Continent
North America
Country
Mexico
Next Big City
Tijuana
Next Town
San Quintin
 
Type:
Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Camping, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat
Hazards:
Mole
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat water, as it is located in the San Quintin Bay, totally protected from swell.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
No information

At low tide it is a little muddy, but there is a lot of space to launch. At high tide, it is better to launch south of the Old Pier.

Weather

Spring:
No information
Summer:
Shorty
Fall:
No information
Winter:
Normal

Can be chilly all year long. Best conditions in June (warm weather and strong winds). Water is warmer than in the open ocean.

Wind

Best Months:
July, August, September
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
N
Main Direction:
N

Wind is generally weaker than in the open ocean but can blow 20+ knots. Usual direction is north, which is sideshore. June can be foggy with not much wind. Great from mid July on.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

5 hours drive south from Los Angeles (2 hours south of Ensenada, Baja Mexico). On eastern shore of inner San Quintin Bay, 4 miles west of Hwy.1, via dirt road. Motel on site of old grist mill.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information