Useful Informations about Tarifa
Is the most frequent in Tarifa, especially during the summer time. When the temperatures are high, is picking up a sea breeze coming from the South-West (from the sea to the land). We consider the Poniente as a thermal wind, rising up around 1pm and dropping at the sunset.
Is a wind coming from the Mediterranean sea and taking his strengh on the strait of Gibraltar, we call it Venturi’s effect (tighter it is, stronger the wind will be). This wind is coming from North-East (from the land to the sea) and can be strong and really strong.