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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°
Fair
06:1617:34 SAST
Feels like: 23°C
Wind: 5km/h NE
Humidity: 50%
Pressure: 1027.09mbar
UV index: 6
12h
23°C
SunMonTue
26/17°C
28/19°C
25/18°C

Hermanus
24°
Sunny
07:0718:17 SAST
Feels like: 24°C
Wind: 8km/h SSW
Humidity: 49%
Pressure: 1017.95mbar
UV index: 4
13h
23°C
SunMonTue
28/17°C
18/15°C
23/16°C

Port Elizabeth
24°
Sunny
06:4217:52 SAST
Feels like: 24°C
Wind: 14km/h N
Humidity: 31%
Pressure: 1020.32mbar
UV index: 5
13h
27°C
SunMonTue
34/18°C
22/15°C
24/14°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.