Photo: Coonatramar
Photo: Coonatramar

QCOSTARICA – The ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo has been suspended indefinetly Sunday due to strong winds and waves causing damage to the structure of berthing of ships.

The announcement was made by Coonatamar, responsible for providing the service, on their Facebook page.

According to the national weather service, the  Instituto Meteorológico Nacional – IMN, a high pressure system located in the southern United States has affected the entire Central America and the Caribbean.

The phenomenon has caused strong winds throughout the country, with gusts up to 100 kilometres per hour recorded in various locations.

The most affected areas are the Central Valley and the North Pacific.

However, the IMN estimated that as of today (Monday) the strong winds are expected to decrease.

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