According to a statement issued by the National Maritime
Authority (AMN), the alert was given at 1:15pm regarding a person who was
feeling unwell after getting out of the water at Penedo beach, in the
municipality of Albufeira.
"The elements of the Local Command of the Maritime
Police of Portimão, the "SeaWatch" Project and the Medical and
Resuscitation Vehicle (VMER) of INEM were immediately activated," the note
The 45-year-old victim was assisted on the beach by INEM
elements, but her death was declared at the scene.