San Pedro Bay (Philippines)

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San Pedro Bay
Commemoration of Op Damayan, 2014 141119-M-WN441-029.jpg
The Cancabato Bay, an extension of San Pedro Bay in Tacloban
San Pedro Bay is located in Philippines
San Pedro Bay
San Pedro Bay
Location within the Philippines
Location Eastern Visayas, Philippines
Coordinates 11°10′37″N 125°06′28″E / 11.1769°N 125.1078°E / 11.1769; 125.1078Coordinates: 11°10′37″N 125°06′28″E / 11.1769°N 125.1078°E / 11.1769; 125.1078
Type bay
Part of Leyte Gulf

San Pedro Bay is a bay in the Philippines, at the northwest end of Leyte Gulf, about 15 km east-west and 20 km north-south. The bay is bounded by two islands; on the north and east by Samar, and on the east by Leyte. It is connected by San Juanico Strait to Carigara Bay of the Samar Sea. The largest city on the bay is Tacloban City, the capital of Leyte province.