The best time to dive in the Bahamas is October to June when the risk of hurricanes is lower. November to May is the time when the most sharks are found in the Bahamas. This period is also the hot and dry season for the islands and it is worth noting that in this high season, the Bahamas is in huge demand. The wet season June to October means more rain and risk of bad conditions although the visibility stays pretty much the same. The water temperature varies from 75-86° F (24-30°C) between winter and summer.