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Weather forecast: Canary Islands faces mixed conditions

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has released a detailed forecast highlighting varied weather conditions across the Canary Islands for Thursday.

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has released a detailed weather forecast for the Canary Islands, predicting varied conditions across different parts of the archipelago this Thursday.

Northern Cloud Cover with Midday Clearings

Residents in the northern parts of the islands, particularly those residing below elevations of 800 to 1,000 meters, can expect a cloudy start to the day. However, the clouds are set to part by midday, ushering in clearer skies. Conversely, the southern regions of the islands are anticipated to enjoy a mix of partly cloudy to clear skies throughout the day.

Temperature Variations

 Weather forecast: Canary Islands faces mixed conditions

Temperature-wise, the islands will see little change, maintaining the warm climate typical for this time of year. However, a noticeable dip in temperatures is expected in the high peaks of Tenerife, where the mercury will slightly to moderately decrease. The day’s temperatures will span from a high of 27 degrees Celsius in Santa Cruz de Tenerife to a cooler 19 degrees in Santa Cruz de La Palma.

Windy Conditions Across the Islands

Wind patterns will be particularly noteworthy. A moderate northeast wind will dominate most areas. However, during the second half of the day, the southeast and northwest slopes could experience intervals of stronger winds. These areas may also witness very strong gusts intermittently. Additionally, Tenerife’s high peaks are forecast to have moderate north-westerly winds, accompanied by strong gusts during the central hours of the day.

Marine Forecasts

Weather forecast: Canary Islands faces mixed conditions

Maritime conditions will also vary around the islands. The northeast coast is expected to face northeast winds at force 3, accompanied by a swell or heavy swell, with north or northeast swell heights ranging from 1 to 2 meters. The southeast coast will see more variable conditions, with winds fluctuating between force 1 to 3, accompanied by breezes and swell.

This comprehensive weather forecast from Aemet is crucial for residents and visitors in the Canary Islands, especially those planning outdoor or sea-related activities. Precaution and preparation are advised based on these detailed predictions to ensure safety and minimize disruptions caused by the weather.

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