Guardia Civil and Maritime Rescue officers have intercepted a boat off Ceuta which was carrying 31 North African migrants, the small boat being on the verge of sinking due to the numbers on board.
Eleven sub-Saharan migrants have been intercepted about ten miles off Tarifa as they tried to make their way to mainland Spain in a small inflatable boat.
A total of 51 sub-Saharan migrants, including three pregnant women and five children, have arrived in the port of Almeria.
Two small boats carrying a total of 25 Algerian male migrants was intercepted on Tuesday evening off the coast of Cartagena. One of the occupants was transferred to hospital after complaining of not feeling well.
The Maritime Rescue Service, in co-operation with the Moroccan and Algerian authorities, is carrying out a search for a small boat reportedly carrying seven migrants which left Morocco on Sunday.
The first migrant boat of the new year has been intercepted off the coast of Granada, the 51 sub-Saharan passengers including 17 women and 9 children.
Seven migrants had to be rescued on Wednesday after their dinghy overturned about ten miles east of Punta Europa, Cádiz province.
A boat carrying 41 migrants, including two pregnant women, has been intercepted about 55 miles south of Motril off the Granada coast.
Two sub-Saharan migrants were rescued this morning after their small dinghy capsized in heavy seas in the Strait of Gibraltar. A third person is still missing.
The Moroccan authorities intercepted have intercepted three small boats with a total of 28 men, 3 women and a baby on board.