Donate Shop Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
The twice monthly Spring Tide is here. Spring Tide will peak on Saturday 04th April during the Full Moon phase.Spring Tide brings a higher than normal high tide, a lower than normal low tide and with it stronger than normal rip currents.Stronger than normal rip currents are experienced along the coast for a few days leading up to the full or the new moon, peaking on the day of the full or the new moon, and lasting for a few days after the full or the new moon, every month of the year.Anyone going down to the beach and anyone visiting the coastline over Easter Weekend are advised to be aware of the Full Moon Spring Tide and the stronger than normal rip currents that are a result of the higher and lower than normal high and low tides brought on by the full moon phase and which will peak on Saturday 04th April and that will last for the next 5 to 6 days. Extreme caution around the coast is advised over Easter Weekend. Rip-Currents-620x464 The dark blue lines of water from the sand to the sea is the rip current. TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONESMS 32287 with your name and a message of support for our Sea Rescue crew
Next Article

Mossel Bay and Hout Bay – Boats assisted:

Read More

You may also like

Yzerfontein
RESCUES  | Published: 17 April 2024

NSRI assist in 2 horse riding accidents on beaches

The NSRI assisted in 2 horse riding accidents over the last two weekends - one in Yyzerfontein on the West Coast and another at Jefferys Bay. ...

Seapoint callout 15april
RESCUES  | Published: 15 April 2024

A false alarm with good intentions; and then 2 brothers are rescued

A sunny afternoon in Table Bay turned problematic for some water sports enthusiasts on Sunday. ...

Generic Safety Alert
SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 8 April 2024

SAWS Weather forecasts and safety:

Despite the Black South Easter, brought on by the cut off low forecast by SAWS (South African Weather Services), affecting parts of the Western Cape and beyond, heavy rain thunderstorms forecast and experienced around the coast and inland, NSRI has ...