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🇲🇽 MEXICO - PACIFIC

🇲🇽 MEXICO - CARIBBEAN

DOCUMENTATION MEXICO
Passport Valid for at least 6 months; requires one blank page
Boat Documentation Coast Guard Doc (Original)
Proof of Insurance Liability from a Mexican provider required
Crewlist Required at checkin/out
Zarpe Required at checkin/out
OFFICIAL PROCEDURES  
Official Country Visa None if stay is less than 180 days
Immigration Visa Good for 180 days; must leave country to renew
Required Permits TIP (Temporary Import Permit) – good for 10 years; fishing license required for each person aboard
Upon Arrival Visit: Immigration; Customs; Port Authority
Upon Departure Visit: Immigration; Customs; Port Captain
Entry & Exit Fees: Free to $50
Notes: Expect to be boarded by Navy upon entering and/or leaving the country
   
OTHER  
Required Vaccinations None
Pets Vaccination Certificate
   
Currency: Peso

 

Crime Index Safety Index Corruption Index Corruption Score GDP Pop (M) Life Ex. Cost of Living Groc. Rest. $ Loc.Purch.P.
50.32 49.68 123 30% 8,699 124 76.7 29.39 28.88 26.78 50.43

US EMBASSY
TEL (01-55) 5080-2000
Paseo de la Reforma 305
Colonia Cuauhtenoc
06500 Mexico, DF

 

WEATHER PACIFIC & CARIBBEAN

TIDAL RANGE PACIFIC

  • North Ensenada 8.5 Feet
  • North Inside the Sea of Cortez tidal range 21 feet
  • Central Mexico Puerto Vallarta 6.1 feet
  • Central Mexico Acapulco 4 feet
  • South Mexico Chiapas 6 feet

TIDAL RANGE CARIBBEAN

  • Isla Mujeres Mexico 1.21ft. (0.37m)
  • Cancun 0.8 feet
  • Veracruz Mexico 3.18ft. (0.97m).

MEXICO PILOT CHARTS PACIFIC

Mexican Pilot Charts delineate measuring pints wind and flows, air and ocean temperatures, wave heights,  rain, barometric weight, and climate conditions at various seasons. The data used to assemble these midpoints was acquired from oceanographic and meteorologic perceptions over hundreds of years during the late eighteenth and nineteenth hundreds of years.

The diagrams are planned to help the prudent mariner choose routes  with respect to the normal climate and sea conditions. For an explanation of historic Mexican’s Climatology and how to read Wind-roses follow this link.

MEXICO PACIFIC HISTORIC HURRICANE TRACKS

MEXICO PILOT CHARTS CARIBBEAN

Pilot Charts of Mexico Caribbean depict averages in prevailing winds and currents, air and sea temperatures, wave heights, ice limits, visibility, barometric pressure, and weather conditions at different times of the year. The information used to compile these averages was obtained from oceanographic and meteorologic observations over many decades during the late 18th and 19th centuries. Charts aid the navigator in selecting the fastest and safest routes with regards to the expected weather and ocean conditions. For an explanation of historic Mexican Caribbean Climatology and how to read Wind-roses follow this link.

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MEXICO CHARTS PACIFIC

MEXICO SOUTH BOUND ROUTE SEGMENTS

SOUTH BOUND

🇺🇸 SAN DIEGO - ENSENADA 🇲🇽
65 nm

🇲🇽 ENSENADA - TURTLE BAY
300 nm

🇲🇽 TURTLE BAY - CABO SAN LUCAS
460 nm

🇲🇽 CABO SAN LUCAS - Puerto Vallarta
370 nm

🇲🇽 PUERTO VALLARTA - BARRA DE NAVIDAD
160 nm

🇲🇽 BARRA DE NAVIDAD - ZIHUATANEJO
215 nm

🇲🇽 ZIHUATANEJO - ACAPULCO - HUATULCO
360 nm

🇲🇽 HUATULCO - CHIAPAS
253 nm

🇲🇽 CHIAPAS - PUERTO QUETZAL 🇬🇹
115 NM


ALERTS

 

KNOWN HIGH RISK AREAS

Do Not Travel To:

  • Colima state due to crime.
  • Guerrero state due to crime.
  • Michoacán state due to crime.
  • Sinaloa state due to crime.
  • Tamaulipas state due to crime and kidnapping.

Reconsider Travel To:

  • Chihuahua state due to crime.
  • Coahuila state due to crime.
  • Durango state due to crime.
  • Jalisco state due to crime.
  • Mexico state due to crime.
  • Morelos state due to crime.
  • Nayarit state due to crime.
  • Nuevo Leon state due to crime.
  • San Luis Potosi state due to crime.
  • Sonora state due to crime.
  • Zacatecas state due to crime.

For detailed information on all states in Mexico, please see below.

If you decide to travel to Mexico:

  • Keep your traveling companions and family back home informed of your travel plans. If separating from your travel group, send a friend your GPS location. If taking a taxi alone, take a photo of the taxi number and/or license plate and text to a friend.
  • Use toll roads when possible and avoid driving alone or at night. In many states, police presence and emergency services are extremely limited outside the state capital or major cities.
  • Exercise increased caution when visiting local bars, nightclubs, and casinos.
  • Do not display signs of wealth, such as wearing expensive watches or jewelry.
  • Be extra vigilant when visiting banks or ATMs.