x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Wind and high seas expected over weekend

Fishermen warned to take care in rough weather.

ABU DHABI // Fishermen have been are warned to take care of rough seas and high waves this weekend, as northwesterly winds cause waves up to two metres high of the coast between Al Gharbia and Dubai.

The biggest waves are likely within the next 24 hours, after which they will calm slightly to between 60cm and 1.5m, according to the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology.

There will be winds of up to 37km/h on the coast and 32km/h in the interior and mountains.

The temperature will drop as low as 9C in the interior, and reach a high of 26C on the coast

Fair weather is expected tomorrow, with partial clouds and moderate winds. There is a chance of fog on coast and in the interior.

Humidity will increase on Thursday night and early Friday morning over the coast and interior.

In the next 24 hours, the mountains will have a low of 5C with a high of 18C. In the interior, temperatures will range from a low of 9C to a high of 29C. Moderate conditions are expected on the coast, with a low of 15C and a high of 26C.

Mountain areas will have a national low of 10 per cent humidity, while internal and coastal areas will have up to 99 per cent humidity.

A full lunar eclipse is expected to be visible on Sunday at about 5.20pm. It will be the last one seen in the region until 2014.