Explore the vibrant marine life in Washington’s breathtaking Pacific Ocean waters! Grab your goggles and idle on down to Mike's Beach Canal. Hood Canal has perfect diving conditions in the roaming emerald waters of the Pacific Northwest, host to some of the best diving in the world. Cold water from Alaska and British Columbia flow in and out twice a day with the tide, providing nutrients, oxygen, and food for the abundant sea creatures found beneath the surface. Dive into the seas just off the San Juan Islands and observe wide varieties of colorful crab, urchins, corals, and sponges covering the rocks while schools of rockfish and perch swim past. Along the bottom you’ll find various species of greenling, swimming scallops and other shellfish, octopus, and wolf eels. Scuba the seas of North and South Puget Sound and find even more friendly aquatic creatures!