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Weather in Oct/ Nov and Snorkeling

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Weather in Oct/ Nov and Snorkeling

Me and wife would reach Nha Trang from HCMC on 24th Oct and would be there for 4 nights. We would take the 4 island tours, wanted to snorkel and would take the PADI course if possible. Want to know:

1. Is this time OK for snorkeling and diving?

2. Will the waters be clear enough to see something? We had a great time snorkeling in Mauritius last year.

3. Heard last year October was very rainy and places got flooded.

Thanks in advance for any information.

--Arkz

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1. Re: Weather in Oct/ Nov and Snorkeling

Nha Trang has a warm, fair and beautiful climate nearly all year round, with the exception of late October, November and early December. Last was really bad during the rain.

Weather information at :-

owee58.com/2010/…

You can do SSI PADI PDIC IANTD courses at vietnam scuba:-

Mark's mobile 012-290-37795

mark@vietnam-scuba.com

http://www.vietnam-scuba.com/

Drop Mark a line and he can give you feed back regarding scuba and visibility.

Enjoy

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2. Re: Weather in Oct/ Nov and Snorkeling

Hai Vietnammrum,

Thanks for the reply.

I was wondering why some of the experts have not responded to my query ...........

Appreciate your inputs and will act on it.

Arkz

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3. Re: Weather in Oct/ Nov and Snorkeling

One of the cheapest places to do a Padi course and over a dozen dive shops to choose from. Visibility may be not as good as it is now but you will still see something. Good chance you will see some rain as it will be rainy season but it will not be cold and hopefully you should not see flooding.

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4. Re: Weather in Oct/ Nov and Snorkeling

I wouldn't worry too much about flooding while diving :-)

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5. Re: Weather in Oct/ Nov and Snorkeling

@ On And Off: Yes :) I agree, while diving it would be OK.

I read of last years flooding on the roads, I need to go to HCMC and catch a flight out, so a little concerned about flooding and road blocks.

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7. Re: Weather in Oct/ Nov and Snorkeling

Nha trang is on the ocean as you know.

When there is heavy rains the tourist block can get flooded where you dont want to walk up to your knees in water. The main road itself is fine, may have to drive in the middle of the road on occasion. Getting the 30ks to the airport is fine.

Flooding only effects you if your are walking or on motorbike and in areas were it does not drain off properly, as in some back streets etc.

In Saigon the water will drain off well enough. You will still be able to get to the airport in Saigon.

Not heard of landslides happening on the road from Nha trang to the airport.

Encountered a landslide on the Nha trang to Dalat (mountains) trip.

owee58.com/2011/…

Bottom line, don't worry about it and have a good trip.

cheers

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8. Re: Weather in Oct/ Nov and Snorkeling

"In Saigon the water will drain off well enough. You will still be able to get to the airport in Saigon."

Plain wrong, so sorry. Not too many months ago I was stuck in District 1 for 4 hours until a taxi could/would take me to the airport.

"Not heard of landslides happening on the road from Nha trang to the airport."

Where, then, did the rocks on the road appear from?

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I had an horrendous 2-hour journey from Saigon airport to my house (usually takes 30 mins max) last November due to flooding. Nightmare.

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10. Re: Weather in Oct/ Nov and Snorkeling

onandoff

you are a glass half empty type of guy aren't you!

i stand corrected, expect to miss all flights.

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