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Scorpion Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.4
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.7
Crowds: 2.9

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Scorpion Bay Spot ID

San Juanico, Scorpion Bay, Baja CA photo

Scorpion Bay

Photo credit: Susea McGearhart

Speed Racer, Scorpion Bay photo

Scorpion Bay

Photo credit: Jorge MacFarland

3rd point, Scorpion Bay photo

Scorpion Bay

Photo credit: GARRY LOGAN

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.3 °C

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Saturday, 29 August 2015, 21:34 Local time
SatSunday 30
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Wave (m) 0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 20
WNW 15
WNW 10
WNW
Wind State off off off off

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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.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

IS AT (local time)

Scorpion Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Loreto, 118 km from Scorpion Bay.

light winds from the ENE

km/h
Air temperature
36.8 °C

Current weather near Scorpion Bay

Overall Scorpion Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Scorpion Bay Location Maps

Scorpion Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Scorpion Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Scorpion Bay:

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
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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
    Empalme (Mexico)
    158 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ciudad Obregon (Mexico)
    177 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Huatabampo (Mexico)
    182 mi

Airports

  • 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.
Scorpion Bay break location map and break info

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.