Divers On A Rope

Scuba divers on a safety stop in Beqa Lagoon, Fiji.

Scuba divers on a safety stop

A safety stop is a 3 to 5 minute stop made between 15 and 20 feet (5-6 meters) during the final ascent of a dive. Safety stops are considered mandatory by the majority of scuba training organization for dives deeper than 100 feet or those approaching a no-decompression limit.

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