The Maldives Meteorological Service (Met Office) has issued a white alert spanning the majority of the nation, from Haa Alif Atoll to Thaa Atoll.
The Met Office expects rough waves and high winds over the region from 11:00 to 17:00.
According to the weather service, the average wind speed will be between 19 and 24 miles per hour, with gusts reaching up to 40 miles per hour.
On Thursday, the Met Office issued a three-day weather warning, predicting strong winds and high seas across the Maldives for the next three days.
Authorities have advised mariners to remain cautious and to take all required safety precautions when at sea.