The following is a public announcement from the Emergency Planning Department:

The Emergency Planning Department would like to inform the public that a north westerly swell is forecast for St Helena from Thursday, 3 January through to Tuesday, 8 January 2019.

The public is advised to 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.

2 January 2019

St Helena Government Communications Hub

Telephone: 22470