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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sosua, Dominican Republic

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

Sosua is a surf spot in the Dominican Republic. The water temperature around Sosua has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.1°C (77.1°F) in February up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Sosua 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 at Sosua?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Sosua is about:
27°C (80°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Sosua?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Sosua. The closest one is Encuentro, which is 4.6km (2.8miles) away from Sosua. Click here for more information on Encuentro and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Sosua is Cabarete, which is 8.2km (5.1miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Sosua?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Sosua. The closest decent beach is Labadee, which is 112.6km (69.9miles) away from Sosua. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Île à Rat, which is roughly 117.3km (72.9miles) away from Sosua.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Sosua?

The average sea temperature at Sosua is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Sosua. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Sosua can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sosua?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at Sosua are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sosua: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sosua...

Do you know what the the city Treglio in Italy, the city San Miguel in Philippines, and the city Cibodas in Indonesia have in common with Sosua? Click on the links to find out...