Lochbay and its Islands

There are numerous good diving sites in and near Lochbay. It offers shore diving, scenic and night diving. Close to the Dive Centre in a sheltered sea loch it always assures bad weather diving even in winds of up to force 8. Some clubs have even dived in a force 10 here from the shore! In a protected sealoch - an ideal place for you to be based.

Lochbay Pinnacles – fantastic night dive

STAR RATING :Scenic 3 star, Night 5 star, Bad Weather 3 star
POSITION :Stein, Waternish
EXPERIENCE:All
DIVE DEPTH :6-23m
CONDITIONS :This site is only undiveable in a northerly gale, and has often been dived in South westerly gale 8+ it is so sheltered
SEA BED :Silty sand
TIDES :none
TAKE CARE :Seabed easily disturbed
COMMENTS :This submerged pinnacle descends from a flat top at 8m vertically on two sides to 22m at the seabed and can be circumnavigated in one dive. Its many cracks and crevices are always a delight to explore with colour and species cloaking its faces. Having dived it by day, and being only 10 mins from the dive centre, it makes an ideal night dive.
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Gordon MacKay and Aileen Robertson, Dive & Sea the Hebrides, t/a Hebridean Diving Services, Shorepark, Lochbay,
Waternish, Isle of Skye, IV55 8GD,
Phone: +44 (0)1470 592 219, email: diveskye@dive-and-sea-the-hebrides.co.uk