Strong wind puts Madeira and Porto Santo under yellow warning between Wednesday and Friday

Madeira and Porto Santo are under yellow warning with respect to wind and sea agitation.

For mountainous regions, the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA) issued a yellow warning to be in force between the dawn of tomorrow, 13th May, and 3 pm on Friday for strong wind from the west quadrant, with gusts up to 100 km/h.

The same happens on the North Coast of Madeira, which is under a yellow warning until midnight on Friday, due to the wind from the west quadrant, with gusts that can reach 75 km/h.

The island of Porto Santo is also yellow due to the wind, between 6 am on Wednesday, until 3 pm on Friday, where gusts up to 75 km/h are expected.

As for maritime agitation, as DIÁRIO has already published this morning, the bad weather at sea will mainly affect the north coast of Madeira and Porto Santo, between 9 pm tomorrow until dawn (3 am) on Friday, with northwest waves that can reach five meters in height, therefore, under yellow warning.

From DN