18°20′0″N 88°5′0″W / 18.33333°N 88.08333°W / 18.33333; -88.08333

Satellite photo of Chetumal Bay, with the Caribbean Sea (right/east).

Chetumal Bay is a large bay of the western Caribbean Sea on the southern coast of the Yucatán Peninsula.

It is located in northern Belize and southeastern Mexico.

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The mouth of Chetumal Bay is directed southward and buffered by the large Belizean island of Ambergris Caye.

Corozal Bay is a smaller inland inlet, that extends to the southwest in the upper region of Chetumal Bay. It is named after the town of Corozal on it.

Chetumal is a major city on the bay, located in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo.

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