Tuesday , June 15 2021

Seven islands of Azorean under an orange warning due to maritime disturbance

"With the eastern drift of Carlos's depression, there has been a marked improvement in the weather through the Azores. The strong seizures of the sea, especially in the western and central groups to begin with waves of seven to eight meters to & # 39; The north-west significant height (orange level), is going on steadily until next season, "said the IPMA in a press release today.

In the western group islands, São Miguel and Santa Maria, the second most serious orange warning, will continue until 18:00 (another time in Lisbon), with northwest waves with seven to eight meters high ".

Already in the central group islands (Terceira, São Jorge, Pico, Faial and Graciosa), the only golden warning is forecast until 12:00 today.

The eastern group (Flores and Corvo), which was on Friday under red warning, was on yellow warning.

This warning, which predicts waves of six to seven meters high, will be held until 06:00 a Sunday in every island of the archipelago.

The Azores Civil Defense and Firemen (SRPCBA) Service recommends self-defense measures, such as reinforcing ship anchor, taking special care in the circulation near the coast and not exercising activities that are related to & # 39; the sea.

The archipelago of the Azores therefore joins the south and south coasts of Madeira and Porto Santo and the 10 regions of Portugal that are between today and Monday, under an orange and yellow warning due to the prospects of strong maritime harassment , according to the Institute of the Portuguese Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA).

At Madeira, the golden warning for the beam at sea, with a forecast of northwest waves of five to six meters, will reach 11 meters high, effective between 12:00 a.m. and 12:00 a.m. Photo.

Already on the mainland of Portugal, the parts of Porto, Faro, Setúbal, Viana do Castelo, Lisbon, Leiria, Beja, Aveiro, Coimbra and Braga will be given an orange warning (between 21:00 today and 12:00 noon on Sundays) due to the northwest wave forecast of five to six meters, reaching 10 meters in height.

According to the IPMA, the golden warning is the second scale of four and indicates a moderate weather situation for high risk.

The yellow warning, the third of the scale, reveals a risk situation for some activities depending on the weather situation.

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