translated from Spanish: They call tourists and locals not to go into the sea for strong swell

Mazatlan.- This Monday Mazatlan records weather conditions are not favorable, so Capitanía de Puerto determined the closure of the port to the maritime navigation of vessels under 500 Units of Gross Archaeology (UAB). The restriction was taken in the early hours of this week due to northwesterly winds that with intensity 35 kilometers per hour that occur, with streaks of 45 kilometers per hour. 

Because of this, the beaches are recorded waves from 6 to 8 feet high. The Municipal Coordinator of Civil Protection, Eloy Ruiz Gastélum, said that since this morning, all activity of minor boats, aquatic, sports and recreation, is prohibited, in order to avoid any risk.


In the case of the beaches, they are also closed to bathers by the strong tidal that is presented.» There are no conditions for tourists or locals to enjoy the beaches of Mazatlan on Monday. We know that being a long weekend, in the city there are many visitors who prepare to go to the beach. The recommendation is that they take their precautions and avoid entering the sea as much as possible, or in any case that they choose to walk along the shore as the winds that are presenting are very strong,» he said. The Civil Protection Coordination added that for the next few hours, dispersed showers are expected to continue to be recorded in this region.

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