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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 with Thunder
04:4718:48 SAST
Feels like: 23°C
Wind: 14km/h N
Humidity: 86%
Pressure: 1017.27mbar
UV index: 0
22h
23°C
ThuFriSat
27/21°C
27/22°C
30/22°C

Hermanus
20°
Partly Cloudy
05:2319:46 SAST
Feels like: 20°C
Wind: 27km/h ESE
Humidity: 71%
Pressure: 1015.58mbar
UV index: 0
21h
19°C
ThuFriSat
22/18°C
23/16°C
23/16°C

Port Elizabeth
18°
Cloudy
05:0019:19 SAST
Feels like: 18°C
Wind: 10km/h ESE
Humidity: 91%
Pressure: 1017.95mbar
UV index: 0
22h
18°C
ThuFriSat
27/19°C
30/18°C
26/17°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.