Throughout Monday, March 2 fog is expected to accumulate along the coast adjacent to the interior north of Cape Point. Similar conditions are expected to carry on into Tuesday, March 3.

Visibility will be reduced for driving and general navigation throughout both days and motorists are advised to steer clear of the coastal regions.

Friday, March 6 will possibly bring thunder showers over central and eastern parts of the province as well.

Off-shore conditions

“Wave heights are 1.5 – 2.5m southerly becoming southwesterly south of Cape Point this afternoon, spreading to Alexander Bay by late this evening,” says Herman Pieters from Garden Route Disaster Communications.

“The wave heights reach 3m south of Saldanha Bay on Thursday evening spreading to Cape Point on Friday. Wind directions and speeds are South Easterly 20-25kt but North Westerly 10-15kt north of Table Bay today however on Tuesday the wind directions becomes South easterly North to Northerly North of Hondeklip Bay but light and variable between Hondeklip Bay and Table Bay. It will become 5-10kt  South Westerly to Westerly along the entire coastline on Wednesday. By Thursday and into Friday it will be South Easterly to Southerly 10-20kt.”

Visibility near Cape Point is expected to be very poor in the late afternoon and early on Tuesday morning with the possibility of fog again on Wednesday evening into Thursday morning North of Langebaan. Foggy conditions could extend into Thursday evening as well as Friday morning.

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