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Cold Front #13 over the Yucatan Peninsula is expected to dissipate in the course of the morning, however it will maintain interaction with a low pressure channel in the SW Gulf of Mexico causing occasional rains, which may be strong (2-3 inches) in Quintana Roo, and waves of 2-4 meters (6-13ft) along the coast and winds gusting to 50-60kph (30-37mph). On the 4-day forecast--Being encircled forecasts rain & purple squigglies indicate wind. Onda Tropical-Tropical Wave. The photo is sunrise from MVC B&B.
Today is the 110th anniversary of the start of La Revolución Mexicana,
which ended the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz after more than three
decades and caused major social & economic changes in Mexico.
There's no parade this year, so here's some photos from 2013 & 2017,
Today the municipality continues to report a total of 223 cases with 20
deaths and 188 recovered. This is the 11th day with no new reported
cases (or deaths).
On the national map for 11/19, the municipality reports 150 suspicious (one more than yesterday) and 115 negatives (the same as yesterday). The state geoportal hasn't been updated since Nov. 17th.
#1-This was the first week since April that Isla Mujeres has had zero reported cases.
In Quintana Roo, there have been nearly 14,000 reported cases of C-19, and nearly 1900 deaths, since the first case was reported on Friday, March 13, in Cancun. Our Northern Zone has reported nearly 70% of the cases in the state. The distribution of these nearly 9600 cases among the seven municipalities of our Northern Zone is shown in the next colored graphics.
With a total of 223 reported cases, Isla Mujeres accounts for only 1.6% of the state's cases, and only 2.3% of those in our Zone. We are the second least populous of the seven municipalities in our Northern Zone, behind Puerto Morelos.
#4-This past week our Northern Zone's Growth Rate hit an all time low of 0.2. It was highest in June & July when it was 1-1.8 (Those months aren't included in the graphic--no room).
Last night, the
Governor announced that our Northern Zone Contagion Rate has finally
dropped to 0.87. Since late October, he repeatedly warned us it was at
0.98 and that 1 is the limit for returning to the Orange. (The Contagion
Rate calculates how many people are being infected by each person with
C-19.) Our Zone has been in Yellow since Sept. 7, which caused
capacities to increase to 60% at hotels & restaurants & opened
the beaches, increasing tourism. The Governor reminded everyone not to let their guard down & it is very important to continue with the preventative measures.
That says Cancun (Benito Juarez municipality)-6520
The highest growth rates were in June-July when they were between 1 and 1.8.
From the City (Ayuntamiento de Isla Mujeres)
Commemoration of the 110th anniversary of the beginning of the Mexican Revolution
MaraVilla Caribe Bed & Beach
Four rentals with large glass doors overlooking our white
sand beach and
the beautiful Caribbean sea, with
kitchenettes & fast WIFI. In the upscale
neighborhood of Bachilleres,
convenient to downtown
the colonias, yet
separate. Quiet & Private.
amenities include hammocks,
chairs, beach towels,
washer & dryer, loungers, shared bikes, BBQ grill, and safes. Panoramic
views from the
rooftop terrace. Large sliding doors open to a patio &
the white sand backyard-beach, overlooking the Caribbean sea. Downtown
is ~ a mile away; we're on
all four bus routes or flag a $3 taxi. Off street parking. In the quiet
neighborhood of Bachilleres, sleep to the sounds of the sea.. $275/$325/$425 wk $40/50/$65nt
Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. We provide a list of links & direction to over 20 eateries within ten minutes walk, including Mango Cafe, Mike's Pizza, Brisas, Rosa Sirena, Coco Jaguar, Manolitos, La Chatita, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery Chedraui & the local craft brewery. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend Yoga classes a couple villas away at Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores.```````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
|Full moon rose Oct. 31-6:30p|
Nov 1-Sunday at 7:07p
Nov 2-Monday at 7:46p
Nov 3 Tuesday at 8:30p
Nov 4 Wednesday at 9:18p
Nov 5 Thursday at 10:10p
Sunrise 6:50-7:07 (beginning vs end of month)
Turtles continue hatching out at the Tortugranja in November
Public events have been suspended due to C-19. Holidays have featured online competitions and events.
Nov. 1-2--Dia de los Muertos/ Day of the Dead
Nov. 9-20--Buen Fin (Sales)
Thursday, Nov. 12--Postal Workers Day El Día del Cartero y del Empleado Postal
Monday, Nov. 16-- Día de la Revolución Day off (Long weekend) Offices close.
Friday, Nov. 20--Día de la Revolución
Nov. 16-17--Leonid meteor shower, without moon interference this year. Beginning after midnight and peaking before dawn.
Thursday, Nov. 26--Normally celebrations for Isla's Patron Saint would begin and continue thru her day, December 8, but this year public celebrations have been suspended due to C-19.
Monday, Nov. 30--Official end of Hurricane season
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
LINK to GOES East Band 16 GIF (animation)
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres
LINK to NHC
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