The most recent information regarding the seaweed conditions in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya. Data, cleaning efforts, and an anticipated amount of sargassum
Keep up-to-date with the most recent information on the seaweed conditions in Cancun and the sargassum forecast updates report in the Riviera Maya and the Mexican Caribbean.
Find out more about the preparations that the authorities of Isla Mujeres are making for the sargassum seaweed season in the year 2022 in the state of Quintana Roo here.
Sargassum arrivals have decreased up to 83% in Mahahual. Mahahual's coastal crews collect a daily average of five tons of sargassum.
Massive amounts of sargassum accumulated on the shores of Progreso Beach the first weekend in September. Dozens of locals and out-of-towners took advantage of the port's amenities.
August and September are peak months for Tulum seaweed. The Navy said that Tulum's five beaches have a high level of sargassum arrival, while seven of Cancun's 11 beaches are moderate.
The objective is to detect and measure the size of sargassum stains, as well as to help prevent their arrival on the Quintana Roo reefs and beaches. The images captured are freely available and come from the Sentinel-2 satellite of the European Space Agency.