"Major" storms are rare to hit there BUT it will kick up...


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Posted by weather on August 19, 2001 at 20:50:42:

In Reply to: Cozumel and Chantal posted by Frank on August 19, 2001 at 17:36:25:

the surf and swells which causes many dive and fishing operators and ferryboats to suspend activities for a day or so.
The VIS is affected close to shore (where 99% of dives happen) but the planes land Right before and just after a storm passes over because they sell beer and margarita's during storms. If the storm is a few miles north or south they go right in!.. Got to keep them dollars rolling in!
Three days bounceback usually after a big storm. It can be months after a direct hit. Been there to clean up twice, we found ten foot high piles of coral, crabs and fish all along the shore and it took days just to get a path to condo dug out. Not likely this time.


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