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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
16°
Fair
05:5419:59 SAST
Feels like: 16°C
Wind: 8km/h SW
Humidity: 61%
Pressure: 1021.1mbar
UV index: 0
0h
16°C
FriSatSun
min 15°C
21/14°C
27/17°C

Durban
26°
Partly Cloudy
05:1219:00 SAST
Feels like: 30°C
Wind: 12km/h S
Humidity: 83%
Pressure: 1007mbar
UV index: 0
23h
26°C
FriSatSun
min 22°C
23/18°C
23/18°C

Hermanus
16°
Mostly Cloudy
05:4919:57 SAST
Feels like: 15°C
Wind: 20km/h WSW
Humidity: 64%
Pressure: 1020.3mbar
UV index: 0
0h
16°C
FriSatSun
min 14°C
19/13°C
26/16°C

East London
28°
Fair
04:5419:14 SAST
Feels like: 33°C
Wind: 17km/h E
Humidity: 71%
Pressure: 1010.1mbar
UV index: 10
11h
28°C
MonTueWed
29/22°C
34/19°C
25/17°C

The National OCIMS is the result of collaborative partnerships led by the Department of Environmental Affairs 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.