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The National Oceans and Coastal Information Management System (OCIMS) provides decision support for the effective governance of South Africa’s oceans and coasts.

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Staying on Track

Visualizing Big Coastal Geodata in Compliance with the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Specifications

Cape Town
17°
Fair
07:0318:28 SAST
Feels like: 17°C
Wind: 23km/h SE
Humidity: 49%
Pressure: 1019.98mbar
UV index: 4
12h
17°C
TueWedThu
19/12°C
15/12°C
18/11°C

Durban
23°
Light Rain
05:1219:00 SAST
Feels like: 23°C
Wind: 5km/h NW
Humidity: 79%
Pressure: 1015.24mbar
UV index: 0
00h
23°C
TueWedThu
29/23°C
27/21°C
27/22°C

Hermanus
20°
Clear
05:4919:57 SAST
Feels like: 20°C
Wind: 13km/h SE
Humidity: 80%
Pressure: 1010.16mbar
UV index: 0
00h
19°C
TueWedThu
22/17°C
26/17°C
28/19°C

Port Elizabeth
19°
Clear
05:2619:30 SAST
Feels like: 19°C
Wind: 6km/h E
Humidity: 84%
Pressure: 1008.81mbar
UV index: 0
01h
18°C
TueWedThu
32/17°C
25/15°C
32/19°C

The National OCIMS is the result of collaborative partnerships led by the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries and managed by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. The project has drawn from the expertise of government, labour, business, academia and other sectors. It serves under the premise of Operation Phakisa a national government project.