Anse Bleue, New-Brunswick
Dive site characteristics
Source: Pêches et Océan Canada -- Fisheries and Oceans Canada
On the aerial photo, you can see on the left the wharf and on the right the wave breaker. The departure is done from the wharf. At the wharf entry, you will find the Club des oursins scuba diving club office.
Source: permission André Landry
The picture on the left shows the Émérillion wreck which is now only a heap of planks. The picture on the right shows the Louise P wreck (on the left side).
Behavior to have: respect the environment and the fauna.
The dives are done from a boat (except otherwise). The water current is mild (ask to the charter). Ask to local dive operators (see below). The dives are done in sea water, watch your buoyancy. Raise the weight on your weight belt accordingly. A 7.5mm thick neoprene wet suit is mandatory. A dry suit may be more suitable depending of your comfort habits. Water temperature oscillates around 37 to 47°F.
It is important to note that if you do your dive from the shore, a dive flag is mandatory. Be carefull with the wildlife and accidental wounds. Watch you buoyancy. Take note that in case of emergency, the cell phone cannot be used, have a safety diver on the surface.
Note: directions are accurate as possible. It is recommended to dive with somone knowing the dive site.
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|1||?||Émerillon||A wood fishing boat sunk in 19?? by the scuba diving club.|
|2||85′||Louise P||A steel fishing boat 116′ long for deep sea fish sunk in 19?? by the scuba diving club. The shipwreck is located ’a 1.4 nautical mile ie ~10min. from the wharf.|
Don’t get into trouble, bring your C-card with you.
From Caraquet, take road 11 toward West. Or from Bathurst take road 11 toward East. In both cases, watch the road sign for Anse Bleue.
|Club des oursins||38 Allée du Havre, Anse Bleue||506 732-5238||air, rentals, charter (May-Sep)|