Strong maritime disturbance warning for Madeira extended until 18:00


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The captaincy of the port of Funchal has extended the strong sea disturbance warning for the coastline of the Madeira archipelago until 18:00 on this Sunday.

In a statement, the captaincy said that the Portuguese Institute for the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA) is forecasting a north/northwest wind for the Madeira archipelago, “moderate to fresh, sometimes very cool until the middle of the night and during the afternoon”.

On the north coast, the waves will be from the north/northwest, two to three meters, rising to three to four meters during the night. On the south coast they will be westerly with one to two meters.

Visibility is expected to be “good to moderate”.

In view of this situation, the regional maritime authority recommends that boat owners and owners take the necessary precautions to ensure their safety.

Iris Lavan
Iris Lavan
With a background as a consultant in the medical industry, Iris Lavan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Portugal Pulse. Iris also runs a company in Tel Aviv offering marketing, business development, content creation and public relations services. She holds a degree in economics and management, giving her a solid grounding in business strategy and financial planning. Iris' commitment to Portugal Pulse is reflected not only in her consulting career, but also in her impact on the Portugale media landscape in Israel. She was an interviewer for Hadshot Portugal חדשות פורטוגל, a media outlet that broadcasts news about Portugal in Hebrew, where she provided valuable information on current affairs, healthcare and the economy. Since July 2023, Iris has also been part of the Portugal Pulse team.

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