West Hawk Lake, Manitoba
Dive site characteristics
Behavior to have: respect the environment and the fauna.
The dives are altitude dives, watch your buttom time. A 7.5mm thick neoprene wet suit is mandatory. A dry suit may be more suitable depending of your comfort habits. Water temperature oscillate and there is a thermocline where water temperature drops to ~5°C.
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 may not be operationnal.
The lake has been formed by a meteorite fall. It measures 4.2 miles by 3 miles and has a depth of 111m.
Note: directions are accurate as possible. It is recommended to dive with somone knowing the dive site.
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|10-30m||Falaise - Cliff||A cold water dive under the thermocline.|
Don’t get into trouble, bring your C-card with you.
Located in the Whiteshell Provincial Park 165km East of Winnipeg, follow Trans-Canada Highway #1.
|3 Fathoms Scuba||163, Henderson Highway,
|204 668-2816||air, rentals|
|Divers Den||311, Pembina Highway,
|204 453-6300||air, rentals|
|B & B Scuba||1125, Paterson Street,
|204 257-3696||air, rentals|
|C & L Scuba||25, Waggle Springs Road,
|204 763-4943||air, rentals|
|One Stop Diving||731, St Mary’s Road,
|204 257-2822||air, rentals|
|West Hawk Lake Resort||West Hawk Lake, Manitoba||204 349-2244||lodging|