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 Ras Umm Sid

Egypt, Sharm el Sheikh

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 27° 50.825' N
Longitude: 34° 18.865' E

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English (Translate this text in English): Southeast of Sharm el Sheikh city, Ras Umm Sid Point.

English (Translate this text in English): Southeast of Sharm el Sheikh city, Ras Umm Sid Point.

Southeast of Sharm el Sheikh city, Ras Umm Sid Point.

English (Translate this text in English): Southeast of Sharm el Sheikh city, Ras Umm Sid Point.

English (Translate this text in English): Southeast of Sharm el Sheikh city, Ras Umm Sid Point.

English (Translate this text in English): Southeast of Sharm el Sheikh city, Ras Umm Sid Point.

English (Translate this text in English): Southeast of Sharm el Sheikh city, Ras Umm Sid Point.

English (Translate this text in English): Southeast of Sharm el Sheikh city, Ras Umm Sid Point.

English (Translate this text in English): Southeast of Sharm el Sheikh city, Ras Umm Sid Point.

How? By boat & from shore

Distance Good boat time (< 30min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Alternative name Râs Umm Sid Point

Average depth 20 m / 65.6 ft

Max depth 40 m / 131.2 ft

Current Medium ( 1-2 knots)

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Good

Experience CMAS * / OW

Bio interest Interesting

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Dive type

- Wall
- Sharks
- Reef

Dive site activities

- Night dive
- Snorkeling / Free diving

Dangers

- Current

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): Coral pinnacles at the west of the point. Very nice wall with gorgonians. Some whale sharks have been reported here!

English (Translate this text in English): Coral pinnacles at the west of the point. Very nice wall with gorgonians. Some whale sharks have been reported here!

Coral pinnacles at the west of the point. Very nice wall with gorgonians. Some whale sharks have been reported here!

English (Translate this text in English): Coral pinnacles at the west of the point. Very nice wall with gorgonians. Some whale sharks have been reported here!

English (Translate this text in English): Coral pinnacles at the west of the point. Very nice wall with gorgonians. Some whale sharks have been reported here!

English (Translate this text in English): Coral pinnacles at the west of the point. Very nice wall with gorgonians. Some whale sharks have been reported here!

English (Translate this text in English): Coral pinnacles at the west of the point. Very nice wall with gorgonians. Some whale sharks have been reported here!

English (Translate this text in English): Coral pinnacles at the west of the point. Very nice wall with gorgonians. Some whale sharks have been reported here!

English (Translate this text in English): Coral pinnacles at the west of the point. Very nice wall with gorgonians. Some whale sharks have been reported here!

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Ras Umm Sid
By SergL_2007
Jan 12, 2011
Dive 70 -
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Ras Umm Sid
By Athe
Nov 13, 2010
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Ras Umm Sid
By pecos
Jan 8, 2010
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Ras Umm Sid
By glasi99
Sep 23, 2009
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Ras Umm Sid
By americanhero9d
May 7, 2009
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Trip: Egypt 2011
By SergL_2007
From Jan 7, 2011 to Jan 15, 2011

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Athe avatar
Trip: Mar Rojo Norte Noviembre 2010
By Athe
From Nov 6, 2010 to Nov 16, 2010

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pecos avatar
Trip: EGYPT - Sharm el Sheikh
By pecos
From Jan 3, 2010 to Jan 9, 2010

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glasi99 avatar
Trip: Sharm el Sheikh
By glasi99
From Sep 17, 2009 to Sep 24, 2009

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Trip: Red Seas
By americanhero9d
From May 1, 2009 to May 9, 2009

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By marimar1 , 09-02-2009

Nice - Very nice dive!

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