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

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

Soufriere is a coastal city in Dominica. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 1416 people. The water temperature around Soufriere is constant year round. The temperature ranges from 25.9°C (78.5°F) in January up to 29°C (84.1°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 Soufriere 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 Soufriere?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Soufriere is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Soufriere?

There are not many surf spots close to Soufriere. A spot, which is not too far away, is Anse Couleuvre, which is 28.5km (23.2miles) away from Soufriere. Click here for directions and for more information on Anse Couleuvre and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Soufriere are Anse Charpentier right, which is approximately 37.3km (23.2miles) away, and Tartane, located roughly 44.3km (27.5miles) from Soufriere.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Soufriere. The next good one is Vigie Beach, which is almost 87.2km (54.2miles) away from Soufriere. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Pinneys Beach, which is 157.2km (97.7miles) away from Soufriere.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Soufriere?

The average sea temperature around Soufriere is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Soufriere. However, 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 Soufriere can be very strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Soufriere?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Soufriere: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Soufriere...

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