Errr in that case, I'm glad Eric is doing this trip. The seas usually are ocean swells with wind either creating counter-waves (BIG and ROUGH!) or just rough. And you are out of the boat ALL DAY! Also don't forget... it is winter there so even if you can handle the water temp, you come up to cold breeze which can bring your core temp down very quickly.
Actually I remember Dumaguette has an offshore wind which causes swelly conditions.
Ouch, I might have to rethink this kind of trip! The time in Dumaguette that I threw up, it was a quick boat ride from El Dorado resort to Atlantis housereef so it was not even a trip over to Apo Island (I threw up there too). Although as I get older, motion sickness seemed less severe (may be I am just used to it). Last Lembeh trip was the first time in a long time that I did not throw up even once. The liveaboard crews who were used to see me heaving in dinghy, upon surfacing, resting on the boat were very very surprise!
How many dives did you do in one day. While the camera battery won't be an issue, I could see problem with strobe batteries and possibly CF card (unless I can afford an 8 GB card). Were you on a big boat and just get the dinghy to drop you off at bait ball (hopefully not in small boat all day long)?
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