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Reviews: 2   Average: 1.83

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Gaviota State Beach Overview 

8

Gaviota State Beach

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Reviews: 2   Average: 3.24

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Refugio State Beach Overview 

9

Refugio State Beach

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Reviews: 17   Average: 3.68

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Arroyo Burrow Park Overview 

10

Arroyo Burrow Park

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Reviews: 2   Average: 3.67

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Mesa Lane Overview 

11

Mesa Lane

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Reviews: 2   Average: 3.38

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La Jennelle Park Overview 

12

La Jennelle Park

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Reviews: 8   Average: 3.62

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Deer Creek Road Overview 

13

Deer Creek Road

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Reviews: 20   Average: 3.42

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Malaga Cove Overview 

14

Malaga Cove

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Reviews: 17   Average: 3.44

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Christmas Tree Cove Overview 

15

Christmas Tree Cove

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Reviews: 14   Average: 3.01

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White Point Overview 

16

White Point

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Reviews: 20   Average: 3.11

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Newport Pier Overview 

17

Newport Pier

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Reviews: 1   Average: 2.66

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Corona del Mar Overview 

18

Corona del Mar

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Reviews: 9   Average: 3.33

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Robert Badham Overview 

19

Robert Badham

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Reviews: 6   Average: 3.97

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Crystal Cove State Park Overview 

20

Crystal Cove State Park

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Reviews: 7   Average: 3.90

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Morrow Canyon Overview 

21

Morrow Canyon

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Reviews:    Average: 0.00

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California Mid Unexplored Shore Diving Sites

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22

LA - Break Wall


Reviews:    Average: 0.00

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23

LA - Cabrillo Beach


Reviews: 3   Average: 3.64

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24

LA - Casino Point


Reviews: 17   Average: 4.02

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25

LA - Gauntlet


Reviews:    Average: 0.00

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26

LA - Honeymoon Cove
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Reviews: 3   Average: 3.84

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27

LA - King Harbor


Reviews:    Average: 0.00

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28

LA - Lunada Bay


Reviews: 1   Average: 1.45

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29

LA - Marineland
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Reviews: 11   Average: 3.40

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30

LA - Old Pier Pilings
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Reviews: 1   Average: 3.15

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31

LA - Pt. Vicente Fishing Access


Reviews: 2   Average: 3.95

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32

LA - Wreck of the Avalon
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Reviews: 1   Average: 2.94

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33

LA - Wreck of the Valiant


Reviews: 1   Average: 3.47

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34

Leffingwell Landing
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Reviews: 2   Average: 3.46

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35

Malibu - Big Rock


Reviews:    Average: 0.00

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36

Malibu - Corral


Reviews: 1   Average: 2.78

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37

Malibu - Leo Carrillo


Reviews: 3   Average: 3.61

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38

Malibu - Redondo


Reviews: 2   Average: 2.94

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39

Nicholas Canyon


Reviews:    Average: 0.00

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40

North Crescent Bay


Reviews: 1   Average: 3.49

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41

Veteran's Park, Redondo Beach
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Reviews: 4   Average: 2.91

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