Beachgoers warned, waves up to 12-feet high to hit UAE

Beachgoers warned, waves up to 12-feet high to hit UAE

Dubai - The minimum temperature stood at 12.9°C in the country.



By Web Report

Published: Sat 24 Nov 2018, 11:00 PM

Last updated: Mon 26 Nov 2018, 12:42 PM

The National Centre of Meteorology, NCM, has warned sea-goers of rough to very rough seas in the Arabian Gulf as a result of strong southeasterly to northeasterly winds.
In a statement today, the NCM said that wave height is expected to be between 4 to 6 feet and peaking up to 12 feet until 11 am tomorrow.
The country will be affected by an extension of the surface low pressure, over most areas of the Arab Peninsula and Arabian Gulf, associated with low pressure in the upper air causing instability condition starting by today evening.

"Convective clouds will form Eastward by the afternoon, and clouds will increase gradually toward the West especially over the sea and islands during the night with a probability of rainfall," the weather department said.
Winds will blow with a speed of 20 to 30, reaching 45 Km/hr at over the sea causing blowing dust over exposed areas.


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