Scuba diving in Novato
Novato diving is varied and
the dive sites are suitable for both beginners and
advanced divers. It's located in the North Bay region of the
San Francisco Bay Area. Because of the proximity to San
Francisco Bay divers can enjoy the nearby dives in Monterey
which boasts excellent diving.
Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with
Novato 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 23°C and 26°C.
(74° F and 80° F)
Coldest time: January
Warmest time: July
Possible to dive all year round.
Novato diving offers a variety of diving activities.
It offers a great experience for diving and snorkeling fans.
Diving in San Francisco Bay area is a great experience most
divers look forward to. So don't miss the kelp forests and
the abundance of marine life frequent in this area
Diving schools in Novato offer education at various
levels and if you have not been in the water for some time
you can go for a refresher course. Most schools have a pool
for training purposes and offer certification from most
renowned agencies. Outings are organised to the Monterey Bay
area where you can enjoy the variety of marine life in the
kelp forests and pinnacles.
The Channel Islands are also regularly visited by divers
from Novato area. It's a great experience because it's a
cross between north coast diving and tropical waters. The
waters are clear and there are huge kelp forests that will
add that extra thrill to your dives. This can be done on a
boat that offers facilities to live on board.
Diving clubs in Novota could help you find a diving
guide or a diving buddy. Dive club members meet on a regular
basis, once a week in most cases. Trips to other places in
California are organized as well as trips to further
destinations like Cozumel, Fidji, Philippines etc...The
clubs make a good social get together and there is an
exchange of diving experiences and good tips on where to get
the best deals for dive equipment.