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Cool temperatures arrive in Cancun, Riviera Maya with new cold front

Last updated on September 14, 2020

Cancun, Riviera Maya, Q.R. — The National Meteorological Service reports cool air is expected for the Yucatan Peninsula after the entry of Cold Front 32 early Monday.

The latest cold front began entering the Yucatan Peninsula Sunday night, which has resulted in a decrease in temperatures already being felt Monday morning. Servicio Meteorológico Nacional says the mass of cold air, which is located on the southern center of the Gulf of Mexico, began moving in the direction of the Yucatan Peninsula late Sunday.

The anticipated low temperatures will affect the northern, northeastern, eastern and central states of the country. In their early morning report, el Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SMN) says that due to this frontal system, wind gusts exceeding 80 kilometers per hour and waves from two to four meters are expected along the coasts of Tamaulipas and Veracruz.

For the Yucatan Peninsula, Cold Front 32 will cause gusts of 60 km/h with waves of one to three meters along the south coast of Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo. The mass of polar air is expected to blanket the region for three days, moving away for Thursday.