How many dives a day is too many? I always get worried about dcs when I do 3 or more dives in a day?

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asked Jun 8, 2018 in Scuba Diving by Davidb (1,816 points)

3 Answers

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answered Jun 9, 2018 by jlandry81 (170 points)
First and foremost follow your dive tables.  Even if you have a computer.  Second are you diving Nitrox or Oxygen.  With Nitrox you can get 4 in a day, most people will get tired on Oxygen after 3 no matter what your dive table says.
commented Jun 10, 2018 by Davidb (1,816 points)
I like to dive Nitrox, great feedback, thank u!
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answered Jun 11, 2018 by George1224 (5,147 points)
All depends on depths, times and surface intervals. You can dive as many dives in a day that your dive tables allow.

Plan your dives and dive your plan. If you have gotten rusty on your tables, there are some great Youtube videos available to refresh your knowledge. Your computer will let you know when you have dove enough for the day. Dont exceed your No Deco Limit. Be safe and conservative. 5 in one day is about my max. 2 in the am, 2 in the pm and 1 night and I'm done.
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answered Jun 29, 2018 by Cvet (3,369 points)
When we lived in California and were diving off a live aboard we were doing five dives a day. Started diving with a seven mil and got tired of being cold. I've now own three drysuits and love DUI.
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