Diving Overview for Rhode Island
Rhode Island, situated between Massachusetts and Connecticut, is known as The Ocean State because it is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on 2 sides and has almost 400 miles of beautiful coastline.
In summer, currents travel up from the Gulf of Mexico, generating water temperatures in excess of 70°F. With these warmer waters comes a varieties of marine life and tropical fish not often thought to be found so far north including seals, basking sharks, blue sharks, and schools of striped bass.
Note: Any shipwreck, vessel, cargo, tackle, or underwater archaeological specimen that has remained for more than ten (10) years on the bottoms of any navigable waters and territorial seas are the property of the State of Rhode Island and may not be removed.
Videos of Rhode Island