Diver Rope Signals

We recommend using a "buoy line" system when boat diving, unless a shot line or anchor is used. Thus these rope signals are important to know.

Surface to Diver

Signal Surface Diver
One Pull Are you OK? I am OK
Two Pulls Stay put I am stationary
Three Pulls Go on down Going down
Four Pulls Come up Coming up
Continuous Pull Emergency, bringing you to surface Emergency, bring me to surface

 

Buddy Line

Signal Diver 1 Diver 2
One Pull Are you OK? I am OK
Two Pulls Stay put I am stationary
Three Pulls Move away from me  I am moving away from you
Four Pulls Come to me I am coming towards you

 
You never know when you are going to need these diving rope signals. Commit them to memory now.

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