Strong wind, high tides likely today

April 11, 2014 - 4:21:08 am

DOHA: The Weather Bureau has issued a warning about strong winds and high seas offshore today.

It said strong winds were likely to be accompanied by dust and cloudy weather, leading to high seas by evening. The Meteorology Department said foggy weather in the morning will change by afternoon to heat, dust and clouds. 

Wind is expected to be northwesterly with 5 to 15 knots, at times reaching 20. Offshore, wind direction will change to northwesterly by evening, from west in the morning. Tides are expected to be as high as five to seven feet offshore and one to three feet inshore. 

Abu Samra is likely to be the hottest, with temperatures between 25 and 39 degrees Celsius. People in Doha will experience temperatures between 24 and 36 degrees. 

 

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