These 6 Caribbean Travel Hotspots To See Record Seaweed Invasion In Summer 2024

The Mexican Sargassum Monitoring Network (RDMS) has discovered 7,400 tons of sargassum (5,000 square kilometers) floating on their way to six Caribbean hotspots.

Unfavorable dominant winds from east to west in the Atlantic Sea make experts forecast that hundreds of tons of that sargassum will start reaching multiple countries in two weeks.

“The main geostrophic marine currents and dominant winds, which run from east to west, will drag this sargassum in the coming weeks towards the waters of the Mexican Caribbean,” reads the RDMS statement.

The invasion, as the RDMS calls it, is expected to affect Caribbean beaches from June through August. In other words, summer plans might be

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