High Waves Lash South African Coast

Rough swells with an average height of 8m battered the coast of East London in the Eastern Cape, causing flooding and damage to several buildings.



  • South Africa:   Massive Waves Cause Havoc Along SA Coast

    News24Wire, 25 August 2017

    Abnormally high waves and rough swells off the South African coast wreaked havoc for several buildings on Thursday afternoon, with some people and animals getting caught up in the… Read more »

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Weather Service forecaster Venetia Thakula explained that the waves between Port Alfred and Durban could have been due to high swells pushing against the Agulhas current (file photo).