Costa Del Sol Weather Warning Extended

Costa Del Sol Weather Warning Extended.  The amber weather warning in place for Thursday and Friday has now been extended to include Saturday.

Costa Del Sol Weather Warning Extended

Costa Del Sol Weather Warning Extended

Spain’s national weather agency AEMET has extended the current weather warning to include Saturday.  There is an amber weather warning in place on Thursday and Friday for dangerously strong winds on the Costa Del Sol.  Amber is the second most severe of the warnings which can be issued. The warning is in place from 6am on Thursday 18th November until 11pm on Friday.  Winds could be as strong as force 8 (up to 74 km/h), with waves up to five metres high being predicted.

The warning now runs into Saturday morning, though it downgrades to a yellow weather warning from 12am to 6am on the 20th November.  The yellow warning is for force 7 winds (up to 61 km/h) and waves up to 3 metres. After the weather warning ends on Saturday morning there is a strong chance of thunderstorms, with rain forecast to arrive in the afternoon.

You can see the full forecast at 

Fuengirola Storm

Winds could reach force 8 with five metre high waves expected.

Malaga Airport Delays

Adverse weather conditions can sometimes cause delays at Malaga airport.  Check which flights are affected with our live flight tracker here.

Types Of Weather Warnings

Yellow: Be aware. Severe weather is possible over the next few days and could affect people in the concerned area. Yellow means that you should plan ahead thinking about possible travel delays, or the disruption of your day-to-day activities.

Amber: Be prepared. There is an increased likelihood of bad weather affecting people in the concerned area, which could potentially disrupt people’s plans and possibly cause travel delays, road and rail closures, interruption to power and the potential risk to life and property.

Red: Take action. Extreme weather is expected. Red means people in the concerned areas should take action now to keep themselves and others safe from the impact of the weather. Widespread damage, travel and power disruption and risk to life is likely.

Published: 18.11.2021

Written by Dave James

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