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Early Build Up Threatens To Ruin Tourist Beach Days Premature buildups of seaweed are causing concern among travelers who have upcoming trips booked to Cancun. This particular type of seaweed, known as sargassum is an annual battle for coastal cities in the Mexican Caribbean and much further beyond. Cancun, Tulum, and Playa del Carmen have …

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The Mexican Secretariat of the Navy reported that 47 beaches in Quintana Roo including Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum can expect large amount of seaweed (Sargassum) accumulating this week. “The trajectories of our current models show three groups of sargassum have a high probability of landfalls on the coast this week,” said a statement from the Secretariat …

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The battle with seaweed (sargassum) is on for Cancun hotels and city workers. The Cancun Sun was on the ground in the famous hotel zone of Cancun this week to observe the seaweed accumulations over the course of the day. Here is exactly what to expect as visitors to Cancun during seaweed season. Can you …

Read More about Seaweed Piles Up On Cancun Hotel Zone Beaches – What Visitors Need To Know

It was a tough weekend for Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean in the fight against sargassum which is a brown type of seaweed that accumulates on beaches from May until August. 250 kilometers of beaches in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Tulum were affected. The arrival of the seaweed caught hoteliers off guard as the arrival …

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Sargassum which is a brown type of seaweed will arrive on the coasts of Quintana Roo in the next 15 days with low density reported the Sargassum Technical Advisory Council of Quintana Roo. The council is made up of scientists and specialists that advise the the three levels of government on forecasts, management and collection of …

Read More about Seaweed Season Will Arrive in Cancun Within 2 Weeks

With the Sargassum season approaching, Cancun and Quintana Roo officials are concerned over a 44 square km patch of seaweed floating off the coast of Africa. Sargassum is a brown type of seaweed that collects on the white sand beaches of the Mexican Caribbean every year. In recent years the Sargassum has continued to get …

Read More about Cancun Seaweed Season Approaches As NASA Spots 44 Sq. Km Sargassum Patch