Carribean coast of Colombia is in the North of Colombia including the San Andres island.
The Caribbean region coast extends from the Gulf of Urabá to the Gulf of Venezuela. Straddling the coast are Colombia's two main Atlantic port cities of Barranquilla and Cartagena.
WEATHER AND WIND:
It can blow really hard, especially
along the northern half of the coast and especially during
January into April. It is a very bad idea to try to travel
these waters on a tight schedule. But all year long, at
least once every ten or 12 days, the near-shore winds let up
for two to four days at a time, producing manageable, in
fact enjoyable, sailing. From May to September almost the
entire southwest Caribbean Basin has long periods with much
convection and little or no near-shore wind and you can
motorsail in almost any direction you choose. Early fall can
provide occasional strong westerlies interspersed with calm
periods. In the event of a really strong westerly wind, get
into a protected anchorage or get offshore. As a general
rule, winds and waves are lower very close (less than five
miles) to shore. With a relaxed schedule and the assistance
of custom weather information, such as provided by Chris
Parker, it is quite reasonable to expect to be able to be
entirely non-heroic while cruising along the entire
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Located in Bosque, on the edge of the yard Manzanillo, dock welcomes about twenty ships. The club Manzanillo is well kept, clean toilets. Delicate approach (call VHF 78), little background and buoyed channel. The boats with a draft of more than 8 feet will not move. Up to 7 feet ...
Approach: Two possible entries in Cartagena: Boca Chica, cuisers will find a marked path buoys. No particular difficulties if not a regular traffic of cargo and ships.Boca Grande, North entrance of the city. Once this passage was prevented by a wall at the water awash that ...
If berthing in the Club Nautico marina, be aware that wave action and local weather (occasional violent squalls) can make conditions unpleasant at times.
This is a harbour with a lot of speedboats, water taxis and activity.
Wakes are constant during daylight hours. In order to ...
Cartagena harbor is located on the northern coast of Colombia in the Caribbean coast region. The port city is the fifth largest city in Colombia.The
Port of Cartagena is one of the most modern in South
America and one of the busiest in Colombia. Phone: (57) (5) 6608071 Fax: ...