Nova Scotia's Scuba Diving

Nova Scotia is a province of Canada, located on a peninsula with the same name. Halifax is its capital. The province is surrounded by four bodies of water: the Gulf of Saint Lawrence to the north; the Bay of Fundy to the west; the Gulf of Maine to the south-west; and the Atlantic Оcean to the East. Cape Breton Island, together with Sable Island are part of a region in the south-east which is renowned for its wrecks. 3,800 coastal islands and 5,400 lakes are a part of the province. The largest lake is Bras d`Or, which is rich with lobsters and oysters. Nova Scotia is famous for its great number of sunken vessels. There are 4,500 ships resting at the sea bottom along its 7,500 km long coastline.


Nova Scotia has a continental climate. Winters are quite cold and snowy; and summers are warm and humid. In summer, the air temperature ranges between +21 and +23 °C, and the water warms up to between +15-17 °C in the ocean. The air cools to 0 °C in winter. The best season for diving is from May to October.

Dive Spots near Nova Scotia

At a depth 25 m, the remains of the Saguenay destroyer is a well-known dive site. It is an artificial reef with various sea dwellers.
St. Paul's Island is another unforgettable place for dives. Among the wrecks of sunken ships, you can see whales, porpoises, and pipefish.

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