A cloudy Wednesday heading for a wet weekend in the Canaries
The weather forecast for today, Wednesday, shows it will be generally cloudy and windy in the islands in the west of the archipelago, Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma, El Hierro, and clearer and sunnier in the eastern ones of Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, and Fuerteventura, but as always the south of the islands will be sunnier than the north.
According to the forecast from the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), winds are from a northerly direction up to 30km/h in places, and will be stronger at the peaks of the more mountainous islands.
AEMET forecasts show that tomorrow will be clear and sunny, then rain is expected on Friday and Saturday in all of the islands, heading towards the weekend.
The forecast for each Island for today, Wednesday:
A cloudy day across the island although there will be sunny intervals in the south and west of the island. Winds are from the north and northeast reaching 23km/h during the afternoon. No rain expected today.
In Santa Cruz: minimum temperature of 15ºC and a maximum of 21ºC.
A cooler day in Gran Canaria which will be generally cloudy across the island during the whole day. A steady wind of 20km/h will prevail from the northeast throughout the day. No rain expected today.
In Las Palmas: minimum temperature of 10ºC and a maximum of 17ºC.
A clear sunny day in Lanzarote which will only see patchy clouds at altitude during the afternoon. Winds are from the northeast only light in strength this morning, getting more intense in the afternoon and reaching 26km/h. No rain expected today. Humidity of 78%.
In Arrecife: minimum temperature of 14ºC and a maximum of 19ºC.
A very similar day in Fuerteventura as in Lanzarote today, except the wind will reach 28km/h later this afternoon. No rain expected today. Humidity of 79%.
In Puerto del Rosario: minimum temperature of 14ºC and a maximum of 21ºC.
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A cool cloudy day in La Gomera, with winds lighter than in other areas. Cloud expected all day, and winds only breezy up to 13km/h from the north. No rain expected today. Humidity of 68%.
In San Sebastián: minimum temperature of 9ºC and a maximum of 14ºC.
A chilly day today in the north and east, below about 900 metres, cloudy intervals with some clearings in central hours; in the rest of the island, slightly cloudy or clear. Light winds from the northeast during the day of only 12km/h. No rain expected today.
In Santa Cruz de La Palma: minimum temperature of 5ºC and a maximum of 11ºC.
El Hierro is going to be the coldest island tonight as minimum temperatures drop to 3º. Mostly cloudy today with blustery winds from the northeast up to 23km/h. No rain expected today.
In Valverde: minimum temperature of 3ºC and a maximum of 11ºC.