The IPMA indicated, in a statement, that southeasterly waves of two to three metres in height are expected on the south coast of the district of Faro.

The situation is expected to get worse from noon onwards, with the waves reaching four metres in height, said the IPMA, which will issue an orange warning, in force until midnight.

Also from midday, a yellow warning will be issued in the district of Faro due to strong wind from the east/south-east, with gusts of up to 75 kilometres per hour.