CAPE TOWN – The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has warned anglers and beachgoers to be vigilant this week.
Although spring tide peaked on Sunday, the NSRI’s Craig Lambinon says its effects will be visible for the next few days.
“We’re going to have much higher than normal tide, low and normal high tide and stronger than normal rip current.
“We’re urging particularly anglers fishing from rocks, sightseers going to the coastline and standing on the rocks looking at the ocean or people hiking along the coastline to be cautious.”
Meanwhile, a 55-year-old man drowned while swimming with friends in Nelson Mandela Bay over the weekend.
In separate tragedy, a missing seven-year-old Claremont girl who was swept from rocks out to sea in Betty’s Bay nearly two weeks ago has still not been found.