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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°
Mostly Cloudy
07:0218:35 SAST
Feels like: 15°C
Wind: 9km/h NNW
Humidity: 91%
Pressure: 1012.1mbar
UV index: 0
9h
16°C
SunMonTue
18/14°C
17/12°C
17/11°C

Durban
21°
Sunny
06:0917:47 SAST
Feels like: 21°C
Wind: 6km/h NNW
Humidity: 74%
Pressure: 1010.9mbar
UV index: 1
8h
21°C
SunMonTue
28/20°C
27/17°C
21/16°C

Hermanus
16°
Cloudy
06:5918:31 SAST
Feels like: 15°C
Wind: 17km/h WNW
Humidity: 85%
Pressure: 1011.9mbar
UV index: 0
8h
16°C
SunMonTue
22/14°C
16/13°C
17/11°C

Port Elizabeth
20°
Sunny
06:3318:07 SAST
Feels like: 20°C
Wind: 9km/h SW
Humidity: 66%
Pressure: 1010mbar
UV index: 1
9h
22°C
SunMonTue
28/14°C
25/11°C
20/8°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.