The storm that has hit the peninsula over the last two days has resulted in waves of up to 18 meters in Villano-Sisargas (Galicia), and up to 16 meters in Santander and Bilbao.

Rise in sea levels

Port authorities also reported that the additional rise in sea level caused by the storm has hit record highs in Bilbao and Santander where sea level increases were registered of 56 and 60 centimeters, respectively.