What is the purpose of a snorkel tube?
The snorkel is a flexible tube that allows you to breathe while you have your face in the water. You hold one end in your mouth and for air exchange to happen, the top of the tube has to poke out about the water’s surface.
How long can a snorkel tube be?
The length of a snorkel tube varies between 35 to 45 centimeters. The inner diameter is between 1.9 and 2.5 centimeters. For children, there are smaller snorkel tubes in length and diameter. The snorkel tube cannot be very long because of the lung volume, the water pressure, and the exhaled air in the snorkel tube.
What are the 2 types of snorkel?
There are two different types of snorkels in the diving world and they include a semi-dry top and an ultra-dry top. They are very similar in many ways yet have a small difference that makes a large difference when in use.