Its a lovely bright sunny day, but the strong winds are causing problems at the airport with flights being diverted or canceled. Madeira is in yellow alert for strong winds today. Also a orange alert is in place for high waves. The north coast can expect waves of 5-7 meters. The Porto Santo ferry canceled its trip today because of the bad seas.
12 flights were canceled today in and out of Madeira, and another 3 diverted to Porto Santo. The yellow weather warning for the winds finishes at 7pm, in 1 hours time . The north coast and Porto Santo will remain on Orange warning for strong seas and waves 5-6 meters, with some possible of 10-11 meters, this warning is in place till 7am tomorrow.