Marine Weather for HS 014

securite: ========= weather bulletin for coastal waters up to 50 nautical miles seaward. Issued by the South African Weather Service on the 21st of August 2019 at 08:00 UTC.

Forecast valid from 2122000 to 222200 utc:

Wind in knots, wave heights in metres. No sea state given if waves less than 2m.

Note the wind speeds quoted here are the expected average speeds. Individual gusts may exceed these values by a factor of up to 1.5. Wave heights are significant wave heights which may be accompanied by individual waves 1.5 to 2.0 times higher.

These estimates of winds and waves do not take into account the enhancing effects of the Agulhas Current off the South African East Coast.

Note: wx observations. ====================== Could all vessels experiencing unexpected, severe wx/sea state please make every effort to report this to saws via cape town radio.

Alerts: ------- warnings: -------- 1. Poor visibility in fog patches is expected between Cunene River and Walvis Bay.

Watches: --------- nil.

Severe weather advisories: -------------------------- nil.

Abnormal wave conditions: -------------------------- nil.

Cunene River to Walvis Bay: wind : variable 05 to 10, becoming se 10 to 15 by the end of the period. Vis : poor in fog patches. Sea state: 2.0m at first, with S swell.

Walvis Bay to Orange River: wind : variable 05 to 10, becoming se 10 to 20 by the afternoon. Vis : good. Sea state: 2.0m, with SW swell.

Orange River to cape agulhas: wind : E to se 05 to 10, becoming S to se 10 to 15 late tomorrow morning. Vis : good. Sea state: 2.0 to 3.0m but 3.0 to 4.0m south of cape Columbine, with SW swell.

Cape Agulhas to east london: wind : N to NW 05 to 15 becoming W to SW 05 to 15 west of storms river by mid-morning, spreading east to east London by the end of the period. Vis : good. Sea state: 3.0 to 4.0m, with S to SW swell.

East London to Maputo: wind : N to NE 10 to 20, reaching 25 between Coffee Bay and durban this evening. It will become SW 10 to 15 in the extreme south by the end of the period vis : good. Sea state: 2.0 to 3.0m, with SW swell.

Mozambique channel: wind : S to se 15 to 25. Vis : good. Sea state: 3.0m in the east, S to SW swell.

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