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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 14 December 2018

UAE weather: Rough sea and strong wind over the weekend with possible rain

The lowest temperature was recorded in Damtha area with 5.6 °C on Friday morning.

It could be rainy and windy in some areas today. Antonie Robertson / The National
It could be rainy and windy in some areas today. Antonie Robertson / The National

Forecasters expect the weather to be partly cloudy and hazy at times with the probability of some light rainfall during Saturday and Sunday.

Temperatures this morning dropped to 5.6°C in the Damtha area.

Fresh to strong south-westerly winds will continue through Friday morning, reaching 40 km/h over the coast causing rough seas and poor visibility, according to the National Centre of Meteorology.

The sea will be rough to very rough in the Arabian Gulf with waves reaching 10 feet high, and moderate to rough in the Oman Sea with waves reaching 7 feet high.

Abu Dhabi will be partly cloudy with temperatures ranging between 21°C and 16°C, while temperatures in Dubai will range between 22°C and 17°C.

Temperatures along the coast will range between 24°C and 10°C, and 16°C to 6°C in the mountains.

Humidity is likely to increase during the night and Saturday morning over some internal areas with a chance of mist formation.