securite: ========= weather bulletin for coastal waters up to 50 nautical miles seaward. Issued by the South African Weather Service on the 25th October 2016 at 13:00 UTC.
Forecast valid from 252200 to 262200 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: --------- nil.
Watches: -------- 1. Poor visibility in fog patches is expected in places between Cunene River and port nolloth during the first half of the period.
Advisories: ----------- nil.
Abnormal wave conditions: ========================= nil.
Cunene River to Walvis Bay: wind : SW to se 15 to 25, reaching 30 in places in the north. Vis : poor in fog patches in places at times. Sea state: 2.0m, SW swell.
Walvis Bay to Orange River: wind : S to se 15 to 25 at first, otherwise SW to S 10 to 20. Vis : good but poor in fog patches in places and at times. Sea state: 2.5 to 3.0m at first, SW swell.
Orange River to cape agulhas: wind : E to NE 10 to 20 south of Cape Point overnight, otherwise se 10 to 20 becoming SW to S 15 to 25 in the afternoon. Vis : good but poor in fog patches north of port nolloth tomorrow morning. Sea state: 2.0 to 2.5m, W to SW swell.
Cape Agulhas to east london: wind : E to NE 10 to 20, reaching 25 to 30 in places east of storms river during second half period, becoming SW 15 to 20 in the agulhas area towards end of period spreading to Plettenberg Bay end of period. Vis : good. Sea state: 2.0m, S to SW swell becoming 2.5 to 3.0m, se swell.
East London to Maputo: wind : S to SW 10 to 20 but E to NE 10 to 20 in the south, spreading northwards later, reaching 25 in the extreme south tomorrow late afternoon. Vis : good. Sea state: 2.0 to 2.5m, mainly se swell.
Mozambique channel: wind : variable 05 to 10 in places in the north, otherwise se to NE 15 to 25 but se to E 10 to 20 in the extreme north. Vis : good becoming moderate in showers and rain in places in the south.