Lake Michigan, the second largest of the Great Lakes of North America by volume and the third largest by surface area, is actually the only one located entirely within the United States. Over the years, a large number of ships have sunk in the Straits of Mackinac, due to sudden and harsh storms. The Straits of Mackinac Underwater Preserve accommodates more than thirteen shipwrecks. One of them is the Minneapolis wreck.
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Scuba Diving in Myrtle Beach, Horry, South Carolina USA
Myrtle Beach is a unique place, which can combine pleasure with adventure. If you visit Myrtle Beach, don’t miss to enjoy yourself in the most popular places, like the IMAX theater, a number of amusement parks, the aquarium and many shops. Myrtle beach is also a unique spot for scuba diving.
Choosing to exercise this activity in the area, gives you the opportunity to enjoy the most exciting scuba diving. With the aid of many schools with well-trained staff that you can find nearby, you can explore WWII wrecks and Civil War wrecks. You can also admire artificial reefs and many different fish species. The wave quality is normal, the wave type is beach-break, the wave direction is right and left and the wave bottom is sandy. Good swell directions start working at less than 1 m / 3 ft and hold up to 1 m+ / 3 ft+. The best tide position is mid and high tide position and the best tide movement is rising and falling tides.
Summer in Myrtle Beach is long and hot. Average daytime highs are from 83 to 91°F (28 to 33°C) and average night-time lows are near 70°F (21°C). The peak season to visit Myrtle Beach is from late April to all through October. Finally, a walk and visit in the most impressive restaurants is well worth it.