An appeal has been made to anyone finding to floating Wave Height Recorder that was lost off Durban on Saturday the 28th of February, after suspected to have been hit by a ship, coming loose from its anchor, 10 kilometres off Umgeni, somewhere between 20h00 and midnight.
The Wave Height Recorder was last seen 5km off-shore of Port Shepstone on the 01st March and is suspected to be travelling South in the Agulhas currents and may already be off-shore in the vicinity of East London by now or even further South.
Anyone who spots or recovered the Wave Height Recorder can contact NSRI at 0823803800.
The Wave Height Recorder, belonging to the City of Durban, Ethekweni Municipality, sends information to the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) and an aircraft has been sent to attempt to find the it but so far to no avail.
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