The sometimes heavy rain or showers forecast between today and next Monday led the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere to issue notices to Madeira, extending to the North Coast, South and Mountain Regions. This is also in effect a yellow warning for the wind, but only from tomorrow.
The North Coast, South and mountainous regions are in the ‘yellow’, with warnings for rain divided in two periods. They start today at 6:00 p.m. and remain until noon tomorrow. They are resumed at 6 pm and remain in force until 7 am on Monday.
In the mountainous regions a warning was also issued for the wind, which will be strong in the South quadrant with bursts up to 90 km / h from midnight today until 7 am on Monday.
Due to adverse conditions, the Funchal Harbor Authority issued a notice regarding the weather (wind and sea) to the seafront, until 6 o’clock tomorrow. The wind will be from S / SW Bonancoso (13 to 18 KM / H) to moderate, becoming gradually moderate (19 to 26 km / h) to cool, sometimes very cool (36 to 44 km / h) at the end of the day in part W.
The visibility will be good to moderate, becoming from the late afternoon also weak in zone W. The rippling on the North coast will be NW, with waves of 1.5 to 2.5 meters, increasing gradually to 2.5 3.5 meters from the afternoon.
To the south, the waves will be from SW with 1 to 1.5 meters, gradually increasing up to 2 meters.
The captaincy recommends that ship owners or shipowners take the necessary precautions to keep them in ports of refuge.
For today, the IPMA provides generally overcast sky, periods of rain or showers, sometimes strong from the afternoon, especially on the south slopes and uplands.The wind will be weak to moderate (10 to 30 km / h) of the South quadrant, blowing sometimes strong (up to 40 km / h) in the highlands. The IPMA says there will be a slight rise in temperature.
In Funchal, the sky will also be generally very cloudy and rain or showers will appear, sometimes strong from the afternoon. The wind will be weak to moderate (10 to 30 km / h) of the South quadrant.