Reef Dives: St Pete Beach Reef

St Pete Beach Reef Tampa

This artificial reef is just over five miles out from the Pass-A-Grille Channel Entrance Marker #2 and is a favorite spot for fishermen.

St Pete Beach Reef Tampa Wiki

St Pete Beach Reef Tampa

St Pete Beach Reef Tampa

The reef was is about 300 feet in length and was started in 1976 when large concrete sections of the Old Corey Causeway and Skyway Bridge were sunk in about 30 feet of water.

In 1984 a 200-foot steel barge was scuttled 50 feet east of the reef’s center.

The U.S. Army deployed 10 obsolete combat vehicles in 1995.

A yellow buoy marks the general location of the U.S. Army tanks. (via Divespots)

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