Coast of mainland Portugal and Madeira under yellow warning due to the sea agitation

The yellow warning is issued by the IPMA whenever there is a risk situation for certain activities depending on the weather situation.

José Coelho / Lusa

The entire coast of mainland Portugal and Madeira is now under yellow warning due to the forecast of maritime unrest, with northwest waves measuring 4 to 5 meters, according to the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA).

The districts of Viana do Castelo, Braga, Porto, Aveiro, Coimbra, Leiria, Lisbon, Setúbal, Beja and Faro are with yellow warning until 00:00 on Tuesday.

The IPMA also turned the north coast of Madeira and the island of Porto Santo in yellow until 18 pm today due to the sea turmoil, forecasting waves of northwest with 00 meters.

The yellow warning is issued by the IPMA whenever there is a risk situation for certain activities depending on the weather situation.

For today, periods of very cloudy skies are expected in the continent, becoming gradually less cloudy in the Central and South regions from the afternoon.

The forecast also points to weak showers in the North and Center regions, especially on the coast until mid-morning, being more likely in the highlands and the possibility of snowfall above 1.200 / 1.400 meters until early in the morning.

Weak to moderate wind from the west quadrant is also expected, sometimes blowing strong in the highlands until mid-morning, fog or morning fog in some places and a small drop in temperature, being more significant from the minimum.

The minimum temperatures on the continent will vary between 4 degrees Celsius (in Guarda and Bragança) and 12 (in Faro) and the maximum between 8 (in Guarda) and 19 (in Faro).

For Madeira, the IPMA predicts periods of very cloudy skies, being generally very cloudy until mid-morning, and rainy periods, more frequent in the northern and highlands slopes, changing to a regime of generally weak and infrequent showers. from mid-morning.

A light to moderate north wind is also forecast, turning northeast from the beginning of the morning and a small drop in temperature in the highlands.

In Madeira, temperatures will vary between 19 and 24 degrees and in Porto Santo between 18 and 23 degrees.

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