San Juan Islands
Long Island (near Lopez Island)
Aquatic Life: 5
Wall, Boulder Pile / Shelves, Kelp Forest
Long Island has a wall on either side of the cove on the north side of the Island. The western wall is a sharp drop-off plummeting from about 30' to a couple hundred feet deep, broken by narrow ledges and covered with large white plumose anemones. The Wall to the east side of the cove (to the right coming out of the cove at the point) is a white plumose covered descent cascading in rounded "mounds" from the bull kelp shallows to about 100'.
Dive at slack and during low exchanges due to intense currents. Heavy boat traffic in the
How to get there:
Found on the north side of the privately owned Long Island. Anchor in the small cove on the north side to the west end of the island.
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