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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°
Partly Cloudy
07:2118:18 SAST
Feels like: 16°C
Wind: 24km/h NW
Humidity: 76%
Pressure: 1017.1mbar
UV index: 3
13h
17°C
SunMonTue
18/12°C
17/11°C
19/9°C

Durban
21°
Sunny
06:2617:33 SAST
Feels like: 21°C
Wind: 30km/h NE
Humidity: 71%
Pressure: 1021.5mbar
UV index: 5
13h
21°C
SunMonTue
22/14°C
23/13°C
22/12°C

Hermanus
20°
Fair
07:1818:14 SAST
Feels like: 20°C
Wind: 27km/h W
Humidity: 61%
Pressure: 1015.7mbar
UV index: 4
13h
20°C
SunMonTue
18/11°C
16/7°C
18/7°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.