Saturday, June 16, 2018

Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events Saturday, June 16

This is the live webcam at North Beach / Playa Norte.  HERE is a timelapse version, that you can set to slow or fast (fps-frames per second). It takes a few seconds to load.
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A "Zone of Instability" is passing over our region, with advisories about possible heavy rain, and a low chance (10%) of development.

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Sat Jun 16 2018 (That's 1a "Isla time"/EST)
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
Disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity extending from the northwestern Caribbean Sea to the southern Gulf of Mexico is associated with a surface trough. Environmental conditions are not expected to be favorable for significant development. However, heavy rains and gusty winds are likely to spread across the Yucatan Peninsula and the central Gulf of Mexico through Saturday. This activity is likely to reach portions of the Texas and southwestern Louisiana coasts by Sunday. For more details on this system please
see products issued by your local weather office and High Seas
Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...10 percent.

8am this morning
LINK to NOAA site with this GIF/animation on it, if you want to see an updated version


 FB News Sites about Isla Mujeres

  Tvisla Mujeres    

There's a weather advisory from yesterday. LINK  

Isla Mujeres Al Dia    

There's a weather advisory from yesterday

VIDEO of rainy weather, taken from a pier.

VIDEO from Punta Sur with reporter saying rainy weather is expected to continue this weekend.

There are photos from yesterday morning, including street scenes and bay views of the Marinsa ferry.

Noti Isla Mujeres   

There's a weather advisory from yesterday.

VIDEO of the Director of Civil Protection Civil Ulises Berman saying the rainy weather is expected to continue this weekend, with some intense rain, due to the system passing over the Yucatan peninsula. He also gave recommendations about taking care so trash doesn't end up in the streets and clogging the storm drains. 

High school students complete school year LINK  

The ~350 students of Colegio de Bachilleres high school completed the school year on Thursday, June 14th, and dedicated Friday to cleaning classrooms and washing desks. More than 80 students graduated, and will receive their diplomas on July 7, at a graduation dinner at the Isla Mujeres Convention Center.
  Now that this school year has concluded, the entrance exam will be held on Saturday, June 16 at 8am. for those who want to attend in 2018-2019. It is estimated that about 150 students are seeking to attend, with the majority being graduated of the island's middle school, "Benito Juarez", and a smaller number coming from private schools and other destinations.

IM Noticias   


From  por esto Link to their Isla Mujeres articles & photos

Por Esto still hasn't updated the Isla Mujeres section, which usually occurs by 5am.


From the Municipal Facebook site.....  (  FB page link)

In accordance with the electoral laws, the municipal Facebook site has suspended the release of information as of March 29, until after the election on July 1st.

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View from the rooms.

MaraVilla Caribe   Bed & Beach    Three rentals with large glass doors overlooking our white sand beach and the beautiful Caribbean sea, with  kitchenettes & free WIFI. In the coastal neighborhood of  Bachilleres, among upscale villas & boutique hotelitos, convenient to downtown or the colonias, yet separate.  Quiet & Private.   
 Kitchen in a large studio. (Sur & Norte are identical)
Kitchenette in small room, Medio. There's a table & chairs across from it & a double bed.
A large slider opens from each of the 3 rooms onto the patio where each has a table & chairs, hammock & clotheslines. The BBQ is behind the pole, and the outdoor shower is outa the pic at left.
Large studio (Norte), I'm standing in the kitchen. A queen & single bed.

Free amenities such as hammocks, BBQ grills, outdoor shower, portable beach chairs & beach towels, washer & dryer, loungers. Breathtaking panoramic views from the rooftop terrace. Large sliding doors open to a patio & our backyard-beach, overlooking the Caribbean sea. Upstairs room also available. Downtown is  ~ a mile away; if you don't feel like walking,  flag a $2 taxi. Parking. You can enjoy the music & crowds downtown, then come home our quiet neighborhood of Bachilleres where you'll  sleep to the sounds of the sea.$275/$325/$425 wk   $40/50/$65nt  Monthly Discounts

Large studio (Sur) with Queen & Single bed. Slider door & view are behind me.

Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. Within ten minutes walk are a variety of restaurants including Mango Cafe, Brisas, Manolitos, La Chatita, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery , Chedraui. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend Yoga classes a couple villas away at hotelito Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores and small local restaurants. It takes 20-30  minutes to walk downtown.

June Events
Provided by MaraVilla Caribe & Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events
Full moon rising over the Caribbean 
June  1  10:07
June  2  10:52
June  3  11:35

June 27   7:14
June 28   8:03
June 29   8:49
June 30   9:33
Painting by Pamela Haase
Sunset  ~7:25
Sunrise ~6:05
It's whale shark tour season (thru mid September) and turtle nesting season (thru mid October). 
Photo by Tony Garcia of turtles mating off Punta Sur
Tortugranja staff collecting eggs at MaraVilla Caribe beach

A busy night for the mama turtles digging nests at MVC

Friday, June 1 Navy Day  Día de la Marina. Usually there is a wreath placed at sea in memory of sailors who lost their lives at sea.

Saturday, June 2 Plogging cleanup 8a  Location TBA  LINK   Action for Isla link

Sunday, June 3 Noches Magicas performances at 8p on the Town Square

Tuesday, June 5 World Environment Day  

Friday, June 8 World Ocean's Day

Saturday, June 9 Plogging cleanup 8a  Location TBA LINK   Action for Isla link

Sunday, June 10 Noches Magicas performances at 8p on the Town Square

Saturday, June 16 Plogging cleanup 8a  Location TBA LINK   Action for Isla link

Sunday, June 17 Father's Day

Sunday, June 17 Noches Magicas performances at 8p on the Town Square

Thursday, June 21 Summer Solstice

Sat & Sun, June 22 & 23  Women's fishing tournament "La Dorada del Caribe" Fifth edition

Saturday, June 23 Plogging cleanup 8a  Location TBA LINK   Action for Isla link

Sunday, June 24 Noches Magicas performances at 8p on the Town Square
  Sources for Weather Information:
LINK to Civil Protection Q Roo weather bulletin  (Spanish)
LINK to Mexico National Weather Service (Spanish)
 LINK to satellite images for the Mexico National Weather Service (Yucatan peninsula is under Satellite GOES Este, I recommend "Animacion")
LINK to GOES East Band 16 GIF (animation)
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres    
LINK to Tropic Watch (in English)
LINK to NHC in US (in English)
LINK to Tropical Tidbits (in English)

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