WATCH – NOT FERRY GOOD: South coast of Spain facing ORANGE weather alerts for FIVE-METRE waves

STORMY SEAS: A ferry leaving Ceuta yesterday (Sunday) battles high waves. Photo credits: Facebook / Ceuta360 and AEMET

THE SOUTH coast of Spain is battening down the hatches in readiness for another pounding by winds and stormy seas tomorrow (Tuesday) with orange severe weather alerts issued across Andalucian beaches from Cadiz to Almeria – including the Costa del Sol.

Spain’s national weather agency AEMET has issued warnings for gale force 8 winds and waves of up to five-metres in the official alerts that are in place tomorrow (Tuesday) through until midnight on Wednesday.

The Balearic Islands of Mallorca and Menorca are also on alert.

As a taste of things to come frightening footage of a ferry battling heavy waves leaving the Spanish enclave of Ceuta has been posted to social media.

The full list of areas on alert is as follows:

Andalucia: Almeria, Cadiz, Granada and Malaga

Cataluña: Girona

Ciudad de Ceuta: Ceuta

Ciudad de Melilla: Melilla

Galicia: A Coruña and Lugo

Balearic Islands: Mallorca and Menorca

WEATHER ALERTS: Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Source: AEMET
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