The island nation of Maldives is found in the Indian Ocean, southwest of India and Sri Lanka in the Laccadive Sea or Lakshadweep Sea. Comprised of more than a thousand islands grouped in 26 atolls, it enjoys a tropical climate with hot and humid days and temperatures around 24-33°C/75-91°F year-round. The southwest Monsoon brings significant rain to the area from April to October, particularly June to August. Don't let the rain deter you from visiting though, as what you can suspect from the coconut palm and the yellow-fin tuna, symbols of this island nation, the Maldives is a paradise on earth synonym to memorable experiences!
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Scuba Diving in Frankston Reef, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia
Mornington Peninsula lies to the southeast of Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city. It is surrounded by Western Port to the east and Port Phillips to the west. There is a vast number of great surf sites and a plethora of excellent dive spots all along this section. Frankston Reef is a very popular dive site close to Frankston Pier. The average depth here is at 4 m/13.1 ft and the maximum is at 6 m/19.7 ft. Visibility is medium and varies from 5 m/16.4 ft to 10 m/32.8 ft.
Water temperature is up to 19°C/66.2°F in summer and early autumn months and between 15°C/59°F in winter. In addition, the spot is suitable for beginners and advanced divers alike. Frankston Reef is home to a variety of fish including blue devil fish, weedy sea dragons, leather-jackets, wrasse and yellow-tail scad, to name just a few. In conclusion, if you find yourself in Frankston during Christmas, do not miss an annual Christmas event which called ”The Christmas Festival of Lights”.