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Cool air continues to enter Cancun, Riviera Maya regions

Cancun, Riviera Maya — Cold Front 6 continues to bring cool air into the region causing a drop in both daytime and nighttime temperatures.

According to the National Weather Service, a surface low pressure system, potentially a tropical cyclone, is expected to move from the western Caribbean Sea and merge with a cold front along the east coast this weekend.

Shower and thunderstorm activity has increased and will become more concentrated in association with a trough of low pressure over the northwestern Caribbean Sea. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for development today and Saturday, and a tropical depression could form as the system moves northward over the northwestern Caribbean Sea away from Mexico.

With the continued entry of modified Continental Continental Air from the Gulf of Mexico to the Yucatan Peninsula, weather for the Cancun – Riviera Maya region will remain stable and mostly dry but with cool temperatures, especially at night and dawn.

Isolated north winds and occasional rainfall throughout the State of Quintana Roo is possible, however, the state will retain a gradual recovery of daytime temperatures.

The forecast for the Cancun – Riviera Maya region is partly cloudy with isolated showers. Fresh east and northeast winds of 15 to 25 kph with occasional strong squalls.

Minimum temperatures will drop to between 16C and 18C (60F to 64) with daytime highs expected between 27C and 29C (80F to 84F).