June 22, 2021

Waves of more than three meters and winds of up to 90 kilometers per hour this Friday in the Canary Islands

The Canary archipelago waiting waves between 2 and 3.5 meters high tomorrow Friday, May 14, which has led to the General Directorate of Security and Emergencies of Canary Islands Government to declare the pre-alert for coastal phenomena throughout the Canary Islands since this midnight. This decision is made based on the prediction of the Meteorology Statal Agency (Aemet) and other sources available and in application of the Specific Emergency Plan of the Canary Islands for Risks of Adverse Meteorological Phenomena (PEFMA).

The wind will blow from the northeast on the western islands and from the north on the eastern islands, force 5 to 6 (30-50 kilometers per hour) with wide areas of force 7 (50 – 60 kilometers per hour) and stronger gusts.

On the other hand, the General Directorate of Security and Emergencies of the Government of the Canary Islands has also declared the pre-alert for wind throughout the autonomous community of the Canary Islands from midnight today.

The wind will blow strong from the northeast on the western islands and from the north on the eastern islands. The variable average speed will be between 30 and 60 kilometers per hour and there will be probable rMaximum achas of between 60 and 90 kilometers per hour.

The wind will not affect all the slopes of the islands of greater relief, the areas with more wind. Thus, in El Hierro It will affect the extreme west of the island (La Dehesa) and the southeast coast. On La Palma, in all the high areas, the southeast coast and the municipalities of Garafía and del Paso.

On La Gomera, the strong wind will spread throughout the island except for the part of the coast and the midlands of the municipalities of Agulo and Hermigua.

On Tenerife, in the surroundings of the Teno Massif, the Abeque Ridge, the southern slope of the Teide National Park, the municipalities of Granadilla, Arico, Fasnia, Güímar, Arafo, Candelaria and El Rosario and the southern slope of San Cristóbal de La Laguna and Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

On Gran canaria, in the municipalities of Telde, Ingenio, Agüímes, Santa Lucía de Tirajana, Tejeda, Artenara and La Aldea, and the high areas of Mogán, San Bartolomé de Tirajana, La Vega de San Mateo and Valsequillo.


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