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Alternative Names: Ferrybridge Underwater Trail.

Type of Dive: Scenic dive under and around the bridge following an underwater trail with plenty of marine life.

Suggested experience: Not for a novice.

Travel directions: Google map

Parking directions: At the dive centre.

Distance from Weymouth: 10 mins  2.6 Miles

Lat & Long:  N50.582816  W-2.471527 Postcode DT4 9JZ

Tides: Tide tables HW or LW Portland plus 45 minutes

Depth: 7m

Site entry/exit: From the hard standing in the car park of Fathom and Blues – please ask permission

Ferrybridge entry/exit

Underwater directions: This area is great for seeing Seahorses, anemones, nuddies, crabs etc. A very scenic dive under the bridge and around the slopes in the entrance to the harbour.

Site Hazards: An SMB is required at all times. Boat traffic is regular and heavy. Beware of tides. Up to 7 knots through the channel. BE CAREFUL

Nearest Public phone: 300 m on the left as you go towards Weymouth

Accommodation: The Aqua or Weymouth tourist information, 01305 785747. 

Mobile Network service: Most networks work here.

Other comments: Use an SMB in case there's any boat traffic. Because of the large tidal movement and the shallow water this area has plenty of plant and sea life. You can also dive the Royal Adelaide on the other side of the bridge.


Created by: Dale at Fathom and Blues

Cafe: Quiddles Cafe

Air & Nitrox: Fathom and blues  Scimitar diving

Date: 20/1/11

Revision: 1

Thanks To: Fathom and blues 

Links: Link

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Dive Map: Not required,

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