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La Pastora ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.3

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La Pastora Spot ID

Nice Ride, La Pastora photo

La Pastora

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La Pastora

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La Pastora

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Best Wave, La Pastora photo

La Pastora

Photo credit: R. P. Snyder

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.1 °C

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Monday, 16 July 2018, 22:20 Local time
MonTuesday 17
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
NW 5
Wind State cross-
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La Pastora in Baja Sur is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of .

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For La Bocana, 5 km from La Pastora.

IS AT (local time)

La Pastora Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pescadero, 24 km from La Pastora.


Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near La Pastora

Overall La Pastora Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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La Pastora Location Maps

La Pastora Location Map

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  • The nearest passenger airport to La Pastora is General Manuel Marquez De Leon International (La Paz) Airport (LAP) in Mexico, which is 60 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Pastora is Los Cabos International (San Jose Del Cabo) Airport (SJD), also in Mexico, 73 km (45 miles) away.
La Pastora break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Pastora, Baja Sur. Use the tab navigation above to view La Pastora sea temperature, La Pastora photographs, La Pastora detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Pastora webcams, current wind from Baja Sur live weather stations and La Pastora tide predictions. The Mexico swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Mexico and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Mexico wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around La Pastora.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.