securite: ========= weather bulletin for coastal waters up to 50 nautical miles seaward. Issued by the South African Weather Service on the 08th December 2013 at 13:30 UTC.
Forecast valid from 082200 to 092200 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 cape Columbine. 2. Poor to moderate visibility in showers and thundershowers is expected at times between Cape Agulhas and Maputo.
Watches: --------- nil
Advisories: ----------- nil.
Abnormal wave conditions: ========================= nil.
Cunene River to Walvis Bay: wind : variable 5 to 10 becoming in afternoon S to SW 10 to 15. Vis : poor in fog patches.
Walvis Bay to Orange River: wind : variable 5 to 10. Vis : poor in fog patches.
Orange River to cape agulhas: wind : NW 10 to 15 north of cape Columbine, otherwise S to se 15 to 20 reaching se 25 to 30 in Cape Point region. Vis : good but moderate to poor in morning fog patches north of cape Columbine. Sea state: 2.5 to 3.5m in south, mainly S swell.
Cape Agulhas to east london: wind : E to se 15 to 25. Vis : good becoming moderate to poor in showers and thundershowers. Sea state: 2.0 to 3.0m, SW swell.
East London to Maputo: wind : NE 10 to 20 reaching 25. Vis : poor in showers and thundershowers. Sea state: 2.0m in south, SW swell.
Mozambique channel: wind : variable 5 in the North-East, otherwise S to se 10 to 20. Vis : moderate to poor in showers and thundershowers in east and North. Sea state: 3.0 to 3.5m in southeast, SW swell.
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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. DO NOT RELY ON THIS DATA FOR DECISIONS THAT CAN RESULT IN HARM TO ANYONE OR ANYTHING.