50.1443, -5.0469

346 Logged Dives

Silver Steps

Another popular shore dive, Silver Steps is a sprawling rocky reef of gullies with sandy patches in between. Best dived at high tide when you can find up to 11m. A very scenic dive where you can also find the heavily salvaged remains of 5 German WW1 U-Boats including UB86 and UB112.

Kelp covers the site in summer where you will find wrasse, pollock, pipefish along with crabs and lobsters hidden in the rocky holes. Giant barrel jellyfish can also be seen here.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Night Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Wreck Dive
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate

Maximum Depth

  • 7m

Visibility

  • 6m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rays
Skate (fish)
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Wrasse
Sand Eel
Conger eel
Flounder
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
Molluscs
Cuttlefish
Jellyfish
Sea Wasp
Moon Jellyfish
Lion’s Mane Jellyfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Rays
Skate (fish)
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Wrasse
Sand Eel
Conger eel
Flounder
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
Molluscs
Cuttlefish
Jellyfish
Sea Wasp
Moon Jellyfish
Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

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