Alternative Names: None
Type of Dive: Shore dive
Suggested experience: Experienced diver capable of 30m+ in currents
Distance from Southampton: 71 Miles 2Hrs Head to Weymouth and stay on the A354 over the bridge to Portland. At the double roundabout take the queens rd heading for Eastland and the Wakeham rd to the lighthouse car park.
Parking directions: In the car park at the lighthouse Google
Lat & Long: N50 30.855 W2 27.569 DT5 2JT
Tides: Tide tables Slack water only lasts about 45 minutes, and it is IMPORTANT to dive slack, the best time to dive is 4 hours after H.W. Portland. Beware of the tide starting to run it picks up very quickly and you can get swept offshore
Site entry/exit: The entry/Exit point is just north of the rock.
Underwater directions: Head south to the rock and explore in and around the rocks and cracks staying close to the rock. The currents get stronger as you go further from the shore.
Site Hazards: The currents here are very dangerous.
Nearest Public phone: The Pulpit
Accommodation: Weymouth tourist information, 01305 785747. Bed & Breakfast
Mobile Network service: Most networks work here.
Other comments: It's best to dive here with somebody who has dived here before. It's also advisable to have good shore cover when diving here.
Created By: Jim Booth
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