Scuba diving in Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach in Los Angeles and its environs like
the Channel Islands has dive sites that offer a good variety
of diving opportunities.
Redondo Beach dive sites include underwater cliffs, kelp
forests and wrecks just to name a few. Its dive sites are
many kinds of fish including sand bass, bat rays, calico
bass, tree fish, cabezon and giant kelpfish.
Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with
dive centers for safety, additional information, level
required for each dive site and without being accompanied by
All the information provided is purely informative for our
readers and shouldn't be used as is to plan your immersion.
Average annual temperature: Between 21°C and 28°C
(70° F and 79° F).
Average Water surface temperature: 20° C (69°F).
Visibility often averaging: Visibility is between 15
and 25 feet (4 to 7meters).
Coldest time: December
Warmest time: August
Possible to dive all year round.
Redondo Beach is considered a great diving
destination. Veteran's Park is one of the most famous diving
spots in the area with abundance of sea life in it. Try not
to miss night diving to see the squid lay eggs during winter
Some of Redondo Beach sites.
Redondo Submarine Canyon located in Veteran's Park is
at a depth ranging from 15 to 40 feet (3 to 12 meters) and
the canyon wall can reach to 80 feet (24 meters) deep. The
site is famous for both night dives and navigation dives.
The invertebrates, small octopus, crabs and odd small fish
show at night.
Redondo Breakwater is an intermediate dive site at a
depth ranging from 10 to 45 feet (3 to 13 meters). The site
is home to numerous kinds of game fish and lobsters as well
as crab and octopus that can be found in here. This site is
great for underwater photography various sponges, feather
worms, anemones, and a variety of gorgonians are growing on
the boulders lying on its bottom.
Redondo Fishing Reef is at a depth range of 60 to 90
feet (18 to 27 meters) and it suits intermediate divers. Not
far from the shore lie cement pilings, pipes, and assorted
discards which form this reef. Halibuts, lobsters and
several ghost shrimp inhabit this beautiful site.
Nearby Catalina Island figures among the most popular
dive spots in California. You will find underwater cliffs
and caves, kelp forests, wrecks, sheltered conves and
abundant marine life. The visibility is great which
increases the pleasure of diving and gives underwater
photographers a great opportunity to gat good shots.