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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°
Mostly Cloudy
06:1317:40 SAST
Feels like: 23°C
Wind: 5km/h SSW
Humidity: 84%
Pressure: 1021mbar
UV index: 0
05h
23°C
TueWedThu
27/20°C
28/21°C
28/18°C

Hermanus
16°
Partly Cloudy
07:0418:23 SAST
Feels like: 16°C
Wind: 10km/h ENE
Humidity: 89%
Pressure: 1019.64mbar
UV index: 0
06h
16°C
TueWedThu
27/16°C
27/17°C
22/15°C

Port Elizabeth
15°
Mostly Cloudy
06:3817:58 SAST
Feels like: 15°C
Wind: 2km/h WNW
Humidity: 100%
Pressure: 1022.01mbar
UV index: 0
06h
16°C
TueWedThu
29/17°C
29/15°C
24/13°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.