Scorpion Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.1
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.2
Crowds: 2.6

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(Baja Sur, Mexico)

San Juanico, Scorpion Bay, Baja CA photo

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Scorpion Bay Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.8 °C

Secret spot? We can hide it!

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 06:28 Local time

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Wave (m) 0.4
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Period (s) 20 20 19 19
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
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NW 10
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Scorpion Bay in Baja Sur is an exposed point break that has fairly inconsistent surf but when it's on it can be World Class. Really long rides are possible. A while back, Surfer Magazine ranked it the 36th best wave in the world while Long Board Mag ranked it in the top ten. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing here. Groundswells are more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Hazards include urchins and rocks.

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For Bahia San Juanico, Baja California Sur, Mexico, 4 km from Scorpion Bay.

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Live Weather:

At Ciudad Constitución Airport, 160 km from Scorpion Bay.

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Overall Scorpion Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Visitor Reviews of Scorpion Bay


Will from UNITED STATES writes:

1965 to 1975-- never anyone --- month on the point not a single car -- only my dad's plane on the old airway flying in to take me to the mulege house for r and r -- whole town sitting on cliff watching me surf -- this was new thing. Leaving my vw bus on the point for a week -- no problems -- family Aquiliar who founded San Juanico were very close -- Ramon died of a ruptured intracranial hemorrhage -- the youngest son of the Aquiliar family -- I unfortunately was not there -- possibly could have been the surgeon to have reversed the problem. Now San Juanico is a dirty little surf ghetto! It is sad -- the days of the desalinization plant are gone and now a road from villa insurgents that a Ferrari could drive! I was always afraid of this -- then Skip Smith and Jay Riddle dropped 10000 feet of film on the place in 1975 and the secret was over! You took Malibu in 1959 from us with Gidget few years later Rincon and then the ranch and now the Baja! No place to run !

2014-05-17

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Scorpion Bay:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break La Laguna 6 mi
Second closest break Punta Santo Domingo 13 mi
Third closest break Punta San Gregorio 16 mi
Fourth closest break Las Barrancas 26 mi
Fifth closest break San Jorge 48 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Scorpion Bay:

Closest wave buoy San Clemente Basin Buoy 545 mi
Second closest wave buoy Tanner Banks Buoy 602 mi
Third closest wave buoy Santa Monica Basin Buoy 649 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy South Santa Rosa Island Buoy 689 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy East Santa Barbara Buoy 705 mi

Tide stations nearest to Scorpion Bay:

Closest tide station Bahia San Juanico 2 mi
Second closest tide station Loreto 73 mi
Third closest tide station Bahia de Ballenas 74 mi
Fourth closest tide station Santa Rosalia 76 mi
Fifth closest tide station San Carlos 103 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Scorpion Bay:

Closest ski area Mt Lemmon Ski Valley (United States) 443 mi
Second closest ski area Sunrise Park Resort (United States) 563 mi
Third closest ski area Big Bear Mountain (United States) 610 mi
Fourth closest ski area Snow Summit (United States) 612 mi
Fifth closest ski area Bear Mountain (United States) 614 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Scorpion Bay:

Closest city location Ciudad Constitucion (Mexico) 98 mi
Second closest city location Guaymas (Mexico) 154 mi
Third closest city location Guaymas (Mexico) 157 mi
Fourth closest city location Empalme (Mexico) 158 mi
Fifth closest city location San Juan de la Costa (Mexico) 170 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to Scorpion Bay is Loreto International Airport (LTO) in Mexico, which is 118 km (73 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Scorpion Bay is General Jose Maria Yanez International (Guaymas) Airport (GYM), also in Mexico, 248 km (154 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Scorpion Bay, Baja Sur. Use the tab navigation above to view Scorpion Bay sea temperature, Scorpion Bay photographs, Scorpion Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Scorpion Bay webcams, current wind from Baja Sur live weather stations and Scorpion Bay 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 Scorpion Bay.

 

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