Dubai Coastal Zone Monitoring Programme

FAQ


Dubai’s Coast website was designed to present information on “Dubai Coastal Zone Monitoring and Forecasting Program” to public. It displays live beach conditions, marine forecast, coastal camera and other types of data. It enables users to explore detailed information on the interactive map. Registered users will be warned in case of predicted bad sea conditions. Data request application can be downloaded from the website for submission.

Dubai’s Coast website provides general information about “Dubai Coastal Zone Monitoring and Forecasting Program”. Oceanographic, meteorological, bathymetric, and water quality can be explored on the website. The forecast system which covers the entire coastal zone of Dubai provides 3-day predictions of winds, waves, currents, water levels, temperature and salinity.

The presented data on the home page and on the interactive map are updated on real-time basis as the data are received from the stations. Usually the frequency of update ranges from 10 minutes to 1 hour depending on the types of measurements.

Registered users will: • Receive early warnings on sea conditions by email and SMS • Have free access to graphical plots of the last 24 hours of measured data. • See the next 3-day forecast

Yes. It will be sent to the registered email or mobile number.

Please register on the home page and provide valid email and/or mobile.

The interactive map forms a platform to present real-time data from all stations as well as data from the forecast system. It provides user friendly way for both advanced and simple user to view data on more details in accordance to their requirements. Please visit the interactive map page for more details.

Users can view the latest instant data free of charge. Registered users have free access to graphical plots of the last 24 hours of measured data. For enquires on historical data please refer to data request form under the monitoring page.

For enquires on historical data please refer to “Data Request” section under the monitoring page. Please download the data request form from there