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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dominica, Dominica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Dominica...

Dominica is an island in Dominica. It is part of the Lesser Antilles island group. The water temperature around Dominica has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.4°F) in March up to 28.8°C (83.9°F) in the month of October, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Dominica is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Dominica?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Dominica is about:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Dominica. A spot, which is not too far away, is Anse Couleuvre, which is 40.4km (29.7miles) away from Dominica. Click here to check out more information on Anse Couleuvre and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Dominica are Anse Charpentier right, which is approximately 47.8km (29.7miles) away, and Tartane, located roughly 54.1km (33.6miles) from Dominica.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Dominica. A beach that might be worth checking out is Vigie Beach, which is more than 99.1km (61.6miles) away from Dominica. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Pinneys Beach, which is approximately 146.8km (91.2miles) away from Dominica.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Dominica?

The average water temperature around Dominica is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Dominica. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Dominica can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dominica?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Dominica are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Dominica: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Dominica...

Do you know what the the city Gabi in the Philippines, the city Lucca Sicula in the Italy, and the city Aloja in the Latvia have in common with Dominica? Click on the links to find out...