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| 17 June, 2018

Offshore wind, waves warning in UAE

The sea will be rough, becoming moderate by night in the Arabian Gulf.

A kitesurfer looks out to sea on a stormy day on a beach near the Burj al Arab, Dubai's luxury 7-star hotel, April 12, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp

A kitesurfer looks out to sea on a stormy day on a beach near the Burj al Arab, Dubai's luxury 7-star hotel, April 12, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp

REUTERS/Steve Crisp

The National Center of Meteorology, NCM, warned sea-vessels in the offshore Arabian Gulf regarding its turbulence due to fresh northwesterly wind of up to 25 knots.

Ina statement it issued today, the NCM said wave heights will be between 5 to 7feet peaking up to 8 feet from 8 am until 8 pm today.

Meanwhile, the weather in the UAE is expected to be fair in general and hazy at times.

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The maximum temperature was recorded at 45 degree Celsius in Mezaira.

Moderate winds will blow, freshening during the daytime, causing blowing of dust over some exposed areas, NCM added.

The sea will be rough, becoming moderate by night in the Arabian Gulf and moderate, becoming rough at times in the Oman sea.

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