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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
24°
Light Rain / Wind
04:4718:40 SAST
Feels like: 24°C
Wind: 34km/h SSW
Humidity: 76%
Pressure: 1011.18mbar
UV index: 0
00h
23°C
SunMonTue
23/17°C
26/20°C
23/18°C

Hermanus
16°
Fair
05:2419:38 SAST
Feels like: 16°C
Wind: 6km/h ESE
Humidity: 79%
Pressure: 1020.66mbar
UV index: 0
01h
16°C
SunMonTue
21/14°C
20/15°C
19/14°C

Port Elizabeth
16°
Mostly Cloudy
05:0019:11 SAST
Feels like: 16°C
Wind: 5km/h SW
Humidity: 96%
Pressure: 1018.96mbar
UV index: 0
00h
16°C
SunMonTue
25/11°C
27/13°C
25/13°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.