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Topic: surfing in the mexican caribbean?

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By:

Natgeo

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RE: surfing in the mexican caribbean?

« on: December 27 2007 10:12:00 »

DDUUH  ! Oh, Asscar, did you know Veracruz (on the GULF) is not near your Baja surf??shop; you would have to paddle 200 miles across the Baja gulf, then trek or take Copper Cyn. train for several thousand miles across scorching desert to 'surf' the alledged Mex. Carib? How,,,z about sticking to Tempe wave pool with Tomcat??? I'm sure teacquer guy could send you an atlas, so you don't get's lost going to the Quickie-Mart down the street to get grammama,,s a cold 40'!!!

By:

carlos

RE: surfing in the mexican caribbean?

« Reply #1 on: February 05 2008 12:02:00 »

there are several classic right point breaks along the north coast of the Yucatan peninsula, and they work when there is either a strong low over lousiana, miss., alabama, etc. Go to the map page at the mexicosurfshop com site.

By:

Natgeo

RE: surfing in the mexican caribbean?

« Reply #2 on: February 05 2008 13:02:00 »

There are right points, but, there called reef breaks for the intellectual traveler; mangroves break up the wave patterns over sand bottoms and there are NO rock reefs because of tectonic activity. The perpetual onshore trades make this venture sketchy at best.

By:

ken

RE: surfing in the mexican caribbean?

« Reply #3 on: November 20 2009 00:11:00 »

Who is the kook natgeo? The Mex Caribe starts in xcalak and stretches up to isle holbox. The yucatan does have some decent spots on the other side as well though. Check out wannasurf to see detailed descriptions and tide reports. Of course the best time is during storm swells like two weeks ago.

By:

NatGeo

RE: surfing in the mexican caribbean?

« Reply #4 on: November 25 2009 23:11:00 »

If you refer to NOAA index and consider depth, salinities, currents, there is NO Mexical Caribbean- it's a non-mixing area because of many factors, firstly being the center of the Mesozoic extinction because of massive asteroid hit and resulting crater in the 'gulf' and  environmental  destruction on land. If Barbie and Ken want to make up names, that's there perousal, but ,I'll be catching the bars and reefs ,because, I  my research and you did your grammmaammmaaa! hahahhaaaaa!


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