The districts of Viana do Castelo, Braga, Porto, Aveiro, Coimbra and Leiria are under orange warning due to the forecast of maritime agitation with northwest waves of 5 to 6 metres, reaching a maximum height of 10/11 metres, until midnight, then turning to a yellow warning until Wednesday. The IPMA also placed the districts of Lisbon, Setúbal, Beja and Faro under a yellow warning because of sea agitation with waves from the northwest with 4 to 5 metres until 3am on Tuesday.
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