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Latitude: 25° 58.952' N
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N of Miami, S of Ft Lauderdale (Northernmost dive site for dive operators located in Miami).
How? By boat
Distance Good boat time (< 30min)
Easy to find? Easy to find
Alternative name Tenneco Oil Platforms
Average depth 29 m / 95.1 ft
Max depth 57.9 m / 190 ft
Current Strong ( > 2 knots)
Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)
Dive site quality Good
Experience CMAS ** / AOW
Bio interest Interesting
- Dive training
Tenneco Towers, were placed at their current location in October, 1985. This is one of the most popular dives on the southeast coast.
The oil rigs were originally used in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration. Tenneco Oil Co. transported the one time oil platform by barge around the Florida Keys and placed them at their present site.
The area consists of 3 sites:
- West Tenneco at 105' depth (Adavnced level),
- East Tenneco at 115' depth (Adavnced level)
- The Deep Tenneco's at a depth of 185' and 205' (Rescue/Trimix level).
Depending on tides, this site can have stong currents.
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