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living fulltime on St Croix

June 25, 2015 08:22PM

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I am thinking of moving to St. Croix full time. Is it true that the water is grey and unswimmable June through December? How do you like living there?

Re: living fulltime on St Croix

June 26, 2015 05:28AM

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LMAOexcited now that's funny.
Where did you hear that?

Re: living fulltime on St Croix

June 28, 2015 09:04AM

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Someone is obviously pulling your leg as our waters are beautiful, year round.

Re: living fulltime on St Croix

Left Coast
June 30, 2015 01:22AM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 15

If you're a diver, after a heavy rainfall or some current changes, visibility may be reduced to 60-100 feet... but never gray or un-swim-able! (is that a word)?

under the pier, maybe 40' deep, GoPro hero black (no filters) June 29, 2015

Re: living fulltime on St Croix

June 30, 2015 01:35PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 121

I've been diving in STX in different years in June, July and November. I don't think I've ever seen visibility less than 60 ft.

Re: snorkeling on St Croix

July 06, 2015 09:50PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 3

Thank you all for the responses. That's great news.
Is there a way to find buddies to snorkel with? a meetup group for snorkeling?

Re: living fulltime on St Croix

July 15, 2015 01:39PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,329

grey water? wow. never. after a heavy rain it might be a bit brown near the coast for less than a day due to the run off, especially in gallows bay but you can always see forever when diving or snorkeling.

unswimable-maybe due to being acclimated and the water being too cold for some. it gets too cold for me

Re: living fulltime on St Croix

August 18, 2015 07:01PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 2,105

HAHAHHAHAHHAH!! Oh man that was HILARIOUS. No, its very clear and very beautiful!

Re: snorkeling on St Croix

Zuni Omar
September 05, 2015 04:04PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 1

There are a group of swimmers who normally swim with snorkel, mask, and fins on M-W-F at 730 am at Cane Bay; they swim about a mile and stop for turtles or anything else interesting that they see.

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