The Portuguese Institute of Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA) and the Captain of the Port of Funchal have both issued a strong wind warning for Madeira’s coastal regions. This will remain in effect until 06.00 Tuesday 26th of March. These multi-directional winds are expected to reach Force 7 (51 – 62 km per hour). Shipowners have been advised to remain in port.
Rain is also predicted in the highlands, northern slopes of the island and Funchal with the possibility of localised thunderstorms.