Funchal captaincy extends warning of strong winds and storms until Saturday

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The captaincy of the Port of Funchal today extended the warnings of sea turbulence and strong winds until 18:00 on Saturday based on the forecasts of the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere

According to the regional maritime authority, the wind may be strong and visibility at sea “good to moderate”.

As for the swell, on the north coast the waves will be between four and six meters, with four meters on the south side.

Due to this weather situation, the captaincy recommends that the entire maritime community and the population in general take care, both when preparing to go to sea and when at sea or in coastal areas.

The instructions include strengthening mooring and close monitoring of moored and anchored boats, avoiding walks by the sea or in areas exposed to sea waves and not practicing recreational fishing, especially near cliffs and cliff areas frequently hit by breaking waves.

Hervé Hubert
Hervé Hubert
Hervé Hubert is a 55-year-old writer and journalist based in Porto, Portugal. Born in France, he brings a unique blend of French and Portuguese perspectives to his work. Education Hervé studied Journalism and Literature at the University of Lyon in France. After completing his studies, he gained valuable experience working with various French media outlets (Portugal France also). Career He worked for several years as a journalist in France before making the move to Portugal. In Porto, he joined the Portugal Pulse team as a staff writer. Skills Hervé specializes in storytelling, investigative journalism, and cultural commentary. He has a flair for capturing complex issues in a relatable way. Personal Life He currently resides in Porto and enjoys the city's rich culture, from Fado music to Francesinha cuisine. Hervé continues to maintain strong ties to his French heritage, often traveling back to France for family visits and cultural exploration. With his unique background and diverse skill set, Hervé Hubert adds a layered, multicultural lens to every story he covers.

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