Scuba Diving Hand Signals for Emergencies | Sport Diver

Scuba Diving Hand Signals for Emergencies

Panic. Low air. Cramps. Leaks. If you dive enough, problems —and sometimes emergencies — will eventually arise. But it's up to you as a diver to stick to your training, keep a level head and appropriately resolve the situation. And in almost every scenario, it's important to let your buddy know what you're dealing with. Here are the scuba diving hand signals used to identify emergency situations and help you better communicate with your buddies, both in the video above and GIFs below.


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Broken

scuba hand signals broken

Broken

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Choking

scuba hand signals choking

Choking

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Cramp

scuba hand signals cramp

Cramp

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Foggy Mask

scuba hand signals foggy mask

Foggy Mask

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Need Help/Rescue

scuba hand signals help

Help

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Feel the Bends

scuba hand signals bent

Bent

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Bubble Leak

scuba hand signals leak

Leak

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Lost

scuba hand signals lost

Lost

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Not Enough Weight

scuba hand signals weight

Not enough weight

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Out of Air

scuba hand signals out of air

Out of air

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Out of Breath

scuba hand signals out of breath

Out of breath

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Pain

scuba hand signals pain

Pain

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Panic

scuba hand signals panic

Panic

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Sick

scuba hand signals sick

Sick

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Stuck

scuba hand signals stuck

Stuck

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Stung

scuba hand signals stung

Stung

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Too Much Weight

scuba hand signals weight

Too much weight

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Vomit

scuba hand signals vomit

Vomit

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Water in Mask

scuba hand signals mask

Water in mask

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Something's Wrong

scuba hand signals wrong

Something's wrong

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