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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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Week-end crowd 

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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gaziv avatar
Ras Umm Sid
Door gaziv
mrt 22, 2019
OK -
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Ras Umm Sid
Door SergL_2007
jan 12, 2011
Dive 70 -
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Ras Umm Sid
Door DiversCabodePalos
nov 13, 2010
Ras Umm Sid -
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pecos avatar
Ras Umm Sid
Door pecos
jan 8, 2010
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Ras Umm Sid
Door glasi99
sep 23, 2009
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gaziv avatar
Trip: Sinai
Door gaziv
Van mrt 21, 2019 tot mrt 24, 2019

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SergL_2007 avatar
Trip: Egypt 2011
Door SergL_2007
Van jan 7, 2011 tot jan 15, 2011

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DiversCabodePalos avatar
Trip: Mar Rojo Norte Noviembre 2010
Door DiversCabodePalos
Van nov 6, 2010 tot nov 16, 2010

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pecos avatar
Trip: EGYPT - Sharm el Sheikh
Door pecos
Van jan 3, 2010 tot jan 9, 2010

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glasi99 avatar
Trip: Sharm el Sheikh
Door glasi99
Van sep 17, 2009 tot sep 24, 2009

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By marimar1 , 09-02-2009

Nice - Very nice dive!

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