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 HP Reef

Maldives, Male Atoll, North Male Atoll

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 4° 18.813' N
Longitude: 73° 34.717' E

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English (Translate this text in English): North Male' Atoll, between Himmafushi and Girifushi.

English (Translate this text in English): North Male' Atoll, between Himmafushi and Girifushi.

North Male' Atoll, between Himmafushi and Girifushi.

English (Translate this text in English): North Male' Atoll, between Himmafushi and Girifushi.

English (Translate this text in English): North Male' Atoll, between Himmafushi and Girifushi.

English (Translate this text in English): North Male' Atoll, between Himmafushi and Girifushi.

English (Translate this text in English): North Male' Atoll, between Himmafushi and Girifushi.

English (Translate this text in English): North Male' Atoll, between Himmafushi and Girifushi.

English (Translate this text in English): North Male' Atoll, between Himmafushi and Girifushi.

How? By boat

Distance Short boat time (< 10min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Alternative name H.P.Reef, High Pressure Reef

Average depth 18 m / 59.1 ft

Max depth 35 m / 114.8 ft

Current Strong ( > 2 knots)

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Great

Experience CMAS ** / AOW

Bio interest Outstanding

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Dive type

- Drift dive
- Deep
- Sharks
- Big fishes

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Photography

Dangers

- Depth
- Current
- Dangerous species

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): One of the top dive sites in the Maldives and, therefore, in the world. Strong currents are usual. Not recommended to dive the site when the current is strong. A must dive!

English (Translate this text in English): One of the top dive sites in the Maldives and, therefore, in the world. Strong currents are usual. Not recommended to dive the site when the current is strong. A must dive!

One of the top dive sites in the Maldives and, therefore, in the world. Strong currents are usual. Not recommended to dive the site when the current is strong. A must dive!

English (Translate this text in English): One of the top dive sites in the Maldives and, therefore, in the world. Strong currents are usual. Not recommended to dive the site when the current is strong. A must dive!

Plongée classique dans une passe où le courant peut être fort
Demandez au Guide de plongées l'horaire des marées et si possible plongez à mer étale ou a courant rentrant

English (Translate this text in English): One of the top dive sites in the Maldives and, therefore, in the world. Strong currents are usual. Not recommended to dive the site when the current is strong. A must dive!

English (Translate this text in English): One of the top dive sites in the Maldives and, therefore, in the world. Strong currents are usual. Not recommended to dive the site when the current is strong. A must dive!

English (Translate this text in English): One of the top dive sites in the Maldives and, therefore, in the world. Strong currents are usual. Not recommended to dive the site when the current is strong. A must dive!

English (Translate this text in English): One of the top dive sites in the Maldives and, therefore, in the world. Strong currents are usual. Not recommended to dive the site when the current is strong. A must dive!

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HP Reef
By fafabulle
Feb 8, 2008
- Very strong current Nice alcyons
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By Gsschools , 13-03-2011

HP Reef - You have misplaced HP Reef. The site is just north of the island of Himmafushi in that narrow pass, which is north of Lankanfinolhu. It was an incredible dive when I worked there in the early '90's. The location you have flagged is neared to an excellent site called Nassimotila.

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