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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 7 June 2024

Rabies outbreak: City of Cape Town urges public to stay away from seals

The City of Cape Town is advising the public to stay away from seals as far as possible, and with immediate effect. ...

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RSA SAFETRX  | Published: 22 May 2024

NSRI NATIONAL SAFETY ALERT: Rough Sea conditions and Big Waves

NSRI, in cooperation with Police, maritime authorities, DRM (Disaster Risk Management) and the emergency services are appealing to boaters, sailors, paddlers, bathers, anglers and coastal hikers to be aware of a SAWS (South African Weather Services) warning - alerting to ...

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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 ...

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SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 29 March 2024

SAFETY APPEAL: PUBLIC ARE URGED NOT TO APPROACH ANY 200kg BLUE SEALED CONTAINER

SAFETY APPEAL: PUBLIC ARE URGED NOT TO APPROACH ANY 200kg BLUE SEALED CONTAINER - FOUND WASHED ASHORE OR ADRIFT AT SEA - ALONG THE GARDEN ROUTE or SOUTH CAPE COASTLINE. ...

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SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 28 March 2024

Easter Weekend Safety Alert

NSRI, lifeguards and the emergency services are appealing to bathers, boaters, paddlers, sailors, anglers and coastal hikers to be cautious around the coastline as the full moon Spring tide remains present, gradually subsiding toward the end of this Easter Weekend ...

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SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 16 January 2024

NSRI SAFETY ALERT

NSRI are appealing to bathers, boaters, paddlers, sailors, anglers and coastal hikers to be cautious around the coastline and on inland water ways and on coastal hiking trails. ...

Full Moon Spring Tide Alert
SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 25 December 2023

NSRI Safety Alert: Full Moon Spring Tide

NSRI are appealing to bathers, boaters, paddlers, sailors, anglers and coastal hikers to be cautious around the coastline as the full moon Spring tide increases toward the peak of Spring tide – peaks on Wednesday, 27 December - during this ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 21 December 2023

British High Commission sponsors NSRI beach safety signage for the Garden Route.

The British High Commission has sponsored three location-specific NSRI rip current signs and 22 emergency beach safety signs, which will be erected at beach entrances between Herolds Bay and Sedgefield. ...

Hartbeespoort Dam
RESCUES  | Published: 19 December 2023

Hartbeespoort Dam Caution: Water hyacinth poses a serious threat to small craft

The NSRI urgently requests boaters to refrain from attempting to navigate through the water hyacinth mats at Hartbeespoort dam, which currently extend over roughly 30% of the dam. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 8 December 2023

NSRI Lifeguards are ready for the summer season

With the summer season in full swing and warmer days beckoning beachgoers to the coast, it’s important not to let our guard down to ensure we keep ourselves and our families safe. ...

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