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Over view of Scuba Diving in Maldives


Water temperature: 24°C (75°F) in February and July to 27°C (81°F) in April, May and
Suit for Scuba Diving: 5mm short suite
Visibility: 15 - 40 meters (50 - 130 feet)
Type of diving: Reef and drift diving, very few wrecks
Marine life:   Hammerheads, grey reef sharks, white tip reef sharks, eagle rays, manta  rays, turtles, frogfish, triggerfish, surgeonfish, jacks, trevallies, snappers, napoleon wrasse, barracudas... the list is almost endless!
When to go:  June to October and December to March
How to Get There:The airport on the Maldives is located on Male, transfers from here are usually by Seaplane

Local Terms used for Scuba Diving

Falhu: Lagoon surrounded by a reef more often with one or more islands inside
Faru: Big reef partly displayed at low tide
Finolhu: All those Island of Maldives with few or no coconut trees
Fushi: big Island commonly on the outside reefs of the island
Futtaru: Reef where waves of the ocean break
Giri: Little patch of coral a couple of meters below the surface
Haa: Clearing in lagoon
Kandhu: Sea inside Atoll
Kandu Olhi: Channel
Maa Kandu: Sea outside Atoll
Thila: Coral reef a few meters below the surface
Vilu: Deep area inside lagoon

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