The State of Micronesia has attracted divers from virtually every corner of the world. Clean, clear waters mean excellent visibility. And the waters are rich with marine life. The diving in the islands is truly spectacular. There are opportunities for every level of diving experience as there many sites to choose from. Underwater photographers will be amazed at the water visibility and diversity of the reef’s ecosystems.
You can dive in Truk Lagoon which is virtually an underwater museum with an entire Japanese fleet resting on the floor, explore Pohnpei with it’s unspoiled coral reefs or go to Yap for the legendary Manta Ray dive in M’il channel. Not to forget Kosrae which has over 50 dive sites to choose from.
The Water Temperature is around 81 F degrees (28 C degrees) all year round. It is warm enough to wear just a thermo skin, or 3mm neoprene suit.
The visibility often exceeds 150 feet (50 meters) and can top 200 feet. Where there are currents visibility varies from 30 feet (10 meters) up to 100 feet (30 meters) with the average being about 50 to 60 feet.