The waves that have been recorded on January 10 have left several effects in the province of Santa Elena.
On the La Libertad canton boardwalk, the force of the waves destroyed part of the wooden railings of one of the breakwaters, a work carried out by the Municipality.
That entity reported that corrective measures will be taken and that a reinforcement of the structure that is still in a 60% construction process will be done through the contractor.
From this January 10 there will be waves of up to 2.5 meters on the Ecuadorian coast
In the Salinas canton, the tide rose after 6:00 p.m. to the sidewalk and some streets were full of water.
The Captaincy issued a press release announcing the suspension of nautical sports and recreational activities. This will be until second order.
Videos show strong waves on the coast of Santa Elena
The Oceanographic and Antarctic Institute of the Navy announced a wave coming from the northwest with considerable energy with waves of height between 1.5 meters and 2.5 meters.
They asked the fishing sector to take precautions and security in their tasks.
Within a new report, the National Risk Service has indicated that from January 11 to 13, 2023 there will be a medium level of threat (yellow flag) on 37 beaches. This is a warning to be careful if you enter the sea.
In Santa Elena, the beaches of Manglaralto, Punta Carnero, Anconcito, Chanduy, among others, are under medium threat. Salinas was listed as low threat. (YO)
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