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
22°
Clear
05:2819:50 SAST
Feels like: 22°C
Wind: 14km/h S
Humidity: 58%
Pressure: 1016.2mbar
UV index: 0
21h
21°C
MonTueWed
min 17°C
23/17°C
21/15°C

Durban
18°
Light Rain
04:4818:49 SAST
Feels like: 18°C
Wind: 8km/h S
Humidity: 84%
Pressure: 1022.8mbar
UV index: 0
21h
19°C
MonTueWed
min 17°C
23/17°C
26/20°C

Hermanus
21°
Clear
05:2319:48 SAST
Feels like: 21°C
Wind: 12km/h ESE
Humidity: 62%
Pressure: 1016.7mbar
UV index: 0
21h
21°C
MonTueWed
min 16°C
24/17°C
22/16°C

East London
18°
Rain Shower
04:5219:10 SAST
Feels like: 18°C
Wind: 22km/h ENE
Humidity: 81%
Pressure: 1022.4mbar
UV index: 0
21h
18°C
MonTueWed
min 16°C
27/17°C
27/17°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.