see FAQ Depends on what?
This is a question of Which Water and Bottom Types
in excess of 30 m
with a blue-green pair of bands in clear oceanic or fresh waters over bright bottoms
even less than 3-4 m
with a green-red pair of bands in highly productive green waters over bright bottoms
even less over dark bottoms
This is a question of How Much Light
More photons yield deeper bottom detection
June is best in the northern hemisphere: waters still fairly clear, sun at its highest
December is best in the southern hemisphere: waters still fairly clear, sun at its highest
Double the amount of photons entails improvement of penetration depth by ~12%
This is a question of How Much Rain
you don't want rainy season to come into play whith murky river discharges.