Scorpion Bay (San Juanico) Spot ID
Best: Swell SSW | Wind WNW
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C
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.
For Bahia San Juanico, Baja California Sur, Mexico, 4 km from Scorpion Bay (San Juanico).
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At Outer Points San Juanico wx, 1 km from Scorpion Bay (San Juanico).
Overall Scorpion Bay (San Juanico) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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Visitor Reviews of Scorpion Bay (San Juanico)
“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 !”
Will from UNITED STATES - 17 May 2014
Wave buoys nearest to Scorpion Bay (San Juanico):
- Closest wave buoy546 mi
- Second closest wave buoy602 mi
- Third closest wave buoy651 mi
- Fourth closest wave buoy690 mi
- Fifth closest wave buoy706 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Scorpion Bay (San Juanico):
- 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.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Scorpion Bay (San Juanico), Baja Sur. Use the tab navigation above to view Scorpion Bay (San Juanico) sea temperature, Scorpion Bay (San Juanico) photographs, Scorpion Bay (San Juanico) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Scorpion Bay (San Juanico) webcams, current wind from Baja Sur live weather stations and Scorpion Bay (San Juanico) 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 (San Juanico).