UAE weather: NCM warns of strong winds, rough seas

Offshore waves expected to swell up to 12 feet

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 18, 2017.  Pleasane cool and windy weather at the Kite Beach area in Jumeirah.  ( Jeffrey E Biteng / The National ) *** Local Caption ***  JB180217-Weather03.jpg
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The National Center of Meteorology issued an advisory cautioning the public against strong winds and rough seas that will push waves in the Arabian Gulf to a height of eight to 12 feet offshore on Monday.

The warning is in effect until Tuesday morning.

Meanwhile, on land, north-westerly wind speeds are expected to reach between 20 to 30km/h, with gusts up to 45km/h.

Windy conditions will be accompanied by falling temperatures and fair to partly cloudy skies, according to the NCM.

Highs will reach between 20°C and 24°C along the coast, 22°C to 26°C in the interior and 15°C to 20°C in the mountains.


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