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El Mar Diving Center Scuba TrainingOpen Water Diver
Monday June 18th, 2018
Two Week Format
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Saturday June 30th, 2018
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Saturday July 7th, 2018
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Monday July 9th, 2018
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Wednesday July 18th, 2018
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Waves, Tides & Currents

"Have you ever dreamed of gliding with the current and watching sharks or dolphins at the same time?"

Adequate training in current diving is they key to this kind of experiences and therefore Waves, Tides & Currents is a must for any ambitious diver.

Anybody who wants to dive on holiday at the top spots should understand and know how to handle water movements. This can be the waves when entering from shore, or the rip current in a channel next to an island, or just the current on a dive.

There are many things to learn about currents such as: If the current is blowing against the diver, how much current can a diver deal with? How does the diver move effectively in the current? How can somebody determine the strength of a current and plan the dive accordingly? WAVES, TIDES & CURRENTS can help you answer all of these questions. It is taught in conjunction with a minimum of 2 open water dives.

Waves, Tides & Currents Course Content

  • Equipment for Waves, Tides and Currents
  • Basics of Waves, Tides and Currents
  • Procedures for Shore Dives
  • Procedures for Boat Dives

The primary goal of any El Mar Diving Center Specialty course is to teach you important skills in a fun environment. All courses are taught using home study, short academic sessions, and in-water training.

Course Fee: $149.00 plus Student Digital Materials


  • Classroom Session
  • Pool Session
  • Two Open Water Dives (additional fees may apply)
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System
  • Tanks & Weights

Additional Fees

  • Boat Charter Fees

Course Dates
Please contact us if no dates are listed, (480) 833-2971

Combine other specialties while taking the Waves, Tides & Currents course! Boat Diver or Navigation Diver are great add-ons. The possibilities are limitless!

Stop by El Mar Diving Center or call (480) 833-2971 to sign up or for more information.