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There’s a chance of rain on Wednesday. Leslie Pableo for The National
The weather over the National Day holiday will be mainly sunny, with a risk of showers in the east and over the coast and islands on Wednesday.
Tuesday will be cloudy at times, with rain in some areas, particularly in the east, north and over the coast and islands.
Temperatures will reach up to 30°C inland and up to 29°C over the coast and islands.
Winds will be light to moderate, blowing dust and sand at times.
Wednesday, the first day of the public holiday, could see some light rain over areas in the east, coast and over the sea during the day.
Temperatures will reach 29°C in Abu Dhabi and 30°C in Dubai.
Humidity will rise overnight, raising the risk of a foggy start to the UAE’s Golden Jubilee on Thursday in the west.
Winds will be light to moderate, becoming gusty at times.
Conditions in the Arabian Gulf will be slight to moderate, and calm in the Oman Sea.
Temperatures will be similar to Wednesday, with highs of 30°C in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Friday will be mostly sunny, becoming cloudy at times, particularly over northern areas.
Temperatures will reach 30°C in Abu Dhabi and 29°C in Dubai.
Winds will be light to moderate, becoming gusty at times over the sea.
Conditions in the Arabian Gulf will be slight to moderate, becoming rough at night. The Oman Sea will be calm.
The weather will be similar on Saturday, with clouds over some northern areas. Winds will be light to moderate, becoming gusty at times, blowing dust and sand.
Temperatures will fall a little, reaching only 28°C in Dubai and 27°C in Abu Dhabi.
The Arabian Gulf will be rough and moderate, becoming rough at times in the Oman Sea.
National Day staycations – in pictures
Newly opened boutique hotel Th8 Palm is welcoming guests to mark its first National Day celebrations with a 50 per cent discount off when you book a stay before Saturday, December 4. Chris Whiteoak / The National Go glamping in the Al Qudra desert this National Day weekend. Photo: bnbme Stay at Park Hyatt Dubai this long weekend. Photo: Park Hyatt For an adventure-filled staycation this National Day, you can’t go wrong with a stay at the family-friendly Atlantis, The Palm. Jeff Topping / The National The decor of rooms at Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown is inspired by its surroundings. Reem Mohammed / The National JA The Resort has a winter offer that includes a 25 per cent discount, which is valid over National Day weekend. Photo: JA Hotels & Resorts At The St Regis Downtown, Dubai, UAE residents can book an exclusive offer that includes promotional room rates, complimentary breakfast and free credit to spend at any of the hotel’s restaurants, or in the spa. Photo: Marriott Book a room for two adults, and up to two children can stay and dine with you for free at Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai. For a romantic weekend, stay at The Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert Resort. Photo: The Ritz-Carlton Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah is a good pick for a budget staycation. Photo: Hilton Garden Inn Hilton Beach Resort Ras Al Khaimah located on the waterfront offers a family-friendly stay. Photo: Hilton Rosewood Abu Dhabi offers a great place to watch the National Day fireworks. Photo: Rosewood Hotels The world’s first Warner Bros. themed hotel opened on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island in time for National Day. Photo: PRNewsfoto/Miral If you’re keen to explore Yas Island this National Day, but want to do so on a budget, then two nights at the Park Inn by Radisson is a smart choice. Head to the Garden City this National Day and spend a night at Aloft Al Ain. Photo: Aloft The family-friendly, pet-friendly Vida Beach Resort, Umm Al Quwain is a good choice for staycations. Photo: Vida Escape to the desert this National Day with a stay at Mysk Al Badayer Retreat. Last-minute stays over National Day are available to book at the Occidental Sharjah Grand. Photo: Barcelo Hotels Have a couples’ retreat at the Ajman Saray this National Day. Photo: Neil Scott Corder
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