Scuba diving in Concord
Concord, in Contra Costa County is located within San
Francisco Bay area. This facilitates the access to the
numerous and diverse dive sites in
this area. Concord is rich in underwater activities. You
can dive both Francisco Bay Area and Pacific Ocean dive
sites which are home to many kinds of underwater life.
Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with
Concord dive centers
for safety, additional information, level required for each
dive site and without being accompanied by a professional.
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 17°C and 30°C.
(64° F and 87° F)
Visibility often averaging: Visibility is between 15
and 20 feet (4 to 6 meters).
Coldest time: December
Warmest time: July
Possible to dive all year round.
Concord offers a great experience for diving and
snorkeling fans. Dive sites near Concord have provided a
good environment for
a variety of fish life including large populations of
rockfish and kelp forests. Some of the best places you can
dive in are Francisco Bay on the south east of Concord. The
calm water of the area and its variety in dive sites suit
divers with all levels of expertise.
The diving centers in Concord offer a wide array of
diving courses. Be it a beginnercourse, an advanced course
or even a technical diving course, you will be able to find
something to suit your needs. Instruction is available for
groups through the year but in some schools you may request
a private course. Refresher courses are available for those
making a come back after an absence.
Most dive stores carry a wide choice of scuba diving
equipment. For beginners and anyone who needs advice there
is competent staff to help you purchase the equipment that
best fits your needs and budget.