big waves of pacific groundswell Swell will be smaller than last one.

Groundswell will be weaker than last time

Swell expected to appear today through Friday, says Civil Protection office

Big waves are in the forecast for much of the Pacific coast but they won’t be as big as those seen at the beginning of the month, when they reached 10 meters in height.

The Pacific groundswell, a phenomenon known in Spanish as “mar de fondo,” is forecast for today through Friday but the national coordinator of Civil Protection said it won’t be as strong as last time.

Luis Felipe Puente said the swell will have less intensity than that which struck the coast between May 1 and 3, leaving three people dead and hundreds of homes and businesses damaged.

Waves of two to three meters are forecast for Oaxaca, Guerrero, Michoacán, Colima, Jalisco and Nayarit.

Puente said people should avoid beaches due to the waves and strong currents, particularly if a black or red flag is flying.

Source: Milenio (sp)

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