Category Archives: Colombia

Mighty Matthew

We have been closely watching a large storm since it left the African coast last Friday, building in size and strength before turning from depression 97L into Tropical Storm Matthew just as it arrived at the Windward Islands on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Ravenous Reef Shark!

It has made a nice change to get some diving in over the last couple of weeks, although timings were difficult as the weather has not been brilliant.  Tropical waves have been passing through the Caribbean every 3 to 4 … Continue reading

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Carnival Week, Providencia

Shortly before the mayhem of Carnival started we managed to explore the island further with Ted and Barbara from Rosa dos Ventos.  With so much rain over the last couple of weeks the island is now flourishing and previously bare trees … Continue reading

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Colin and Bob

Colin soon developed into a tropical storm as it left Mexico and accelerated towards Florida with 50mph winds causing widespread flooding.  There seems to be a general trend developing over the western Caribbean this month as tropical waves sweep across on their … Continue reading

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Hurricane Season in full swing

Here on the small island of Providencia in the Western Caribbean we are just still in the ‘hurricane zone’, so a close watch as always is on the weather as the season started officially on 1st June and runs until … Continue reading

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Providencia Island, Colombia

We left Grand Cayman with a great forecast for our 3 day sail to the small island of Providencia, although 120 miles off the coast of Nicaragua it actually belongs to Colombia. As the forecast was good for the following 5 days … Continue reading

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