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I spotted a float out in the Sound off the southwestern tip of Alki Point in West Seattle. As I was trying to make out what it was exactly, two heads and two sets of flippers popped up and I realized there were a couple of scuba divers way out there enjoying a Sunday outing under the surface. They were exploring Alki Pipeline, a popular and fairly easy dive site of about 30' depth. It offers fairly clear views of abundant sea life including octopus, skate, anemones, sea stars, eel grass, crab, squid, and sometimes seals. It is called the pipeline because the interesting sea life can be seen while swimming among the rocks along an old 6' diameter sewer pipeline off shore. About four miles in the distance beyond the divers you see the northern tip beautiful Vashon Island where the Washington State ferries dock.