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USA: Pacific Northwest - The cold, emerald waters of the Pacific Northwest are a real treat for Scuba diving. This region of the website includes dive sites and galleries in the Puget Sound, Hood Canal, the San Juans, and the Oregon and Washington coasts. Divers in the Pacific Northwest are presented a large variety of life, ample dive locations, and dynamic diving opportunities such as walls, bull kelp forests, drift dives and dive parks.
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Fox Island, West Wall
Fox Island, WA
Type: Saltwater
Difficulty: Intermediate
Entry: Easy Shore Entry , Boat Access
Attractions: Wall

Fox Island West Wall is known for its easy access, and the current here is very mild during tidal exchanges. That makes it a great second dive after Fox Island East Wall or the Fox Island Bridge. It is not as visually exciting as either of those two, but the scenery is a nice contrast and is worth the trip. In the end it is a fun and easy dive that can be pleasantly rewarding.

Once in the water, take a 200 – 210 heading and swim directly out from the parking lot entry. In 10-15ft the bottom drops off abruptly and you will begin to descend across the slope of the bottom. STAY on your heading though, the bottom doesn’t follow the shoreline so you will feel like you are swimming the wrong direction with the bottom sloping downward to your right but trust your compass! If you do succumb to following the slope downward you’ll never find the ledge. You will hit the wall at approximately 60fsw. If you didn’t find it then you probably need to turn left and swim in 60fsw until you get to the ledges. (that’s what you get for following the bottom instead of your compass!)

Although this site is referred to as Fox Island West Wall, I wouldn’t actually classify it as a wall dive but rather a ledge dive! It is full of fish and there are Octopus holes all over the wall. It is easy to navigate to and from…if you follow your compass!

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