Cape Town - The SA Weather Service has advised the Disaster Risk Mangement Centre that another cold front is approaching, moving over the south-western Cape on Tuesday afternoon.
Strong to gale force winds expected throughout Tuesday along the coast. Southwest-westerly swells will also increasing to 5.0-5.5m along the same stretch of coastline. Vessels will have difficulty in navigating, risk of capsizing. There may be some disruption for small harbours.
Beachfront activities such as swimming and angling are not advised.
Over recent weeks, a series of cold fronts have hit the Western Cape resulting in heavy rains, localised urban flooding and gale force winds in various parts of the Cape metropole.
The inclement weather has however brought with it much-needed rainfall. The weather bureau additionally warned that veld fire conditions were expected in the drier parts of the province, as high winds could help spark blazes.