Weather Warning: Windy Conditions and Damaging Waves

Weather Warning: Windy Conditions and Damaging Waves

Overstrand Municipality

Weather Warning: Windy Conditions and Damaging Waves

WINDY CONDITIONS AND DAMAGING WAVES IN THE OVERSTRAND AREA.

The South African Weather Services (SAWS) issued a weather warning for the Overstrand area for Thursday 11 August 2022 at 20:00 until Sunday, 14 August 2022 at 00:00.

SPRING TIDE will also occur on Saturday, bringing a higher-than-average high tide.

Wave heights of 4 - 6 m can be expected between Saldanha Bay and Cape Agulhas speading to Plettenberg Bay on Saturday and subsiding from the west on Sunday.

Strong north-westerly winds (50-65km/h) are also expected along the south-west coast on Thursday night. Strong north-westerly winds (50 - 70km/h) expected for the WC coastline from Saturday morning changing to south-westerly in the afternoon.

 
WHO TO CALL:

• Please report issues with MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE such as water, electrical, roads, stormwater, refuse removal and cleaning issues to the Municipality's 24 HOUR EMERGENCY CONTROL ROOM number on 028 313 8111

• Any emergency or distress call relating to a FIRE OR FLOOD EMERGENCY, phone OVERSTRAND FIRE & RESCUE SERVICES on 028 312 2400

• NSRI Hermanus Station 17 - 082 990 5967

• NSRI Kleinmond Station 42 - 063 699 2765

Weather Warning: Windy Conditions and Damaging Waves

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