This Thursday, the Canary Islands are bracing for widespread rainfall, anticipated to be more intense in the central and afternoon hours, particularly inland. The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) forecasts moderate northeast winds with potential for locally strong gusts on peaks and along northwest and southeast slopes.
Marine conditions will be affected as well, with northeastern winds blowing at force 4 to 6 in the western province and 4 to 5 in the eastern region. The sea is expected to be generally rough, with northwest swells ranging from 1 to 2 meters in height.
Weather in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
The forecast for today in Santa Cruz de Tenerife suggests predominantly cloudy skies in the north and interior, with light to locally moderate showers expected, particularly during the midday and afternoon hours. Other areas might see cloudy intervals with a slight chance of occasional light rain. Temperatures will remain fairly stable, and moderate northeast winds will prevail, with stronger gusts possible on northwest and southeast slopes and peaks.
In Las Palmas, particularly in the north and interior of Gran Canaria, expect cloudy skies with light showers that could intensify around midday, especially on the northern inland slopes. The rest of the island might experience cloudy intervals with a slight chance of light showers. Lanzarote and Fuerteventura will likely see cloudy intervals with possible light showers in the morning, decreasing in likelihood and intensity by the afternoon.
Temperature variations will be minimal, except for a slight decrease in the maximum temperatures on the northern slopes. In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, expect temperatures between 21ºC and 19ºC.
Winds will predominantly come from the northeast, with stronger gusts possible on the northwest and southeast slopes, as well as on the summits, where locally strong gusts are a possibility.