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Which body of water connects Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea?

Last Updated: 10th January, 2020

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Yucatán Channel

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Similarly, you may ask, what connects the Caribbean Sea to the Gulf of Mexico?

The Yucatán Channel or Straits of Yucatán (Spanish: Canal de Yucatán) is a strait between Mexico and Cuba. It connects the Yucatán Basin of the Caribbean Sea with the Gulf of Mexico.

Also, which body of water connects the Gulf and Caribbean? The Gulf of Mexico is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the Straits of Florida, between Cuba and the U.S. state of Florida. It is connected to the Caribbean Sea by the Yucatn Channel, between Cuba and the Mexican peninsula of Yucatn.

Keeping this in view, which body of water separates Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea?

Yucatan Channel

Which body of water connects Gulf of Mexico?

It is connected to part of the Atlantic Ocean through the Florida Straits between the U.S. and Cuba, and with the Caribbean Sea (with which it forms the American Mediterranean Sea) via the Yucatán Channel between Mexico and Cuba. With the narrow connection to the Atlantic, the Gulf experiences very small tidal ranges.

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