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 01st August 2015 at 13:00 UTC.

Forecast valid from 012200 to 022200 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 Orange River tomorrow.

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

Advisories: ----------- nil.

Abnormal wave conditions: ========================= nil.

Cunene River to Walvis Bay: wind : S to se 05 to 15. Vis : poor in fog patches. Sea state: 2.0m, reaching 2.5m at first, SW swell.

Walvis Bay to Orange River: wind : N to NW 05 to 15. Vis : poor in fog patches. Sea state: 2.0m, SW swell at first.

Orange River to cape agulhas: wind : E to se 10 to 15, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 north of Cape Point, reaching 25 at first. Vis : good. Sea state: 2.0 to 2.5m, SW well.

Cape Agulhas to east london: wind : N to NE 05 to 10. Vis : good. Sea state: 2.5 to 3.0m, SW swell.

East London to Maputo: wind : N to NE 10 to 20. Vis : good. Sea state: 2.0 to 2.5m, reaching 3.0m, SW swell.

Mozambique Channel wind : S to se 10 to 20, reaching 30. Vis : good, but moderate in showers and thundershowers in the extreme North. Sea state: 3.0 to 3.5m, reaching 4.5m at first, SW swell.

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