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Strong wind and waves expected in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Anticipated are wind gusts reaching speeds of 70 km/h, coupled with temperatures projected to hit 34 degrees in the southern regions of the Canary Islands, all while a veil of haze makes its presence felt.

This Sunday, a yellow warning for strong winds and swell is in effect for the islands of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife – Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma, and El Hierro – as well as Gran Canaria. The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has announced that this warning will become active from 15:00 on August 27th, concluding at 00:00 hours. However, the risk of windy conditions will persist on Monday, along with the presence of calima.

Regarding coastal phenomena, a north-easterly wind force of 60 to 71 kilometers per hour (km/h), corresponding to force 7, is expected. In terms of the wind risk, Aemet predicts maximum gusts of 70 km/h that will impact the midlands and coasts. Specifically, this includes the western and southeastern regions of Gran Canaria, the southeastern part of Tenerife, the eastern, western, and summit areas of La Gomera, the extreme western and southeastern sections of El Hierro, and the northwest and southeast of La Palma.

Strong wind and waves expected in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife,

Conversely, across Spain as a whole, temperatures are set to considerably drop this Sunday, with maximum temperatures ranging between 20 and 30 degrees across most of the country, excluding Andalusia, Ceuta, and Melilla. The Aemet forecast indicates a day characterized by storms in Catalonia and the Balearic Islands.

The forecast indicates that temperatures will only reach 32-34 degrees in the Guadalquivir region, the far southeast of the peninsula, and the southern areas of the Canary Islands, particularly on the island of Gran Canaria.

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