Scuba Diver Underwater Hand Signals Instructional Video

This instructional video demonstrates the various underwater hand signals Scuba divers use to communicate while diving.

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Scuba Diver Underwater Hand Signal Images

I'm Okay

Stop

Slow Down (motioning hands up and down)

Level Depth (motioning hands left and right)

Up

Down

Stay Together (motion fingers together)

Move Apart (motion fingers apart

You lead, I will follow

You (pointing)

Me

Come Here (motioning hand)

Something is wrong

Cramp

I am cold

Out of breath

How much air do you have?

One thousand PSI

Two thousand PSI

Three thousand PSI

On-reserve, 500 lbs

Low on air, 1000 lbs (make a fist two times in a row)

Low on air

Time out

Advance to a particular depth

I need help (not distressed)

Go down

Time

3 minutes

This way

Home

Over

Under

Go through

Turtle

Shark

Dolphin

I am in charge

Large Ray

Eel

Lobster

Hammerhead

Boat

Don't touch

I don't know

Out of air

Buddy Breath (motioning to share)

Octopus

Out of air (motioning hand left to right), Going up (thumbs up)

Are you okay? (from far away)

Distress/I need help (waving arm)