The Emergency Planning Department would like to inform the public that a large south westerly swell is forecast for St Helena from Sunday, 8 September, through to Wednesday, 11 September 2019. This may result in unsettled sea conditions in James Bay and Rupert’s Bay.
The public should use caution when accessing the Seafront area. To avoid damage to vehicles, drivers are asked to take care when parking near the safety rails.
Due care and attention should be taken when swimming in Rupert’s and James Bay during this time.
Port Control will be monitoring sea conditions and may restrict access to the Seafront, Wharf and Rupert’s Jetty areas if necessary.
5 September 2019