Qatar Meteorology Predicts Strong Winds and High Seas for the Weekend

Doha, Qatar: According to the weekend weather forecast provided by the Department of Meteorology, Thursday and Friday are expected to be hot during the daytime with partial cloud cover and slight dust. Additionally, a cautionary advisory has been issued for strong winds and high seas on Friday, March 29, 2024.

Looking ahead to Saturday, March 30, 2024, there is a possibility of cloudy skies with scattered rainfall.

In terms of wind conditions, on Thursday, the winds inshore are anticipated to be southwesterly-northwesterly, ranging from 5 to 15 knots and gusting up to 22 knots in some areas during the daytime. However, by Friday, the wind direction is expected to shift to northwesterly, blowing at speeds of 10 to 20 knots and gusting up to 28 knots.

Temperature-wise, the mercury will fluctuate between 19 and 31 degrees Celsius on Thursday and Friday, while on Saturday, it will range from 19 to 28 degrees Celsius.

Regarding sea conditions, the sea state inshore is predicted to be between 2 to 5 feet on Thursday and Friday, with offshore waves reaching heights of 9 to 10 feet. However, by Saturday, the offshore waves are forecasted to decrease to around 6 feet.