At least 35 Ecuadorian beaches are on medium alert due to the strong waves registered during this week and according to the wave height forecast on Ecuadorian beaches made by Inocar.
This same Friday, dozens of citizens received a message via cell phone with information on these towns under medium threat in the provinces of Esmeraldas, Manabí, Santa Elena, and Guayas.
In Esmeraldas there are 11 beaches: Las Peñas, Tonsupa, Atacames, Same, Quingue, Muisne, Mompiche, Galera, Paufi, Bocana de Lagarto, Las Palmas.
In Manabí, 15 locations: Cojimíes, Carrizal, Pedernales, Manta, Canoa, Bahía de Caráquez, San Jacinto, Crucita, Jaramijó, San Lorenzo, Puerto Cayo, Machalilla, Puerto López, Ayampe, El Matal.
In Santa Elena, 7 beaches: Manglaralto, Punta Carnero, Chanduy, Anconcito, San Pablo, Montañita, La Libertad.
In Guayas: Engabao, Beaches.
Four beaches in the Galapagos; Jambelí, in the province of El Oro; and the Salinas-San Lorenzo area, in the province of Santa Elena have a low level of threat, according to a report by the Ecuadorian Risk Secretariat.
According to this report from the National Risk Service, this forecast is valid until this Friday, January 13, 2023. This is a warning to be careful if you enter the sea.
New wave train for next week
In a news bulletin this Friday, Inocar reported a new wave train that will arrive on the Ecuadorian coast, starting on Sunday, January 15. In Galapagos, it will be felt on Monday the 16th, while on the mainland coast on the 17th of this month.
The agency asks to reinforce security measures in maritime and recreational activities, waves between 2 and 2.5 meters high are expected. (YO)
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