Be careful, don’t risk it! Due to high waves, they put the beaches of Mazatlán on Alert


Tuesday, June 22, 2021 1:51 PM

Coordinated with the corresponding authorities, they will maintain monitoring of the climatic situation and the behavior of the sea, informed the Commander of the Aquatics

Mazatlán, Sinaloa. – Due to the climatic situation that prevails in the port since last weekend as a result of the meteorological phenomena that were nearby, the state of the sea has been changing to the degree of putting a yellow traffic light on the beaches of Mazatlán, other of them were completely closed together with the aquatic activities, highlighted Gonzalo Magallanes Romero.

The commander of the Aquatic Squad emphasized that it is not a total closure, it is only called preventive so that bathers respect the color of the flag that is in the area to visit and when entering the sea, they do not exceed after where the wave bursts.

The head of the lifeguards, stressed that during the course of the week they will monitor the new storm that is forming in the south of the Pacific.

“We restrict entry after the waves, but they can walk on the beach wetting their feet with the water on their waists, where we have red flags we are definitely restricting entry to the sea area, they are measures that we have been all over since Saturday”, he emphasized

Gonzalo Magallanes called on bathers to abide by the instructions of the lifeguard of the area they visit, the purpose of this is to avoid unfortunate situations such as those that occurred at the weekend, where two people lost their lives, he also said that going to remote areas is makes it difficult for elements that neglect a sector to move to provide support.

“There were a lot of people in the beach area, emergencies were triggered in a period of two hours, we had care, we had rescues and we had complications in some areas that were quite far away and we had to move people,” he added.

Another of the Aquatics commander’s instructions is to avoid entering with inappropriate clothing, while intoxicated or after consuming food, these factors can complicate the bather’s reaction.


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