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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
21°
Light Drizzle
05:1718:05 SAST
Feels like: 21°C
Wind: 18km/h SSW
Humidity: 87%
Pressure: 1006.1mbar
UV index: 0
00h
20°C
SatSunMon
22/14°C
17/13°C
19/13°C

Hermanus
13°
Mostly Cloudy
06:0018:56 SAST
Feels like: 11°C
Wind: 21km/h WSW
Humidity: 80%
Pressure: 1016.93mbar
UV index: 0
23h
13°C
SatSunMon
14/10°C
14/8°C
17/10°C

Port Elizabeth
15°
Cloudy
05:3618:31 SAST
Feels like: 14°C
Wind: 14km/h SW
Humidity: 75%
Pressure: 1012.87mbar
UV index: 0
23h
14°C
SatSunMon
23/9°C
18/7°C
22/7°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.