Gulf of Tehuantepec

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an arm of the Pacific in southern Mexico

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The Gulf of Tehuantepec has strong north winds that often blow during the winter months.
Similarly, favourable south-west winds blow as far as the Gulf of Tehuantepec until September or October, although gales might be encountered, particularly near Fonseca, as might squalls and thunderstorms further north.
As the press reported in January 2006, yacht designer Richard Woods and his 32-foot catamaran Eclipse were caught in a "perfect storm" in the Gulf of Tehuantepec in southern Mexico.
This decrease in the size at maturity could be due to the exploitation of the population, such as was reported by Ronquillo (1999) for the silky shark in the Gulf of Tehuantepec.
In a complaint filed before the CEC last year, a coalition of fishing cooperatives and environmental organizations charged that PEMEX and other federal and state agencies failed to take steps to clean up the Laguna Superior of the Gulf of Tehuantepec off Oaxaca state after a truck accident spilled gasoline into the waterway.