The island’s location in the south Caribbean gives it an arid climate with little rain fall; consequently, the waters are exceptionally clear of silt, calm, and suitable to dive year round.

Located in the tropics, just north of the Equator, Bonaire has a warm, sunny climate year round. The average temperature is about 27°C (mid 80s F). Cooling trade winds blow constantly from the east, picking up in the spring months. The rainy season, which is between October and February, is usually marked by short, occasional showers, mostly at night, and continued sunny weather during the day. Total annual rainfall averages only 570 mm (22 inches).

The average Water temperature is about 27°C (low /mid 80s F) in summer and 24°C (mid- to high 70s) in winter.