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Glossary - W


Wake Disturbed water following a moving vessel.
Wall Dive When you dive along an underwater cliff face.
Wash The rush or sweeping of waves on a bank, shore or against a vessel.
Waypoint Location given by latitude and longitude references.
WC  Water Capacity
Weight Belt A heavy belt worn around the waist to help a diver descend, and stop them rising to the surface involuntarily. Usually contains a set of lead weights.
Windward The direction from which the wind is blowing.









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